Last week, the "Rocket Man" singer sold his Buckhead apartment for $7.225 million, but his work with the Elton John AIDS Foundation will continue.
More police officers are patrolling some of Buckhead’s busiest commercial thoroughfares thanks to a privately funded initiative to provide more security in the affluent north Atlanta neighborhood.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently confirmed high lead levels in an upscale Atlanta neighborhood. The location stands in contrast to many polluted sites investigated by the federal Superfund program — often in former industrial or waste disposal areas where environmental racism has left marginalized groups at risk.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Bill White, the leader of the "Buckhead City" movement, announced he's headed for the North Georgia hills after blaming Gov. Brian Kemp for killing the effort. Meanwhile, Stacey Abrams accepted a chair position at Howard University, but she'll remain a resident of Georgia.
Monday on Political Rewind: It's Crossover Day under the Dome. Today, several high profile bills are on the line at the Legislature. Our panel breaks down the latest.
Friday on Political Rewind: Sports gambling, Buckhead City, and Georgia's "Don't Say Gay" bills failed in the state Senate.
Meanwhile, the House passed an expanded mental health services bill.
Some Republicans' push to de-annex part of Atlanta was denied after a bipartisan vote.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: As the Legislature reaches a deadline for passing bills this session, Republicans continue pushing measures that would expand their reach into local governments. But Gov. Brian Kemp signals disinterest in a Buckhead City secession. Meanwhile, Biden's student debt plan faces an uphill battle in Supreme Court. Finally, we take a look at the history of SNCC and civil rights in Georgia.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the Biden student debt relief plan, which could affect more than 1 million Georgians. Legislation to create "Buckhead City" passed a Senate committee, a new milestone in the move to annex the neighborhood from Atlanta.
A Georgia Senate committee has approved two bills that could allow the Buckhead neighborhood to secede from the city of Atlanta. It's the first time that an issue freighted with fears about crime and racial and economic division has moved forward in the General Assembly.
Monday on Political Rewind: Host Bill Nigut returns! We'll discuss when Fulton County DA Fani Willis could release possible indictments from her investigation into the 2020 election. Meanwhile, Gov. Brian Kemp joined national GOP donors at a retreat in Texas, as he cuts ties with the state GOP. But first: Two Buckhead cityhood bills advance moments before our 9 a.m. show.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Under the Gold Dome, Buckhead City is back on the docket. The new proposal includes a surprisingly high salary for the proposed city's leaders. Governor Kemp is also working to bolster his national profile, rolling out a new website for his PAC and expanding personnel.
In Buckhead and at Morehouse College, Andre Dickens heard two different sides of Atlanta's opinions on the proposed Public Safety Training Center during public appearances on Feb. 7.
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens has worked hard to thwart a move for Buckhead to secede from the city of Atlanta. But the start of a new legislative session opens opportunity for supporters of the effort.
The manager for the rapper Ludacris faces a murder charge in Atlanta in connection with a June shooting. Police reports show that Chaka Zulu, whose legal name is Ahmed Obafemi, turned himself in to face charges Tuesday.