First Slice 10-3-16: The Atlanta Braves say farewell to Turner Field
Plus, Music Midtown cuts $100,000 check for Piedmont Park projects after week of criticism
>> The Atlanta Braves played their final game at Turner Field yesterday and went out with a weekend of fireworks, flyovers, legends waving to the crowd, former President Jimmy Carter getting caught on the Kiss Cam and... Cobb County Chairman Tim Lee throwing the first pitch at the second to last game?
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>> After facing criticism for not donating to the Piedmont Park Conservancy for the past two years, Music Midtown promoter Live Nation cut a $100,00 check to the city to fund capital improvements in Atlanta's most popular greenspace.
>> Atlanta lawyer Tex McIver says a gun in his lap fired and fatally wounded his wife when the car they were traveling in hit a bump near Piedmont Park.
>> The Georgia Department of Agriculture is investigating the alleged sale of "baby chicks and baby pigs" at the North Georgia State Fair.
>> R.I.P., Britt Pendergrast. The civil rights advocate, environmentalist, husband, father, and lifelong Atlantan died this past week. He was 99.
>> "Also, Falwell disclosed that the first Christmas Bill and Hillary spent in the White House, Hillary collected ornaments from homosexuals all over the world. And those ornaments were hung in the White House foyer."