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Latest Atlanta News

Memoirist Melissa Febos On Secrets, Addiction And Truth

From the time she was a little girl, Melissa Febos recognized that keeping secrets about her own life gave her a certain power over the people around her. When she was very young the secrets were simple things: she’d take objects from her house, bury them in the yard and then hide the very elaborate maps she drew pinpointing the locations of her treasure.
April 22, 2017

6th District Runoff Promises Two More Months Of Bloodshed

Today on “Political Rewind,” the 6th District showdown in June means almost 9 more weeks of attack ads. Bradley George fills in today for Bill Nigut as the panel looks at the road ahead for the Ossoff and Handel campaigns. The race is definitely drawing national attention with many insiders viewing it as a referendum on the election of Donald Trump.
April 21, 2017

Georgia Playlist: Dave Kirslis Of Cicada Rhythm

Cicadas are expected to return to Georgia this year after a long hiatus. Athens band Cicada Rhythm paid tribute to the raucous insects by naming their band after them. We ask Dave Kirslis to add some favorites to our essential Georgia Playlist.
April 21, 2017

Civil Rights Group Challenges Georgia House Race Registration Deadline

A coalition of civil rights groups is challenging a Georgia law that doesn't allow new voters to register before the closely watched runoff election in the 6th Congressional District. The Washington, D.C.-based Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law filed a federal lawsuit Thursday in Atlanta on behalf of the groups. The registration deadline was March 20. Anyone not registered by that date can't vote in the June 20 runoff between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel, the top two vote-getters in Tuesday's 18-candidate election. The lawsuit says that violates federal law. “This lawsuit is necessary in order to provide the people of Georgia with the full protections of the federal law,” said Ezra Rosenberg, co-director of the Voting Rights Project of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in a statement . “Cutting off the registration period as Georgia does before a runoff election makes no sense, and deprives thousands of Georgians of the right to
April 21, 2017

Atlanta Blog Posts

Telling Atlanta's History Through Crowd-Sourcing

Crowd-sourcing isn’t a common way to curate a history exhibit but that's how the Atlanta History Center opted to put together a new show about...

February 16th, 2016

Atlanta's First Private Club For Millennials

There’s a new private club opening its doors in Atlanta. The Gathering Spot bills itself as the city’s first private club for millennials, where...

January 26th, 2016

Raising Startup Money: A Woman's Perspective

Cardiologist Sheila Woodhouse discovered how difficult raising startup money can be when she founded the company DoxMed, which provides an app that...

December 23rd, 2015

Launching A Startup: Lessons Learned

Although Georgia tops a recent national list of women-owned businesses, only a fraction of technology businesses are founded and led by women....

December 22nd, 2015