Category Archives: Local

90 Games in a Row: Congratulations Atlanta Hawks’ Kyle Korver!

Credit: Hawks TV

On Friday Night Atlanta Hawks’ Kyle Korver set the NBA record for most consecutive games with a 3 pointer made vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers. Korver ... Read More »

Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid icon and father of modern South Africa, dies

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By Faith Karimi, CNN  5:10 PM EST, Thu December 5, 2013 (CNN) — Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years ... Read More »

Hartsfield-Jackson announces 2013 Thanksgiving travel forecast

Nearly 1.8 million passengers are expected to pass through Hartsfield-Jackson this Thanksgiving season, a 3.3% increase over 2012.

Photo: Atlanta Business Chronicle Travelers utilizing planes, trains and automobiles (but mostly planes) to get to loved ones will be on the upswing this Thanksgiving ... Read More »

Atlanta’s civil rights legacy helped it land Nobel summit

Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Prize winner


Photo: Byron E. Small

A host of international leaders and celebrities were on hand for the “pre-announcement ceremony” Friday morning of the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates — ... Read More »

Cobb County posts Braves stadium agreement

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Cobb County today made public its “memorandum of understanding” with the Atlanta Braves for the team’s new stadium. The agreement details the 60-acre, $672 million ... Read More »

Mayor Reed urges Medicaid expansion in Georgia

Photo courtesy of U.S. Conference of Mayors

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Gov. Nathan Deal have been getting along famously, working together on landing federal funding to deepen the Port of Savannah ... Read More »

Top of The List: Atlanta’s Top 25 Hotels, Attractions

Yesterday the top 25 hotels in Atlanta was compiled and released by the the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Enjoy Atlanta’s 25 Largest Hotels, ranked by number ... Read More »

ATL wearables startup turns to Kickstarter for $100K project

Photo Credit: Atlanta Business Chronicle

An Atlanta startup aims to address that frustrating “where-in-the-bag-is-the-phone” problem. MEMI (pronounced MEM-ee) hopes to build a bracelet that alerts you to phone calls, texts ... Read More »

Falcons stadium designer: ‘We really did hit a home run’

Courtesy World Congress Center

New Falcons Stadium Renderings

After the new $1.2 billion Atlanta Falcons stadium design was unanimously approved by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority board Tuesday afternoon, lead architect Bill ... Read More »

Linton Hopkins joins Delta culinary team

Chef Linton Hopkins

Atlanta Chef Linton Hopkins has had Restaurant Eugene and Holeman & Finch Public House flying high for years, and now he’s really taking to the ... Read More »