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Memorial Day Weekend events: Roswell Remembers

14 ways to spend Memorial Day weekend in metro Atlanta

Events in celebration and commemoration of the holiday weekend take over the area in Piedmont Park, Stone Mountain Park, Woodruff Park, downtown Alpharetta, and more.
Morehouse School of Medicine Graduation

Words of wisdom from 2019’s Atlanta University Center graduation speakers

Morehouse College commencement speaker Robert F. Smith made the biggest headlines when he announced he would pay the student debt of the entire graduating class, but this year's group of Atlanta University Center commencement speakers also included a Hawks basketball legend and the mayor of Atlanta. Here are some of the best pieces of wisdom and advice from the speeches.

From the baseball field to the broadcast booth, Jeff Francoeur is still knocking it out of the park

Homegrown phenom and former Atlanta Brave Jeff Francoeur starts his first season as the Braves’ lead analyst, offering commentary alongside veteran play-by-play announcer Chip Caray. A look into why he was more nervous for this job than being an MLB pro.
OTP Atlanta amphitheaters

Six OTP amphitheaters worth the trip this summer

As the heat turns up, so does the volume at outdoor concerts just a short drive from Atlanta.
Game of Thrones where to watch the finale in Atlanta

Where to watch the Game of Thrones finale in Atlanta

If you're looking for a place to watch the final episode of Game of Thrones in Atlanta on Sunday, here are a few spots hosting screenings so you can shout, cry, laugh, and commiserate with your fellow Atlantans.
Xperimental Puppetry Theatre

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: May 15-21

Horizon Theatre Company brings NBC’s This is Us Bekah Brunstetter’s new play center stage, a mini puppetry festival at the Center for Puppetry Arts, and the Atlanta Braves annual Star Wars game.

Sine Die 1964: Ending the legislative session? One representative said “not on my watch.”

On Sine Die in 1964, heated debates raged over plans to give metro Atlanta two of Georgia’s 10 congressional seats. Democratic representative Denmark Groover tried to halt the formal end of the 40-day legislative session by ripping a clock from a wall, causing it to fall to the ground below.
Immigration detention centers Georgia

Commentary: Two years after a detainee’s suicide, conditions in Georgia’s immigrant detention centers haven’t improved

"It is vital to the well-being and the rights of all individuals currently detained at immigration centers across the United States that the U.S. government be held accountable for these abhorrent conditions." Project South legal and advocacy director Azadeh Shahshahani and University of Pennsylvania law students Alicia Harte and Olivia Daniels penned this commentary on the state of conditions at two of Georgia's immigration detention centers.
Goat Farm Atlanta redevelopment

The Goat Farm Arts Center will soon be five times bigger. Can it hold on to its magic?

Later this year, the roughly 500 artists who build, create, and essentially live at the Goat Farm will relocate to spaces in Castleberry Hill, Old Fourth Ward, downtown Atlanta, and other areas as the property begins a $250 million redevelopment. The transformation, which will add live-work units and a hotel, will allow the Goat Farm to expand its mission, the owner says.

Keisha’s no Kasim: Inside Bottoms’s very different City Hall

Defining Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
Her critics worried she would be an extension of Kasim Reed. But after more than a year in office, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms wants you to know she’s leading the city on her own terms.

The Atlanta authors you need to be reading this summer

Atlanta authors new books this summer
You don't have to look far to find the perfect page-turner for your beach read this year. Seven female authors with Atlanta ties have new novels —and one thing their books share in common is a strong, complicated female protagonist. Here’s what the authors have to say about their new books and the writing life.

Why are so many people getting rare cancers in this small Georgia town?

Waycross, Georgia cancer cluster
After multiple rare cancers have been diagnosed in Waycross, Georgia, the city grapples with a profound question: What if the industries that gave us life are killing us?
David Cummings Groundbreakers 2018

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Groundbreakers 2018

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