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A Bitter Home Opener for This Atlanta Braves Fan

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 04.04.2016 | Sports
Kimberly Krautter

The Braves' departure from Atlanta feels worse than breaking up with someone, possibly because there is so much injustice and the whiff of public corruption interwoven in the narrative of how it happened.

Atlanta Burns With Anger: The Braves PR Disaster

Mark Pettit | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Mark Pettit

The news hit the city's ego like a bean ball to the noggin' -- and didn't even come with a brush back warning pitch.

Atlanta Braves Reap Black Friday Sale

Anthony Figliola | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Anthony Figliola

Leasing a new car and getting the latest smartphone may make sense for some consumers, but what about when it comes to a baseball stadium?

Atlanta's Turner Field Is Dying -- And American Sanity Is Dying With It

Will Bunch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Will Bunch

The news that the Braves plan to abandon it is simply stunning. What happened? The Braves say they want to be closer to their real fan base in the affluent northern suburbs, and hey, that's capitalism, I guess. Except here's the thing: It's not.

Dispute With School Principal Allegedly Leads To Georgia Teacher's SUV Being Vandalized

Posted 07.26.2012 | Education

Elizabeth Nilson, a Georgia elementary school teacher, is standing in front of her vandalized SUV. And she believes that the incident has something to...

Rep. Alisha Morgan Gives An Intimate Tour of Atlanta's Cobb County

The Huffington Post | Gil Robertson | Posted 07.16.2012 | Black Voices

A sprawling metropolis, Atlanta is made up of different communities that each have their own distinctive personalities. From the high-octane energy of...

Who Will Ask Gingrich About His Congressional Pork-Barreling At The Next GOP Debate?

Peter Dreier | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Now that he's leading in the polls among the GOP presidential aspirants, the media and voters are taking his campaign more seriously. But Gingrich's most outrageous hypocrisy has not yet surfaced as a campaign issue.

Dog Saves Owner From Fire, Dies In Blaze

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.26.2012 | Impact

A Cobb County, Georgia man is alive today because of his best friend's heroic act. Scott Dunn was sick when he fell asleep on his couch next to his...

Woman's Alleged Truck-Buying Trickery Uncovers Her Secret LIfe With Two Husbands

Posted 12.12.2011 | Weird News

A little car trouble revealed that there were problems at home too for a Georgia woman. Cobb County sheriff's deputies investigating a woman who su...

ICE's Misplaced Priorities: The Numbers Speak for Themselves and the Stories Cry out for Justice

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Azadeh Shahshahani

This past Wednesday, Jessica Colotl was released from the Etowah Detention Center in Alabama and allowed to reunite with her family back in Cobb Count...

College Educator or Immigration Police?

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Azadeh Shahshahani

Allowing educational access to undocumented students is a legitimate policy choice by the state and permissible under federal law.

Flood Evacuees Form New Community As Neighbors

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up a few of the best local stories of the day. Thirteen families disp...

Reading The Pictures: Let's Unroll

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2008-11-10-shaw_armoredcobb.jpgTake a look at the Cobb County, Georgia police department's latest toy. Donated by the military, the Armored Personnel Carrier -- used by the U.S. Army in Panama -- holds up to nine SWAT commandos.