Dave Walker, a longtime Atlanta resident and community watchdog, died peacefully Sunday at age 70, according to a news release. Walker spent countless hours at city hall praising and criticizing mayors, council members and all other elected officials on any number of politically hot community issues.
Atlanta police are looking for a man they say has been exposing himself in the lobbies of hotels in the area of Baker and Peachtree streets . If you recognize the person in the above images, please contact Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta by calling 404-577-TIPS , texting "CSA Tip" to CRIMES , or by submitting a tip online .
Sometime after 2017, Turner Field and its sprawling parking lots will be redeveloped when the Atlanta Braves head north to their new home in Cobb County. The residents living in nearby neighborhoods want assurances from the city that the future of the nearly 80-acre swath of land will be guided by their vision of the site - not just a developer's.
A Cobb County lawmaker says he won't fight a state agency's ruling that one of the trains involved in The Great Locomotive Chase is owned by the city of Atlanta. The decision comes after about three months of research to determine the owner of the Texas, now housed in Atlanta, by Steve Stancil, the state property officer for the State Properties Commission, and legal advice from Attorney General Sam Olens of east Cobb County.
Television station WGTA took to the air on July 1, officially ending the University of Georgia's involvement in the TV broadcasting business. New owner Marquee Broadcasting closed on the previously announced $2.5 million sale of the former WUGA-TV and recently converted the station from noncommercial into a commercial enterprise affiliated with three networks that specialize in "classic" TV shows and movies.