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Families share stories of how cannabis oil has alleviated their children’s suffering—but lawmakers remained worried that stoners will take over the state
“We’re not trying to pull one over on anybody. All we want is medicine for those who truly do have a debilitating illness and allow them to have access to a safe and legal product here in Georgia.”
Georgia’s electric vehicle tax credit was working—so lawmakers killed it. Welcome to the erratic and often illogical world of state tax incentives.
If it sounds as if state leaders changed their minds about the benefits of a greener emissions policy, then you’re overthinking the erratic and often illogical world of Georgia tax breaks, where incentives are created, extended, and killed in seemingly arbitrary fashion.
The movement is producing leaders, most of whom are not preachers or politicians—or even men
Black Lives Matter isn’t a traditional civil rights organization. But the movement is producing leaders, most of whom are not preachers or politicians—or even men. Meet three of the women behind Black Lives Matter in Atlanta.
Atlanta Must Reads for the Week: Arrested Development’s arrested development, a prisoner’s long wait to die, and CDC’s new alcohol guidelines
Plus, the mental health crisis facing chefs and the doctor behind a Jonesboro pill mill
The best stories each week about Atlanta, from Atlanta-based writers, and beyond.
The next performance takes place at the Mary Latimer McLendon Fountain
In 2014 Douglas Scott read an article about the people honored by monuments and memorials across New York City parks. “It made me curious about landmarks here in Atlanta,” he says.
But a pair of bipartisan bedfellows hope to kill that dream
When the Panthers and Broncos kick off on Sunday, more than 70,000 people will pack inside Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, for Super Bowl 50. Ticket-buyers will have paid anywhere from $850 to $3,000 for face-value tickets—likely more if they got them second-hand. Though the price of admission is steep, attendees at least get a small discount: Tickets are tax-free.
Tonight, the bass player marks her 71st season with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
The ASO's only remaining original member discusses her seven-decade-long career, auditioning for Robert Shaw, and why she chose to play bass.
Michael Flatley talks retirement, his legacy, and upcoming projects.
On February 21st, the Lord of the Dance will perform in Atlanta for the last time when his farewell tour stops by Philips Arena. We caught up with Michael Flatley on what to expect from the show and his retirement.
Macon state lawmaker: ’The potheads are going to be here whether this bill passes or not. Why not provide good, legal, safe access to those who really do need it and deserve it?’
The Macon state lawmaker reflects on his fight to expand the state’s medical marijuana laws.