Police say nearly $100,000 in cash was taken in a weekend burglary at the Atlanta home of former NBA player Vince Carter.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and top Republican challenger David Perdue are bickering over who was to blame for 2020 and 2021 Republican election losses in their first of three debates Sunday.
Monday on Political Rewind: The federal trial to determine whether racial hatred led to the murder of Ahmaud Arbery begins in Brunswick, Georgia. And, after many months the Buckhead city movement collapsed in a matter of hours last week. But, we start with all of the Georgia connections in last night's Super Bowl.
The Georgia House passed the budget for the upcoming fiscal year on Friday afternoon — and likely put the kibosh on Buckhead cityhood for the session.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: A federal judge in Atlanta suggests he may have to stop hearing a voting rights lawsuit after a Supreme Court decision on a Alabama redistricting case. Newly released campaign fundraising totals show Stacey Abrams and Raphael Warnock outraised their GOP rivals. And Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan has further distanced himself from Republican loyalists to former President Donald Trump.
Monday on Political Rewind: We are back under the Gold Dome! The state Capitol is buzzing again as lawmakers get to work on Gov. Kemp's proposed budget. We took a look at the different parts of the budget and how lawmakers will likely alter its contents.
Friday on Political Rewind: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has called for a grand jury to investigate former President Donald Trump's attempts to meddle in the 2020 election. Plus, A fiery gubernatorial election drives the Republican primary to hot-button issues.
Friday on Political Rewind: Just days after a visit to Georgia where he demanded the U.S. Senate pass voting rights legislation, President Joe Biden admits the prospects for action are now dim. Is there a future for federal election reform law? Meanwhile, in his State of the State speech, Gov. Brian Kemp showcased his plans for doling out billions of dollars of state surplus money for income tax refunds, teacher and state employee pay raises, and more.
Mayor Andre Dickens has unveiled a new police precinct in the city's large Buckhead district as he tries to head off an effort to make it a separate city.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Gov. Kemp prepares his State of the State address. Meanwhile, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens seeks to improve the relationship between city and state government. And Sen. Warnock puts pressure on big businesses to step in the fight on voting rights.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A discuss of the legacy of Former Sen. Johnny Isakson with a close friend and aide. Plus, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms gave her final public press conference. Meanwhile, Mayor-elect Andre Dickens sets the goals for his administration.
Friday on Political Rewind: COVID-19 continues to bounce back in the United States, though not necessarily because of the new omicron variant. Meanwhile, Sen. Raphael Warnock pushes for a federal voting rights act on the floor of Congress.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: We talk one-on-one with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Greg Bluestein as Gov. Brian Kemp waits to hear if his proposal for a limited expansion of Medicaid will win federal approval. Plus, Atlanta Mayor-elect Andre Dickens works to head off the Buckhead city movement.
Friday on Political Rewind: Consequential updates to Georgia's political maps are moving through a special session of the state General Assembly. The Republican-controlled legislature is redrawing the boundaries of state and congressional legislatorial seats as part of a decennial process mandated by law.
Alpharetta Republican State Sen. Brandon Beach prefiled legislation on Thursday that will jump-start a battle over Buckhead cityhood next session.