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A long eviction fight in Peoplestown reverberates in Atlanta mayor’s race

An eminent domain fight in Peoplestown that began under former Mayor Kasim Reed's term might have played a role in that candidate's defeat. Both runoff candidates attended at a November 10 neighborhood rally, calling on the city to halt eviction proceedings and leave the matter for the incoming administration.
Washington Coutnty Georgia Courthouse

Ahmaud Arbery and Eurie Martin met similar fates, so why did a mistrial over the central Georgia man’s death go largely unnoticed?

As was the case with Ahmaud Arbery, Eurie Martin was unarmed and on foot, passing through a neighborhood not his own. One jogged, the other walked. Martin was 58; Arbery was 25. But their final minutes alive were eerily consistent, fraught with confusion and fear. Each had been chased by a heavily armed trio of middle-aged white men, although it seems likely neither Arbery or Martin would've known why. They were outnumbered and on their own.
Andre Dickens

Is Andre Dickens the progressive in Atlanta’s mayoral runoff election?

Andre Dickens is happy to claim the progressive mantle, while Felicia Moore considers herself more moderate. But how much daylight is there really between the two?
Brown sugar spice cake with butterscotch glaze, from Cheryl Day's Treasury of Southern Baking

Get cooking! 5 beautiful new Georgia cookbooks—and the recipes you’ll want to make from them

Gift-giving season—aka eating/drinking/baking season—has arrived. As the holidays approach, here are five beautiful new cookbooks from Georgia chefs, bakers, pitmasters, and farmers—plus recipes you can make from them.

Road trip guide to Northwest Arkansas

Travelers to the northwestern corner of Arkansas will encounter all the natural splendor—limestone cliffs, pristine lakes, deep forests—one would expect on a trip through the enchanting Ozarks.
Jonesboro Clayton County Georgia

The Clayton Crescent made headlines for its 2020 election coverage. Without funding, it’s days away from shutting down.

Last November, Robin Kemp’s scrappy Clayton County news outlet made worldwide headlines for its local coverage of the dramatic 2020 presidential election. But a year later, due to a lack of funding, the nonprofit is in danger of shutting down.

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