The three Atlanta City Council members who sat before an audience in a northwest Atlanta church Wednesday night are all seeking a promotion to a higher office — and said what they’d like to leave as a legacy.
The organizers of an Atlanta mayoral candidate forum on green space Thursday night had to move their event to a bigger auditorium — their first venue couldn’t hold everyone who wanted to know more about what candidates propose for the city’s trees, watersheds and parks.
Although Georgia is still a red state, the island of blue known as metro Atlanta is getting bluer.
Between the presidential elections of 2012 and 2016, three metro counties switched from voting primarily for Republican Mitt Romney to voting primarily for Democrat Hillary Clinton. Those three counties were Gwinnett, Cobb and Henry.