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.

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...

Prosecution charges Atlanta City Hall corruption in opening statements

...commissioner of administrative services, told jurors Tuesday that the case was about "corruption and cover-up" at Atlanta City Hall. In her opening statement, Assistant U.S. Attorney Sally Yates said McCall lied about his role in contracting...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Atlanta councilwoman DUI

ATLANTA - A longtime member of the Atlanta City Council has pleaded guilty to a charge of driving under the influence and has been sentenced to probation.WSB-TV reports Councilwoman...

Georgia high court orders disbarment of Atlanta City Councilman Willis

...The Georgia Supreme Court ordered the revocation of an Atlanta city councilman's right to practice law in the state on...been a Georgia State Bar member since 2006, on the Atlanta City Council since 2001 and faces re-election in November...

Plan to pay off King Papers wins council approval

ATLANTA - The Atlanta City Council has cleared the way for a civil and human rights museum to...donations. A four-member finance and executive committee of the Atlanta City Council last week unanimously recommended repaying the remaining...