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Michaux: Sports voices prominent on flag issue

...chance to trade in their Confederate flags for new United States flags. As friend and colleague at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Steve Hummer, wrote, "Efforts to do something like that in 1861 met with stunning failure."We'll see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/scott-michaux/2015-07-02/michaux-sports-voic
DeKalb County CEO found guilty

...vendors for campaign contributions has been found guilty of attempted theft by extortion and perjury. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the verdicts were announced late Wednesday morning in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/dekalb-county-ceo-found-guil
Ga. man kills ex-girlfriend who ran off with wife

...ex-girlfriend after she took up with his estranged wife has been sentenced to life without parole. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the county's district attorney announced Raymond McKoy's sentence Tuesday. McKoy was convicted Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-01/ga-man-kills-ex-girlfriend-w
Across Georgia

...The verdicts were announced Wednesday in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.Ellis was acquitted of five other counts on charges that included bribery.He now faces up to 15 years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-01/across-georgia
3 people injured in Atlanta shootings

...Atlanta police said they do not believe the shootings are connected.Officer Ralph Woolfolk told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1JqkCuc ) that authorities responded to a shooting around 2:40 a.m. Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-27/3-people-injured-atlanta-sho
Georgia's Safe Carry Protection Act allows gun owners to carry in more places, but could create tension

...Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport with a loaded AR-15 rifle strapped to his chest. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Cooley was tailed by airport police while he dropped off his daughter, and other travelers "showed concerns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-22/georgias-safe-carry-pr
Across Georgia

...near Atlanta, Mary Katherine Pursley said the second-grader was screaming and upset April 30.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a panel of former educators at the hearing will decide whether she's dismissed from Cobb County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-23/across-georgia
1 dead; 4 hurt in 200-teen party near Atlanta

...a 19-year-old man from Stockbridge -- was pronounced dead at Piedmont Fayette Hospital, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.A fight broke out after the homeowner arrived and tried to break up the party, Fayette County Sheriff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-15/1-dead-4-hurt-200-teen-party
Ga. college president pay defended

...presidents of Georgia Tech and Georgia State University.University System Chancellor Hank Huckaby told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the pay raises are retention tools. He said Georgia Tech President Bud Peterson andGeorgia State President...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-08/ga-college-president-pay-
Falcons' Antone Smith starting to work his way back

...has started running during his rehabilitation."The recovery is going pretty good," Smith told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution last week. "I'm up and running. I'm almost full force, but not quite where I need to be. In time, that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-23/falcons-antone-smith-starting