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Prospective buyers lining up to purchase Hawks, NBA says team won't move

Not that there wouldn’t have been intense interest anyway, but it certainly seems fortuitous for the outgoing Atlanta Hawks ownership groups that the team happens to be playing its best basketball in more than 20 years. 304 more words


Sunday Conversation with Mary Wetzel

NOTE: Mary is a friend of mine and an Episcopal priest for the Church of the Common Ground, a homeless ministry in Atlanta as part of the Ecclesia Street Church program. 714 more words

Homeless Ministry

Fewer Georgians pursuing careers in education

ATLANTA (AP) — Data from a Georgia education commission shows fewer people are pursuing careers as teachers.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports more than 12,400 people earned teaching certificates during the 2007-08 school year, according to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. 117 more words


House Of Blood

In its September 9th, 1987 edition, The Atlanta Journal Constitution carried a bizarre story that became known as The House That Dripped Blood .  Atlanta Police had been called just after midnight by a woman claiming that what looked like blood, was coming out of the floor of her home at 1114 Fountain Drive.   211 more words


Former judge is convicted for conspiring to plant meth under car of his accuser in ethics probe

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

A former Georgia judge has been convicted on federal charges for allegedly conspiring to plant methamphetamine under the car of a woman who claimed he propositioned her when she sought his help in a legal matter.Bryant Cochran, formerly chief judge of Murray County’s Magistrate Court, was convicted by federal jurors in Rome, Georgia, last Thursday, report the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Chattanooga Times Free Press and the the Daily Report (sub. 393 more words


Ga. police investigating body found in ventilation fan

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say they are investigating after a body was found in a large ventilation fan inside a downtown parking deck.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports… 59 more words


Court Decision Causes Cancellation Of Warrants

Georgia court decision causes cancellation of warrants

ATLANTA (AP) — A new Georgia Supreme Court decision is leading to the cancellation of tens of thousands of arrest warrants for people accused of failing to complete their misdemeanor probation requirements. 105 more words