Civil War museum closes after Confederate flag ban

Following a request from Henry County District 2 Commissioner Dee Clemmons that all Confederate flags be removed in order to not offend anyone, the Nash Farm Battlefield and Museum announced on Tuesday that it would be closing its doors on June 1st.  “To exclude...

Westmoreland out on Gov. race

Just days after a campaign to draft him into next year’s Governor’s race began, Lynn Westmoreland has officially taken his name out of the hat.  The former Congressman told supporters that he would not be running in 2018, taking what would have been a...

Cobb bus drivers threaten strike

Cobb County isn’t exactly known for having a robust public transportation system, and recently things have taken a turn for the worse.  Cobb LINC bus drivers have threatened to strike after receiving lessened or no paychecks in recent pay cycles, and officials...

Cook Park to serve as westside anchor

On Friday city leaders gathered to break ground on the new Cook Park near Mercedes-Benz Stadium.  The 16-acre park will serve as an anchor for the Atlanta BeltLine which passes through the area, as well as a ‘community gathering place,’ and a monument to...

Atlanta tops for job growth

A report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals that over the past year Atlanta had the highest job growth of the country’s 12 largest metropolitan areas.  More good news for Governor Nathan Deal and co., who have been working hard to make Georgia one...

School superintendent pushes arts

Georgia Superintendent of Schools Richard Woods has been a busy man of late, but one of his top priorities has been expanding the arts in state schools.  In March he won an award from the National Art Education Association for his work in expanding art education, and...

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