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
Two months after a judge set a $750,000 bond for Atlanta attorney and former member of the Georgia Board of Elections, Tex Mclver, the AJC is reporting that the accused raised the 10% needed to walk free until his trial. Mclver is accused of murdering his wife, Dianne, in September of 2016. Mclver maintains it
Add the Prix Gaillen Pro Bono Humanum Award to the list of accolades bestowed upon Jimmy Carter. The Gaillen Foundation announced yesterday that President Carter will be this year’s honoree on Oct. 26 at a glitzy gala in NYC. Dr. P. Roy Vagelos, Chairman of the Prix Galien USA Committee said they decided to award the prize to our
The “City of Atlanta” has a message for all of the rainbow crosswalk critics: buy yourself a one-way ticket to Chattanooga or Birmingham. Granted, Chattanooga doesn’t have the scratch to spend on multi-colored pavement paint or a streetcar that no one uses, but, as City of Atlanta pointed out, we do have bridges….over our water.
Truly we have achieved peak….something…when Congressman John Lewis and RuPaul are considered 1/50th of the world’s 100 most influential people. Writing in Time, Sen. Cory Booker said of Lewis: In the 1960s, Lewis was one of the “Big Six” civil rights leaders, and today he is the last remaining person alive who spoke at the March on