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Old Atlanta Prison Farm Cop City

The land slated to become the controversial “Cop City” training center has already lived many lives

The Old Atlanta Prison Farm was the subject of an ACLU lawsuit in the 1980s. It also contains the graves of several zoo animals.
What's going on with Cop City

Next stop, Cop City? What’s happening with the controversial plan for a new police and fire training center in DeKalb

On September 8, Atlanta City Council voted 10 to 4 in favor of a proposal to build a training center for police and firefighters on 85 acres of land in south DeKalb County. The vote came amid fierce controversy and followed 17 hours of public comment. Here's why many groups are opposed to the plan, and what could happen next.
Everything you need to know election day Atlanta

What you need to know to vote on June 9 in metro Atlanta

When do the polls open? Can I still cast my absentee ballot? What if my absentee ballot never came? We answer your June 9 primary election day questions.
Atlanta coronavirus updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Saturday, May 23

On Friday, Vice President Pence visited Atlanta and Fulton County's absentee ballot applications are backed up. Here’s your Saturday morning update:
Atlanta coronavirus updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Tuesday, May 19

On Monday, Morehouse College announced layoffs and furloughs and Delta announced it would resume some international routes. Here’s your Tuesday morning update.
Atlanta coronavirus update

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Thursday, May 7

On Wednesday, Atlanta United players began their first individual practices since March and Killer Mike and T.I. helped pass out meals. Here’s your Thursday morning update:
Michael Thurmond

DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond: “You call me when the house is on fire.”

Some politicians follow their gut when taking action. Others follow the votes. Michael Thurmond follows the flowchart.
Atlanta coronavirus COVID-19 updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Tuesday, March 24

On Monday, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called for Atlantans to stay at home unless absolutely necessary to leave, while Governor Brian Kemp called for only called for high-risk persons to shelter in place. Here’s your Tuesday morning update:

Who lives in Atlanta? Who will be here in the future? A look at the data

Race has always been the throughline in every significant discussion about Atlanta, but as the metro area grows ever more diverse, the story is much more than black and white
Everything you need to know election day Atlanta

Vote! Everything you need to know on Election Day 2018 in Atlanta

Where do I go to vote? Where do I find results? How do I get to the polls? Where are the candidate parties? This Georgia election is an important one—don't miss out.

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