Those of you who listen to WSB in Atlanta may remember newscasts with Washington updates from Jamie Dupree. Jamie lost his voice in the spring of 2016 due to a medical condition called “Tongue Protrusion Dystonia”. The condition leaves, as he explains in this blog entry from last December, him with a strained, strangled voice.
Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore wasn’t content to let Casey Cagle work on keeping HQ2 out of Atlanta. She let it know she’s “not the biggest fan” of Amazon setting up shop in Atlanta. “I just think it will accelerate some of the gentrification and affordability [issues in Atlanta]” President Moore said on WABE’s
It is one year to the day that the City of South Fulton’s first mayor and council were sworn in on the stage of Banneker High School. It is one year to the day that the citizens in the Georgia’s largest county obtained their independence from the county government. One year since Georgia’s 5th largest
Twelve years is a long time in politics but just how long? In 2006 both Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls called for a special session of the legislature to write a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in Georgia. Now both candidates are telling voters they are the most progressive and committed to equality. One example of how
After 5 days of deliberation, the jury of seven women and five men found Tex Mclver guilty of felony murder of his wife, Diane, as well as four other charges. According to the AJC, the jury said on Monday that they were deadlocked. After some urging from the Judge, they were able to come to
Atlanta is one of 15 finalists for the Army’s new “Future Command”. Part of a broader modernization effort from the military, the Future Command will focus specifically on how “the Army researches, develops, and procures new equipment.” The Army announced that the Future Command must be a city with access to academia and business expertise. Which
Georgia’s Second Congressional District has the highest number of SNAP recipients in the state–more than 57,000. So it’s especially noteworthy when the district’s representative is alarmed at reforms to the program. Sanford Bishop said in a recently-released statement the proposed Trump administration reforms could “exacerbate” existing woes for needy families (Bishop ever so helpfully noted
Even from his new digs further south, General Beauregard Lee predicted six more weeks of winter. His northern neighbor, Punxsutawney Phil, matched his prognostication. Hopefully, there will be no more of this…
A President who either doesn’t know the words to the Star Spangled Banner or doesn’t want to sing the national anthem was welcomed to the college football championship in the most appropriate way on Monday. Before any snowflakes get upset, let’s remember the buffoon blatantly disrespected Atlanta because he’s a baby.
The best time to announce layoffs and a wholesale business change to your decimated team? Two days after Christmas, duh. Creative Loafing‘s top brass decided today is the time to “finally say goodbye to an era that is likely gone” announcing “reduced roles” for three editorial positions and four layoffs on the sales side of