The 11th Annual Miss Mary's Ice Cream Crankin' is happening August 30 at Roswell Square from 2pm-4pm. At $6 per person or $20 per family , this is a great deal for back to school celebrations.
Former President Jimmy Carter is expected to make a full recovery after having an operation Monday to remove a small mass in his liver. Carter Center spokesman Deanna Congileo called the procedure at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta 'elective' in a statement released Monday afternoon.
It feels like the celebs are outnumbering the locals in Atlanta this summer; one coastal part of Georgia hopes to change that; and SCAD has announced a new BFA degree in film and TV. It's this week's Atlanta News Roundup.
Miya Bailey was born and raised in Asheville, N.C., but he has made his mark on Atlanta and its people - both literally, as one of the city's most accomplished tattoo artists, and figuratively, as an active presence in the local arts and culture scene. Along with founding the renowned tattoo studio City of Ink , Bailey has also released an independent documentary about the legacy of black tattoo artists and opened Notch8 Gallery , where he serves as an art curator and dealer.
Much has been about the size of the Republican field in for the presidential nomination, Including latecomer George Pataki, and we're up to 17. Yet, if a Katie Leslie story in the AJC is to be believed, there could be almost as many people considering a run to replace Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed when his term expires in 2017. Much of the early attention is focused on former Atlanta City council president Cathy Woolard and State Rep. Margaret Kaiser, both of whom have publicly declared their intention to run for the city's top job.
The latest addition to this grim tally was the slaying of Officer Sean Bolton, who was shot multiple times over the weekend by a passenger in a car during a traffic stop in Memphis, Tennessee. The 19 deaths at the hands of suspects run the gamut -- veterans and rookie officers -- and span the nation -- from Georgia to California.