Georgia debates Confederate carving set in stone and state law

...Tempore state Sen. David Shafer were not returned. Deal's spokesman Brian Robinson said Deal hadn't looked at the Atlanta city council's resolution yet.In the meantime, cities and neighboring states have rejected their own monuments to top...

Street performer in wedding dress offered $20,000 settlement

ATLANTA - City officials are set to offer a well-known Atlanta street performer $20,000 to settle a lawsuit...simple assault but later dismissed the charges.The settlement still needs to be approved by the full Atlanta city council.

Film incentives bring in major benefits for Georgia

...specific locations matching scenes requested by producers interested in filming in Georgia.For the past few days, Atlanta City Hall's facade has been transformed into a film set for the upcoming HBO movie Confirmation. The film, chronicling...

Across the region

...clientsATLANTA - Charges have been filed against an Atlan ta firm and two executives accused of selling unsuitable investments to Atlanta city employee pension funds.The Securities and Ex change Commission said Thursday that Gray Finan cial Group, President...

Across the region

...acres at the Fort McPherson site for $30 million and build up to 16 sound stages for the film studio, according to Atlanta city officials. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the U.S. Army still must sign off on any deal.Atlanta Mayor...

Augusta official likes idea of mandatory recycling

...service.Similar sanctions are already enforced in large cities such as Seattle, San Francisco and New York. The metro Atlanta city of Griffin has had mandatory recycling since 2007 to recover more of the 5,500 tons of residential waste it disposes...

Atlanta airport world's busiest

ATLANTA - Atlanta city officials say the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has again been named the world's busiest airport in terms of passenger...

Atlanta may sell aging civic center

ATLANTA - Atlanta city officials are moving toward selling a major event venue - the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution...

Report: Ga. governments have weak nepotism rules

...or appropriately enforced.In one case, Gwinnett County lets an elected official supervise his own girlfriend. An Atlanta city councilman votes on government spending that funds the paychecks of his brothers and sisters. In Clayton County, an...

Changes unlikely in SC congressional delegation

...about $7,000 along with debts of $355,000, most of that from the campaign of two years ago. Tinubu, a former Atlanta city councilwoman and Georgia lawmaker, would be the first black woman elected to Congress in the state. The district was...