Atlanta sports teams rally for betting

The presidents of the Atlanta Braves, Falcons, Hawks, and United have come together to voice their support for legalizing sports betting in Georgia.  The heads of the four teams this week announced the creation of the Georgia Professional Sports Integrity Alliance,...

DeKalb votes out school superintendent

Another day another drama for DeKalb County, where on Monday the school board voted 6-1 to remove Superintendent Steve Green, cutting his tenure short more than a semester early.  The board voted to install longtime administrator Ramona Tyson as the interim...

Georgia’s measles outbreak

In 1980 measles killed nearly 3 million people.  By 2014 that number was down to 73,000, nearly all in developing nations.  The MMR vaccine is highly effective at reducing and even eliminating the disease, but thanks to the anti-vaxxer movement, measles is back in...

NYE Peach Drop cancelled

A thirty-year Atlanta tradition is coming to an end, as Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms last week told local radio station Majic 107.5/97.5 that the city was cancelling its annual New Year’s Eve Peach Drop.  Citing issues with location, (the city no longer owns...

(Another) Kasim Reed Scandal

The latest in a long series of scandals and questionable decisions from the administration of former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed was unveiled Monday, as news broke that former First Lady Langford Reed had a 2016 car wreck in a city-owned vehicle swept under the rug. ...

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