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  • Tony Rehagen

    Senior Editor

    Prior to joining Atlanta in August 2011, Rehagen was a staff writer and senior editor at Indianapolis Monthly. He has been a finalist for City and Regional Magazine Association Writer of the Year in each of the past four years. His April 2012 feature “The Last Trawlers” was included in the anthology, Next Wave: America's New Generation of Great Literary Journalists. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and a Missouri native.

 

Video of the Day: The Walking Dead Season 5 trailer

Is Rick going to lose his roots?

Just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse. In four seasons of The Walking Dead, Sheriff Rick lost his society, his best friend, his wife, his infant daughter (for a while), his razor, and then his freedom in an apparently cannibalistic Terminus. Now it appears he’s about to loose his roots. Read more...


Not surprising: Gun stores outnumber museums and libraries in much of North Georgia

Surprising: But not closer to the city

Conventional wisdom—and decades of TV cops shows—may lead you to believe that the city is dangerous and undereducated while the suburbs are havens for all things intellectual. In some places those stereotypes may well hold true. Read more...

Cobb stadium dissenters finally got a chance to speak

But with the Braves deal done, few opposition members showed up for Tuesdays meeting.

The TV news cameras rolled. The newspaper writers hovered over their laptops. On Tuesday morning, two weeks after being escorted kicking and screaming from the Cobb County Commission chambers, the opposition to the Braves stadium finally was to have its day to address the commissioners. Three dissenters showed up. Read more...

Dissenters did not get a chance to weigh in at last night’s Cobb Commission vote on the Braves stadium

The few public spots on the agenda were claimed by supporters—hours before the meeting started.

Last night’s Cobb County Commission meeting felt more like a Chamber-backed groundbreaking for the new Braves stadium than a public forum. Before the call to order, the room was packed with suits, ties, and a few nametags attached to people talking about business, glad-handing, and passing out cards—the only things missing were the souvenir hard hats and shiny shovels. Read more...