It’s Tuesday, and volunteers are gathering to serve a meal to the homeless. This is St. Mark United Methodist Church in Midtown Atlanta, in the heart of the city’s gay neighborhood.
Pastor Beth LaRocca-Pitts is fuming with frustration about a peculiar new bill.
Clergy who disagree with same sex marriage wouldn't have to perform them, under a bill floated by state House Speaker David Ralston.
Ralston proposed the so-called "Pastor Protection Act" at a Republican retreat on Jekyll Island this weekend.
Former Dekalb CEO Burrell Ellis is sentenced to five years for his conviction on charges of perjury and attempted theft by extortion.
He’ll serve 18 months in prison, and the remaining three and a half years on probation.
On any given afternoon, somewhere along Peachtree Road, Atlanta’s most famous costumed street performer is likely dancing along the sidewalk wearing a brightly-colored tutu, blowing a whistle and throwing a majorette baton.