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Atlanta county studies 17 percent tax hike

...property tax hike.Commissioners in Fulton County got input from taxpayers Wednesday...its kind in more than 20 years.Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves...50 million budget shortfall.Fulton County is home to Atlanta and several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-10/atlanta-county-studies-17-pe
Prisoner killed in apparent stabbing

...District Attorney Ashley Wright,According to the Georgia Department of Corrections Web site, Grier was convicted in Fulton County on charges of aggravated child molestation and aggravated sodomy and was serving a 25-year sentence. His maximum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-29/prisoner-killed-appare
Woman sues over alleged wrongful imprisonment

...County Sheriff's Office and the Fulton County Police Department because her...woman suspected of forgery in Fulton County.The lawsuit says three sheriff's...County and three police officers in Fulton County repeatedly ignored Tinsley's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-23/woman-sues-over-alleged-wrongful-im
Transport rescue effort could benefit dogs at Augusta shelter

...spay-and-neuter clinics that are still in operation and self-sustaining.Her shelters ? which took in 9,000 animals in Fulton County last year and 7,000 in DeKalb County, compared with 9,300 in Augusta ? conduct spay-and-neuter outreach in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-20/transport-rescue-effort-coul
Across Georgia

...Friday convicted Charles Cook of murder and weapons charges in the shooting death of 34-year-old Salento Winfrey, Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard Jr. saidHoward said the two men lived in separate apartments and had been fighting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-14/across-georgia
Black presence in state GOP is growing stronger

...with Morehouse College alumnus Harold Booker; Morehouse College Republicans Chairman Michael Roundtree; and former Fulton County GOP Executive Director and COO of Engaged Futures Claire Barlett to play hosts to a Black Conservative Leadership Conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-06-08/black-presence-s
Accused killers caught having sex in Atlanta jail

...an afternoon-delight rendezvous interrupted in the Fulton County jail.Norris Speed contended in the official incident...The incident highlighted two ongoing problems for the Fulton County jail: lengthy incarceration of inmates awaiting court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-03/accused-killers-caught-havin
Georgia death row inmate set to die Tuesday

...execution.Wellons' lawyers said they have filed two lawsuits aimed at halting his execution.One suit filed in Fulton County Superior Court says using pentobarbital outside of a physician-patient relationship and for no medical purpose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-15/georgia-death-row-inma
Woman found dead along Ga. dirt road

...Atlanta reports a man and his grandson discovered the body while riding four-wheelers in the Palmetto area of south Fulton County around 3 p.m. Thursday. Police Sgt. Lee Gragg said there were signs of trauma. He said it appears the woman had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-16/woman-found-dead-along-ga-di
Atlanta Braves release more details of new suburban park

...30,000-seat football stadium and building a new college baseball park on the footprint of the former Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, which was torn down in 1997. Georgia State's proposal is part of a $300 million development that would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-05-14/atlanta-braves-release-m