First Slice 5-9-13: Mayor says Fulton County ‘doesn’t do anything anyway’


1. Southwest Airlines is shifting away from Atlanta as a hub for operations after inheriting that model when it acquired AirTran. Still, Hartsfield-Jackson remains the world’s most crowded.

2. A young gator was pulled from a neighborhood pond in Lawrenceville yesterday, but not before grabbing a chunk of the trapper’s arm.

3. A Macon TV reporter caught some flak after tweeting a photo of her and a cameraman cheesing extra hard while covering a search for a missing college student.

4. Mayor Kasim Reed told WABE that Fulton County “doesn’t do anything anyway.” Listen to the full interview here.

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