MLK honor planned for Stone Mountain

...monument to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the summit of Stone Mountain Park. Park officials told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sunday that an elevated tower -featuring a replica of the Liberty Bell - would celebrate the single line in...

Probe of ex-Rep. Broun expands to Rep. Hice

...U.S. Rep. Paul Broun also now includes questions about Broun's successor, Rep. Jody Hice, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned.A federal grand jury in Macon has been meeting for months to hear allegations that Broun's office...

High-profile Ga. lawyer gives up license

...surrendered his law license, resolving a State Bar of Georgia ethics investigation that began in 2011.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Georgia Supreme Court on Monday issued an opinion that Tony Axam agreed in 2010 to act as a...

Man pleads not guilty to gouging cellmate's eyeballs

...guilty to strangling an LGBT activist and, months later, gauging out the eyeballs of a cellmate. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Donte L. Wyatt pleaded not guilty to 14 felonies, including two counts of malice murder, Wednesday...

UGA student charged in co-ed rape

...held, currently without bond, at the Clarke County Jail. The university said in a statement to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he is not allowed on campus. Oluwadare is listed on the university's website as being a student assistant...

Taxpayer funding for work at Deal's private home criticized

...governor's residence that will be passed on to the next governor. This is his personal home," Perry told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution."And I have to question why these improvements are being made now and not earlier in his first term," Perry...

Former NASCAR driver Weldon Adams to be inducted in group's hall of fame

...and Augusta International Raceway in Richmond County. He later worked at The Augusta Chronicle and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Adams died in 1995 at age 66.Reach Chris Gay at (706) 823-3645

Sex assault at Atlanta's Dragon Con

...someone recognizes him and contacts police. Dragon Con spokesman Don Carroll said in a statement to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution the convention's policy is not to comment on "specific incidents." Tens of thousands attend the annual event...

Georgia governor proposes spending $50 million more on pre-kindergarten to reverse cuts

...pre-kindergarten program that increased class sizes and cut teacher pay.The Republican governor told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the specifics are still in the works."We all know the statistics indicate a good pre-K program is the...

Come to a full stop

...That's the goal of a recently filed federal lawsuit against the state Department of Driver Services.The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quotes a group of immigrants, unnamed out of concerns for their "safety" and who are "living in Georgia without...