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Creative Loafing Atlanta
Atlanta Jazz Festival spotlights the next generation
Peruse the lineup for this year's Atlanta Jazz Festival and you'll notice a number of artists listed who - much to the chagrin of a few hardcore traditionalists - don't neatly fit into the standard "jazz" categories.
4 hrs ago
Feds Investigate After Plane Parts Land on GA Home
Federal authorities are investigating after a Boeing 747 on approach to Atlanta's airport lost parts from its right wing that landed on a woman's house in Clayton County.
4 hrs ago
Battleground soil given place of honor in Atlanta
A month ago, the retired Army lieutenant colonel had a brainstorm that the Atlanta History Center's dedication of its redone Veterans Park on Memorial Day would be more memorable if it could include a "Sacred Soil" ceremony.
4 hrs ago
People of Interest in Jerrick Jackson Shooting Death Turn Selves in to Atlanta Police
Late Wednesday, Atlanta Police Department homicide investigators released surveillance photos of three people they wanted to interview in connection with the May 7 shooting and homicide of Jerrick Jackson in northwest Atlanta.
8 hrs ago
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System Breaks Ground on Wolf Creek Library
Atlanta - The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System will break ground on the new Wolf Creek Library next Thursday, May 30 at 11:00 a.m. The new 25,000-square-foot library for Wolf Creek is part of Phase I of the Library Building Program that is currently underway.
Wed May 22, 2013
News Nearby: Wife Lost Eye, Use of Arm, Leg in Shooting; Two Crashes Kill 1, Injure 2
One Man Dies, Pair Suffers Injuries in Two Accidents - Cumming Patch Two accidents in Forsyth County on Monday took the life of one man and seriously injured two others.
Two-alarm fire scorches downtown Atlanta transmission shop
Atlanta fire crews battled a huge, two-alarm blaze at an automotive business downtown on Wednesday morning.
Train hits stalled MARTA bus in Decatur
Five people made a quick escape from a MARTA bus just before it was hit by a train Wednesday morning.
Concert to Raise Awareness About Child Sex Trafficking Crimes in Atlanta
A free concert this Saturday is intended to bring to light the issue of commercial sexual exploitation of children .
Creative Loafing Atlanta
Proctor Creek's second chance
Proctor Creek, the waterway that snakes from downtown and through northwest Atlanta before ending in the Chattahoochee River, wasn't always so polluted, says Na'Taki Osborne Jelks.
MARTA Bus, Train Collide Near Atlanta
Authorities say a train and a public bus collided in an Atlanta suburb, causing traffic tie-ups at the start of the morning rush hour.
Atlanta Building Blaze Sends Smoke Over Downtown
Atlanta firefighters were battling a large fire at an auto repair shop that sent plumes of black smoke pouring over much of the downtown area.
Groups Pledge $10.5M to Atlanta Freeway Project
A group of metro Atlanta business community leaders are pledging $10.5 million to improve one of the state's busiest and most congested freeway interchanges.
Large fire burns Downtown Atlanta building
"I was kind of choked up a bit. I just couldn't believe it at first," said long-time employee Mike Lopez.
Re: Chelesa Fearce Atlanta: Homeless Teen Graduates At the Top Of Her ...
Even though Chelesa Fearce was homeless for most of her high school years, the young dynamo will still manage to graduate high school with honors on Thursday as its star student and the class valedictorian, reports WSBTV .
Parents fuming over locked doors at graduation
Sheriff's officials in northwest Georgia say a 2-month-old baby has died after her mother accidentally pinned her to a wall.
Re: Obama Morehouse Speech: President Talks Racism, Choices &...
US President Barack Obama is presented with and honorary doctor of law degree after delivering the commencement address during a ceremony at Morehouse College on May 19, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Champion family: FAMU band shouldn't march next year
On the same day that the last of the suspects charged in the death of a Florida A&M University drum major appears in court, the victim's parents spoke out about what they think should come next for the school's band.
Tue May 21, 2013
Next phase in Kendrick Johnson case begins with Atlanta press conference
On Tuesday, May 21, the National Action Network , led by Rev. Al Sharpton , Valdosta State University students, Morehouse College students, faith-based leaders, elected officials and advocates join with the family of Kendrick Johnson in an effort to spell out the steps moving forward.