First Slice 5-1-15: Reed and Fulton County Chairman butt heads over sale of Turner Field
Plus, Mayor Reed's business partner is the subject of a subpoena and more news.
Hold up, Mayor Reed. He says the city is ready to expedite the sale of post-Braves Turner Field. According to Reed, the Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority can seal the deal without public bidding or the approval of the Atlanta City Council or the Fulton County Commission. Unsurprisingly, some officials, like Fulton County Chairman John Eaves, are not cool with that.
Speaking of Reed, one of his business partners is now the subject of a subpoena. Darrell Anderson runs A-National Limousine Service at the airport and has strong political and personal ties to Reed. Investigators are looking into invoices he sent the city to pay for new automobiles.
A Douglas County food bank is in need of some help. No, not more donations. They say they actually have a significant surplus of produce, and they hope to find 1,000 more families to feed each month. Know someone who could benefit? Here's the info.
This might be the inflammatory church sign to end all inflammatory church signs, spotted at Ten Commandments Church in Milledgeville.
Could Kirkwood's Pullman Yard be transformed into sports facilities for local youth, or will it become more townhomes and office space?
Crime Stoppers are offering a $2,000 reward for information on the man accused of punching a 10-year-old at the Whole Foods on Ponce before driving off in his BMW X5.