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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
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
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
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
Atlanta to pay $250,000 to settle lawsuit over police candidate with HIV

...Department."The case is the most recent involving allegations of mistreatment by police officers.In March, the Atlanta City Council approved a $330,000 payment in a separate lawsuit stemming from a 2009 police raid at the Atlanta Eagle gay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-22/atlanta-pay-250000-settle-lawsuit-o
Morris Brown College faces foreclosure

...This is heartbreaking and not only a sad day in the life of Morris Brown, but in black academia," said former Atlanta City Councilman Derrick Boazman, who is a 1990 Morris Brown graduate."The school is needed now more than ever," he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-08-23/morris-brown-college-face
Across the region

...This is heartbreaking and not only a sad day in the life of Morris Brown, but in black academia," said former Atlanta City Councilman Derrick Boazman, who is a 1990 Morris Brown graduate. "The school is needed now more than ever."The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-23/across-region