First Slice 1-3-17: Atlanta NYE revelers treated to ‘Resist Trump’ messages during Peach Drop

Plus, 2016 was Atlanta’s warmest year on record

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>> As thousands of New Year’s Eve revelers watched Underground Atlanta’s (maybe last) Peach Drop, a group of activists projected a simple message on the side of a nearby hotel: “Resist Trump! Fight Back.”

>> Please stop doing this.

>> 2016 was Atlanta’s warmest year on record. A researcher at the Southeast Regional Climate Center says a “very persistent pattern of unusual warmth across the southeast... was really the calling card for this year’s pattern.”

>> Pres.-elect Donald Trump has yet to select his pick to the lead the U.S. Agriculture Department. Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is a frontrunner for the position.

>> [|What will Congressman Lynn Westmoreland, R-Georgia, do after leaving Washington, D.C.]?