A luxury apartment project planned in Buckhead recently earned nearly $3.5 million in tax incentives, which has some local leaders scratching their heads.
It might be a dream job for a tagger interested in a major display piece in a high-traffic area along PATH 400. The job pays $15,000 and comes with a hard deadline of Oct. 19 – in time to be celebrated during the planned Oct. 20 sneak preview of a new segment of PATH 400.
The longtime leader of Atlanta’s housing authority says she hopes City Hall will try and lean on her old employer in a long legal fight about money and reputation.
The Georgia Water Coalition on Thursday named Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Fulton County’s Board of Commissioners to the 2019 list Clean 13 Water Heroes. Terrapin Beer Co. in Athens made the list, as did Marine and Army veteran Truck Carlson in Augusta and state Rep. Debbie Buckner, a Democrat from Junction City.
Fulton County is going to set up 10 sites to collect air samples near a Fulton Industrial medical sterilization facility that emits ethylene oxide, a cancer-causing gas.
What could become of Murphy Crossing, the 20-acre Southwest Atlanta property neighboring the Beltline’s Westside Trail, is anyone’s guess. But neighbors of the potential redevelopment site—residents of Oakland City, Adair Park, and Capitol View—want to ensure whatever happens there gels with the surrounding culture and doesn’t spur mass displacement.
Atlanta has paid respects to a “warrior” in the battle against human trafficking, and the recognition of Deborah Richardson reminds of her view that the issue is not prostitution, but humans being bought and sold.
By King Williams I often get asked if there’s a scenario where gentrification can be good. I fully understand why someone would ask this question, but the answer is a resounding no. After a lengthy and ongoing conversation on both my Instagram and Twitter accounts, I was notified about a particular clip making rounds on […]
The complete story of last week’s vote in Congress to ban offshore oil drilling isn’t evident in the final tally of votes. A “No” vote from Georgia’s representative from the coast belies his efforts to support the opposition to drilling off Georgia’s coast that’s been voiced by his constituents and Gov. Brian Kemp.
It takes time and talks are happening quietly, said the leader of the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
The recent move by the Atlanta Board of Education to not extend Superintendent Meria Carstarphen’s contract raises serious concerns about the future of Atlanta’s public schools.
I have a sinking feeling about the board’s lack of wisdom or strategic thinking about what the future holds.
A proposal to expand a rock quarry near Atlanta’s airport has flown under the radar amid the controversy over a plan to mine sand near the Okefenokee Swamp. The local quarry owner excavated wetlands in an unregulated venture in previous work at the site and later bought mitigation credits, and the planned expansion follows settlement of a federal antitrust lawsuit, federal records show.
By Guest Columnist TAYLOR DUNCAN, founding commissioner/director of the Alternative Baseball organization
Hello everyone! My name is Taylor Duncan! I am 23 years of age from Dallas, and was diagnosed on the autism spectrum at the age of 4 years. … As I grew older, I faced a lot of social stigma and preconceived ideas from several coaches. … The sport of baseball has indirectly contributed and helped me become more of an independent person today.
The private gardens of four homes will be open to visitors Saturday as part of the Atlanta Audubon Society’s tour of seven certified wildlife sanctuaries, which is part of a month-long celebration of “Georgia Grows Native for Birds Month,” as proclaimed by Gov. Brian Kemp.
New pollution controls are coming to a facility at the west edge of Fulton County that emits the carcinogenic gas ethylene oxide.
Fire has damaged Furber Cottage, a boarded-up 1899 building that started life as a dormitory at what was then Atlanta University.
U.S. attorneys general including Georgia’s Chris Carr are asking whether Google has crossed the line from aggressive business practices into illegal, monopolistic ones. It’s not the first time AGs have banded together to investigate a company.
Atlanta’s airport is soon to have a staff totaling an additional 10 to 20 emergency medical technicians stationed inside the terminal, enabling help to arrive more quickly at the side of persons in need of medical treatment, according to Atlanta’s fire chief.
Former state Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers announced Tuesday he’s leading a new battle after his years championing charter schools in the Georgia Legislature – fighting “illegal short term rentals,” such as Airbnb, on behalf of the hotel association he leads.
The problems are clear: Atlanta’s affordable housing stock is waning and being replaced with increasingly expensive developments, and the cost of living is rising while income inequality is becoming more extreme. Identifying the best possible solutions, though, depends on who you ask.