High-profile Ga. lawyer gives up license

...attorney has 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...

Kirby: Longtime newspaper executive had a respected knack for leadership

...think we need Ed Skinner to be our government reporter," said the editor who would go on to leadership roles for The Atlanta Journal and The New York Times Co.Others needed him more.Over the years I have been surprised by the number of people...

Man pleads not guilty to gouging cellmate's eyeballs

...pleaded not 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...

UGA student charged in co-ed rape

...Oluwadare is being 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...

Immigrants sue Ga. over driver licenses

...residency is disputed sued Georgia's state government Monday for refusing to issue them driver's licenses. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the federal lawsuit accuses the Georgia Department of Driver Services of violating the constitutional...

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

...Georgia's 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...

Sex assault at Atlanta's Dragon Con

...hopes that 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...

Come to a full stop

...immigrants. 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...

Taxpayer funding for work at Deal's private home criticized

...the 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...

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

...the Hayloft 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