Ga. coach charged with biting rival

...confrontation happened inside a school office Jan. 9 after the South Cobb girls team lost to Campbell High School.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Martin is also accused of throwing a chair and telling Harris she would stomp him and...

Reports: Kyle Shanahan to become Falcons' offensive coordinator

...Quinn, who is very likely to be offered the Falcons head coaching job after the Super Bowl Feb. 1, according to The Atlanta Journal-Consitution.The Falcons' braintrust flew to Seattle on Monday to interview Quinn for a second time, the newspaper...

Braves trade Gattis to Houston, AJC reports

...Gattis to the Houston Astros on Wednesday for a package of prospects, a person familiar with the situation told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.It wasn't immediately known which prospects the Braves would get in exchange for Gattis, who was...

Georgia may merge more colleges

...school the largest within the state's system of public colleges and universities with almost 54,000 students, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. "This would create a new type of institution in the University System of Georgia: A research...

Controversial former Atlanta Fire Chief to speak at Abilene Baptist

...anti-gay. His suspension and firing have stirred up controversy over "religious liberty," according to reports in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.Cochran has received support from the Georgia Baptist Convention.Admission to the event is free...

Across the region

...marijuana, but they appear more closely split on whether to permit its recreational use, according to a poll by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.The poll showed 84 percent of registered voters agreed the General Assembly should legalize marijuana-based...

Airsoft sniper puzzles Atlanta police

...that someone is shooting an airsoft rifle at moving vehicles in one of Atlanta's most exclusive neighborhoods. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports no injuries have been reported in the shootings, which have happened in the West Paces Ferry...

State lacks funds to replace historical markers

...damaged signs but says there is no available funding to do so. Parts of a DNR memo were recently published by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution."There have been no appropriations by the General Assembly in recent years for the repair or replacement...

University System of Georgia uses loophole to lobby lawmakers

...meals and events for state lawmakers despite a law banning many freebies for members of Georgia's Legislature.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports records obtained through an Open Records Act request show that lobbyists spent more than $48...

Schroder leads Hawks over Mavs with career-high 22 points

...percent from the field."I'm honored but more happy for our team the way we have been playing," Horford told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "I look forward for us to keep getting better."