Thu., March 12, 2015 1:13pm
More than 100 protesters gathered in the city of Decatur on Wednesday night to protest the death of 27-year-old Anthony Hill, who was unarmed and naked when a police officer fatally shot him earlier in the week.
Thu., February 13, 2014 2:09pm
As the snow and ice started to melt away Thursday, Georgians began venturing back outside. Wesley McConnell owns Thumb’s Up, a Decatur diner that serves breakfast all day. He and several of his employees stayed in a nearby hotel so that he could keep the restaurant open throughout the storm.
Thu., November 7, 2013 12:23pm
A grandson of former President Jimmy Carter has announced he will run for Governor of Georgia. Jason Carter, a Democratic state Senator from Decatur, near Atlanta, filed paperwork Thursday to become Deal’s highest profile challenger. He seeks to unseat incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal at a time when Democrats hold no statewide offices in Georgia.
Wed., August 7, 2013 11:45am
Missteps and gaps in care that led to the suicides of three military veterans were at the center of a hearing Wednesday in Atlanta. Veterans told of indifferent caregivers and long waits for appointments at the Atlanta Veterans’ Administration Hospital in Decatur. Two officials have since retired and several others have been reassigned.
Wed., January 11, 2012 8:30am
Every few years the GHSA executive committee is required to ratify a proposal offered forward by the reclassification committee, grouping member schools into various regions within classes based upon geographic location and enrollment size.