A brewing legal fight between Cobb County and the Atlanta Braves was cut off early, and it figures to be a win for both parties in the long run. The disagreement was over some $4.6 million that the team claimed the county owed them for construction costs, an amount that Cobb claimed it was not responsible for. Over the weekend the two sides worked out an agreement that Cobb would not have to pay any additional fees, which is a win for Braves PR as well as for oft-maligned Cobb taxpayers, both of whom are RISING…
There are more electric scooters than ever on city streets, and lawmakers are getting fed up. The City of Alpharetta recently banned e-scooters, and the City of Atlanta is considering legislation cracking down on them, and has directed police officers to more strictly enforce violations. The scooters certainly have their benefits, but without regulation they have become something of a public nuisance, not to mention a danger when ridden on sidewalks and busy streets. As legislators across the Atlanta Metro ponder their future, e-scooter companies are DRIFTING…
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