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Green Bay's Josh Sitton feels like months were wasted after stunning collapse

...that linked their improbable victory to Martin Luther King Jr.On Monday, the national holiday celebrating the slain civil rights leader, the team sent out a Twitter message that said, "We shall overcome." The tweet featured a picture of an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-19/green-bays-josh-sitton-feels-
Atlanta readies for reaction to Ferguson case

...a segregationist, ordered police to protect the state Capitol in Atlanta during the funeral procession of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Instead, calm prevailed.The Atlanta University Center, home to Clark Atlanta University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-20/atlanta-readies-reacti
Several issues remain in Georgia Legislature's final days

...infringes on a woman's right to choose. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.Georgia would erect a statue to honor the slain civil rights leader under a plan likely to receive a final vote this week. Republicans and Democrats have given the plan support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-17/several-issues-remain-ge
Gov. Deal Deal signs bills for King statue, college students

...Martin Luther King III and the Rev. Bernice King, as he signed legislation providing for a statue to honor the slain civil rights leader.Martin Luther King III called it a great tribute to his father."My hope is that it reminds people that there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-29/gov-deal-deal-signs-bill
State legislators back medical marijuana bill

...woman's right to choose.As the day progressed, House lawmakers voted 173-3 to approve placing a statue of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the Capitol grounds or in another prominent location. It would be paid for by private...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/state-legislators-back-medical-mari
Bert Lance, Ga. banker and Carter ally, dies at 82

...were Lillian Carter, the then-president's mother, and the Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr., father of the slain civil rights leader. Lance said later that he wasn't bitter.Thomas Bertram Lance was born in Gainesville, Ga., in June...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-08-16/bert-lance-ga-banker-and-car
Braves' move highlights race, class disparity in Atlanta

...County ? where the team says more ticket-buyers live. Although it is long past segregation, the hometown of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is far from integrated, and the city's politics, business and even sports teams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-14/braves-move-highlights-r
Themes of civil rights struggle still resonate on MLK Day, 50 years later

...of many events across the nation to honor the slain civil rights leader.In King's hometown, civil rights leaders...projects held Monday across the nation to honor the slain civil rights leader. It was about 50 years ago that King had just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-20/themes-civil-rights-struggle-still-
Police continue to investigate death of Athens banker

...Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech at the Anointed Word Evangelistic Tabernacle Church in Lithonia to mark the slain civil rights leader's birthday. Last year was no different. After delivering the 2012 speech, Parker drove to Athens to pick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-01-15/who-killed-athens-bank
Inauguration day is day for King, too

...festivities.A quirk in the calendar pushed Obama's public swearing-in onto the national holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader, and inaugural planners have taken pains to acknowledge that fact. Going into his second term, Obama seems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-01-21/inauguration-day-day-king-too