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NEWS BRIEF: Marjorie Taylor Greene wanted pardon from Trump, witness says

06/25/2022 2:00 AM
A pardon would have been a waste of paper

NEWS BRIEF: 2026 World Cup - what happens now?

06/25/2022 2:00 AM
Remember the 1996 Summer Olympics…

NEWS BRIEF: Delta schedules impossible number of flights, pilot says

06/24/2022 2:00 AM
Delta is … not really ready at all, it seems

NEWS BRIEF: New federal health agency could be based in Atlanta, advocates hope

06/24/2022 2:00 AM
Ralphael Warnock and Buddy Carter sign letter of support

NEWS BRIEF: Mayor’s violence reduction unit adds noted physician

06/24/2022 2:00 AM
Emory’s Michael Clery gains new post

NEWS BRIEF: Atlanta cops urge public to join surveillance system

06/23/2022 2:00 AM
Home security cameras can now sync to APD network

NEWS BRIEF: Boy aged ten wins major karate prize

06/23/2022 2:00 AM
Augustan Wilson Leger tops championship

NEWS BRIEF: Cabbagetown unveiling mural of Sophie Scholl

06/22/2022 2:00 AM
Only in Cabbagetown — land of opportunity

NEWS BRIEF: Man shot at studio owned by T.I., police say

06/22/2022 2:00 AM
Studios are for recording a record, not getting one

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: 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

THE BLOTTER: Liquid issues

02/28/2022 8:58 AM
And other stories of life in the ATL

THE BLOTTER: Don’t bank on it 2022

02/01/2022 10:14 AM
And other stories 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


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

The Blotter

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