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NEWS BRIEF: Infectious diseases made worse by climate change, study says

08/13/2022 2:00 AM
Rising temperatures raise infectious diseases in humans

NEWS BRIEF: Trump hires Atlanta criminal defense lawyer in election meddling case

08/13/2022 2:00 AM
“Pathetic racist architect’ fights ‘erroneous and politically driven persecution’

NEWS BRIEF: Coco goes from dog pound to movie stardom

08/13/2022 2:00 AM
Homeless dog now a Hollywood star

NEWS BRIEF: City council aiming to help ‘legacy’ businesses survive

08/13/2022 2:00 AM
Redevelopment raises the rent, sucks city of its ‘soul’

NEWS BRIEF: Sahara Desert dust causing hazy skies over Georgia

08/12/2022 2:00 AM
Vibrant, orange glow isn’t your imagination

NEWS BRIEF: Atlanta Fashion Week comes to Underground in October

08/11/2022 2:00 AM
Swag bags part of the catwalk experience?

NEWS BRIEF: Could Georgia’s abortion ban be lifted?

08/10/2022 2:00 AM
Judge McBurney will rule in due course

NEWS BRIEF: Georgia breaks records for turtle nest numbers

08/10/2022 2:00 AM
No one at loggerheads over results

NEWS BRIEF: Teen movie about aliens fulfills lifelong dream

08/10/2022 2:00 AM
Make-A-Wish and film industry made it come true

News Columnists

OUTLANDISH CONSPIRACY THEORIES: Hank Huckaby and the resignation ruse

05/04/2021 9:07 AM
Another view on the former University System chancellor


12/31/2020 6:21 PM
The university system and its independent audit — of itself

OUTLANDISH CONSPIRACY THEORIES: The strange case of Georgia’s disappearing and reappearing Constitution

10/29/2020 5:04 PM
Why the Legislature is asking Georgia voters to save the state’s Constitution from the Georgia Supreme Court

OUTLANDISH CONSPIRACY THEORIES: The October Surprise is not what Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr had in mind

06/18/2020 1:51 PM
Outlandish Conspiracy Theories - A look at Georgia's Justice System

The Blotter

THE BLOTTER: Bare-chested roof top rescue

08/03/2022 12:12 PM
And other tales of life in the ATL

BLOTTER: Feeling cheeky

07/12/2022 4:39 PM
And other tales of life in the ATL

THE BLOTTER: Strange trip

06/03/2022 12:34 PM
And other tales of life in the ATL

THE BLOTTER: Singing the cesspool blues

05/02/2022 11:53 AM
And other tales of life in the ATL

THE BLOTTER: Fruitful scam

04/04/2022 4:56 PM
And other tales of life in the ATL

News Features

John Lewis 1940-2020

07/18/2020 2:26 PM
1940 - 2020

A guide to maneuvering the SBA 'Paycheck Protection' loan program

05/10/2020 2:34 PM
The state of Georgia has been declared a disaster area — a guide to helping you prevent your small business from becoming one

Old Fourth Distillery

04/08/2020 3:40 PM
Necessity is the mother of invention

‘College Behind Bars’ packs a rehabilitative punch

12/02/2019 5:44 PM
Gripping documentary spotlights Bard Prison Initiative

50 YEARS - 2019: Zesto's Celebrates 70 Years

09/03/2019 3:17 PM
70 and Counting: Zesto Atlanta’s family affair marks a milestone of sweet and savory service - Chad Radford, 2019


NEWS BRIEF: Clean energy group seeks commitment from Georgians

05/06/2022 2:00 AM
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy aims for 'stable climate'

NEWS BRIEF: New startup delivers zero-waste essentials to households

05/04/2022 2:00 AM
Sustainable, convenient deliveries planned

NEWS BRIEF: Georgia river among most threatened in the country, study says

04/27/2022 2:00 AM
Coosa River suffers from nearby poultry farms

NEWS BRIEF: Georgia coastline locals still troubled by Golden Ray shipwreck

04/13/2022 2:00 AM
Locals seeking damages for clean up, tourism hit, effect on environment


Elton 'Chic' Eason

07/13/2022 11:24 AM

HIGH FREQUENCIES: Remembering John Fagot

12/03/2021 11:37 AM
ATL music biz veteran had ‘the right stuff’


10/20/2021 3:40 PM
Delta Moon and The Brains auteur Tom Gray was an Atlanta music icon

OBITUARY: Mariam Abdulrab

08/18/2021 12:48 PM
1994 - 2021

OBITUARY: Eric Kaiser

08/13/2021 3:55 PM
1964 - 2021

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