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Atlanta has school board elections this year. Here's what you should know about them.

Atlanta has school board elections this year. Here’s what you should know about them.

Several seats on school boards across Georgia are up for grabs in the November election, including all nine seats in the city of Atlanta. Here’s what you need to know about school boards.
The Race Atlanta

The founder of the nation’s largest Black long-distance running event just wants participants to have a good time

On the first weekend of October, nearly 2,000 people ran through the streets of Southwest Atlanta as part of “The Race,” the largest Black long-distance running event in the country.

Now Open: 3 new hotels around the Southeast that are worth checking out

Located in an 1883 Italianate mansion in New Orleans's Garden District, the revamped inn is a hip neighborhood hangout.
Dash & Chutney

The verdict on 3 new Atlanta restaurants: Dash & Chutney, Kinship Butcher & Sundry, and Yao Atlanta

Indian street food from a celebrity chef, and this month’s pop-up highlight: a culinary match made in heaven, aka the Mississippi Delta
12 Halloween events happening in Atlanta

12 Halloween events happening in Atlanta

Whether you like to celebrate the bewitching season with all things spooky or like to keep it cute and playful, there’s no shortage of Halloween activities in Atlanta. From kid-friendly gatherings to adults-only parties, here are 12 Atlanta Halloween events to save the date for.

Buckhead’s Big Opening: Kimpton Sylvan Hotel

Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood has plenty of luxury hotels, but the newly opened Kimpton Sylvan Hotel stands out. For one thing, it’s a stylish example of adaptive reuse in a landscape crowded with new construction.
The troubled triangle of Scottish heritage, Southern racial politics, and Stone Mountain

The troubled triangle of Scottish heritage, Southern racial politics, and Stone Mountain

"While history can provide an anchor to one’s soul, myths can become a kind of prison." Retired AJC columnist Jim Galloway looks at how myths of Scottish history influenced the South's Lost Cause myth.

My South: Actor Leslie Jordan on Savannah

"I rarely take vacations because I work so much, but I learned a long time ago that a lovely way to travel is on somebody else’s dime—even if you have to act for the camera a little."
11 Questions for Atlanta’s 2021 mayoral candidates

11 Questions for Atlanta’s 2021 mayoral candidates

We asked the same 11 questions to Atlanta mayoral candidates Antonio Brown, Andre Dickens, Sharon Gay, Felicia Moore, Kasim Reed, Nolan English, Mark Hammad, Kenny Hill, Rebecca King, Walter Reeves, Roosevelt Searles, Richard Wright, and Glenn S. Wrightson. Here's where they stand on crime, affordability, transit, and more.
Atlanta Press Club Mayoral Debate 2021 Andre Dickens Kasim Reed

Tuesday’s Atlanta Press Club mayoral debate brought out the claws

In an almost refreshing pivot from the typical discourse of Atlanta's mayoral race, conversations on crime fell by the wayside during Tuesday night's candidate debate. That subject, however, made way for the jagged barbs exchanged among some of the contest's top contenders.

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