First Slice 12-17-13: Anonymous Christian anarchists take credit for Mall of Georgia calendar heist
'Sorry, misogyny is out of stock'
State Sen. Don Balfour's trial is now under way and could be finished by the week's end. He's facing 18 charges related to the misuse of his legislative expense account.
Morris Brown has revealed its plans to pay off an estimated $34 million debt and climb out of bankruptcy. "The African Methodist Episcopal Church, Inc. has actually come forward and bought out the legal position of Morris Brown's largest creditor," Morris Brown attorney Renardo Hicks said.
A trio of Christian thieves have claimed responsibility for stealing all the racy calendars from a Mall of Georgia kiosk and replacing them with signs that read: "Sorry, misogyny is out of stock," "Should've gone with the puppies," and other sayings.
Emory University President James Wagner is the highest paid college official in Georgia, making a cool $1.2 million per year.
Georgia U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson will back the two-year budget deal. "While reforms included in the agreement are modest, most move America in the right direction," Isakson said in a statement. Meanwhile, Sen. Saxby Chambliss is still up in the air.
Mayor Kasim Reed recently asked all his cabinet members if they wanted to keep their jobs. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport General Manager Louis Miller and Chief Operating Officer Duriya Farooqui checked the "no" box.
Georgia ranks approximately $3,500 below the U.S. average for public school teacher salaries, a recent study finds.