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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-08/across-region
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-01/augusta-official-likes-idea-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-23/atlanta-may-sell-aging-civic
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-07/georgia-high-court-orders-dis
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-05/atlanta-councilwoman-dui
Fred Russell's firing one of year's top stories

...annually plus a car allowance, retirement plan and insurance, significantly less than the average pay in most metro Atlanta cities and counties that responded to a 2012 Georgia salary survey.Since 2009, commissioners had complained the most about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-12-30/fred-russells-firing-one
'Duck Dynasty' figure stolen; reward offered

...crossed, went missing between Wednesday night and Thursday morning in the town of Ball Ground about 50 miles north of Atlanta.City Clerk Karen Jordan tells the Cherokee Tribune that the scarecrow was a favorite in the city's inaugural scarecrow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-10-21/duck-dynasty-figure-stolen-r
Atlanta councilman disbarred

ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court has ordered the revocation of an Atlanta city councilman's right to practice law in the state.The high court issued an opinion Monday finding that Councilman Lamar Willis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-07/atlanta-councilman-dis
Pay hikes set for Atlanta officials

ATLANTA - An Atlanta city advisory committee is recommending pay hikes for elected officials.The Elected Officials Compensation Commission recommends that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-01/pay-hikes-set-atlanta-officia
City asked to replace crashed Atlanta copter 11 years ago

...intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. and Hamilton E. Holmes drives. The boy was later found safe.According to Atlanta City Council records from September 2001, the Hughes OH-6 helicopter that crashed was built in 1967 and was used by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-05/city-asked-replace-crashed-at