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Reporter’s Notebook: Atlanta Press Club runoff debates, arrests at public safety training center site, Atlanta Blockchain Center

This week 42 years ago, Ted Turner launched the Cable News Network — CNN — in Atlanta. The world’s first 24-hour news network, the broadcast channel on June 1, 1980.  Last year, the company sold its iconic CNN Center in downtown Atlanta, but WarnerMedia will lease the building for at least five years.  On to […]

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Reporter’s Notebook: Morehouse College quiz bowl team wins national championship, $75,000 grant

The Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport reclaimed its title as the world’s busiest airport last year, the Airports Council International recently reported. The airport fell from the top spot in 2020 after 22 years, but now Atlanta’s bustling airport takes the crown back from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in China. The good thing is, Hartsfield-Jackson makes most […]

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Tyler Perry: ‘Absolutely no interest’ in buying more Fort Mac land

Atlanta film mogul Tyler Perry is not interested in owning any more land at the former Fort McPherson than the 330 acres he currently has.

Perry offered those comments in a telephone interview Monday evening after the board of Fort Mac Local Redevelopment Authority voted to approve the sale of the former U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) building to Easterly Government Properties (NYSE: DEA) for $17 million.