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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Atlanta to add more city security cameras

ATLANTA - The Atlanta City Council has voted to spend $2.25 million to increase surveillance throughout the city.The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports...

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...

Den of coyotes closes Atlanta city park

ATLANTA -- The discovery of a den of coyotes has closed an Atlanta city park.