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Author Scott Henry

  • Scott Henry

    Contributing Writer

    A twenty-five-year Atlanta resident, Scott Henry has written about state and local politics, news, culture, and history for Creative Loafing, the Marietta Daily Journal, and other publications. A life-long dilettante, he is a quasi-expert in such matters as recorded music, cocktails, haberdashery, graphic arts, cinema, and Eastern European travel.


DragonCon cofounder Ed Kramer's saga

The tale in graphic form

Claiming numerous illnesses and infirmities, the DragonCon cofounder and accused child molester has delayed his trial for more than a decade. By 2011, he's enjoying the perks of indefinite bond: meeting with Hollywood producers, touring a Kentucky film set, living in a Brooklyn apartment... Read More

DOMA ruling will take time to impact Georgia

Gay marriage ban remains in effect, but federal benefits should be forthcoming

DOMA’s done. So what happens next? Read More

Land rush continues for proposed new DeKalb cities

Politics and distrust in county government and schools are behind current incorporation push

First came Dunwoody, which snatched up Perimeter Center, arguably the richest square mile of commercial property in metro Atlanta. Then came Brookhaven, which successfully padded its tax rolls with parcels lying far outside its historic neighborhood borders. Read More

National spotlight is on Georgia nukes

$14 billion Plant Vogtle expansion will become a model—or blow up in our faces

If you didn’t think gambling is legal in Georgia, guess again. A multi-billion bet has been made in a little community on the banks of the Savannah River. And—you knew this was coming, right?—it’s been made with your money. Read More

School board races begin heating up

With four of nine APS board members stepping aside, new candidates come forward

Since municipal elections are typically non-partisan and thus don’t require party primaries, it can take a few months into an election year (like this one) for things to begin to heat up. But Atlantans are already seeing some jockeying for position—and it’s not coming from where one might expect. Read More