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Why Atlanta Did Not Need Mary Norwood to Concede

Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) will be Atlanta’s next Mayor. A remarkable win against her critically acclaimed opponent Mary Norwood (L). Nearly three minutes after her well-deserved victory dance, candidate Mary Norwood came forward to contest the election results and albeit accuse the newly nominated Mayor-Elect of fraud and voter intimidation. 191 more words


To end the 2017 race for mayor of Atlanta, put the 2009 race to bed

The 2017 race for mayor of Atlanta is over. And yet it continues.

The election boards of Fulton and DeKalb counties have declared Keisha Lance Bottoms to be mayor-elect, on a slim runoff margin of 832 votes out of more than 90,000 cast. 1,144 more words


Atlanta City Council Adopts Historic Westside Masterplan

The City of Atlanta  has made yet another landmark move in support of mixed-income growth and community retention on Atlanta’s Historic Westside.

Last week, the Atlanta City Council unanimously approved the… 1,050 more words

The Atlanta mayoral race and an election season in search of opposites

I can tell you who will be the next mayor of Atlanta. She’ll be the candidate who doesn’t stop talking about neighborhoods.

Which is to say, Keisha Lance Bottoms or Mary Norwood. 1,088 more words


The Jolt: Say good-bye to Confederate Avenue in Atlanta

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed today will take formal possession of a report on streets and monuments to Confederate cause and its leaders within the city – and what should be done with them. 1,380 more words


Getting ready for metro Atlanta's next transportation revolution

Please seal this column in an envelope and give it a place on a back shelf for the next 20 years.

On Nov. 19, 2037, open the envelope. 1,040 more words


Confederate Monuments Advisory Committee To Meet

The second meeting for the advisory committee to review street names and city-owned monuments linked to the Confederacy in the City of Atlanta is set for Wednesday at 6 p.m. 210 more words