CAMPAIGN AD ABOUT SICK GIRL AIMS TO REVEAL KEMP'S SOFTER SIDE

State Republicans are ramping up their efforts to show gubernatorial hopeful Brian Kemp's softer side with a pull-at-the-heartstrings...

THE RIGHT DISCUSSES ‘WHY THE LEFT IS CONSUMED WITH HATE'

 
 
 

THE LEFT DISCUSSES THE RIGHT'S ‘POLITICS OF FEAR'

The left discusses the right's ‘politics of fear'

TECH SLOW TO INVESTIGATE ETHICS COMPLAINTS, RECORDS SHOW

Records show Tech took more than twice as long to complete ethics investigations as the average length of time among Georgia public...

 
 
 

PODCAST: VOTING MACHINES AND ELECTION SECURITY IN GEORGIA

Host Greg Bluestein and The AJC's state government reporter Mark Niesse discuss voting machines and election security in Georgia.

TORPY AT LARGE: FIRE SALE OF GEORGIA TOWN A SIGN OF DESPERATE TIMES

Atlanta news columnist Bill Torpy visits Toomsboro, the Georgia town that's for sale at a price of $1.7 million, and meets some resilient...

 
 
 

INTERNAL POLL SUGGESTS REASON FOR ABRAMS' OPTIMISM 

An internal poll released by Democrat Stacey Abrams on Sunday suggests why her campaign is so bullish headed into the final six weeks...

2 VEEPS IN 2 WEEKS: PENCE TO STUMP FOR KEMP ON OCT. 11 

Vice President Mike Pence is set to make a second trip to Georgia to stump for Republican Brian Kemp's campaign for governor on Oct....

 
 
 

5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ATLANTA'S NEW TRANSPARENCY ORDINANCE

The ordinance was passed by the city council after the AJC and Channel 2 Action News exposed apparent violations of the state's open...

SHE SAID SHE'D BEEN SEXUALLY HARASSED. THEN SHE GOT FIRED FOR IT

After bungling a sexual harassment complaint and firing the woman who complained, the state paid a $200,000 settlement.

 
 
 

BIDEN TO CAMPAIGN WITH ABRAMS IN GEORGIA NEXT WEEK

Former Vice President Joe Biden will campaign with Democrat Stacey Abrams in Georgia next week.

NEW TRANSIT OPTIONS COMING TO METRO ATLANTA

The Atlanta region is on the verge of a dramatic transit expansion. It won't look like the existing system.

 
 
 

FOR BRIAN KEMP, SUIT OVER BAD LOAN REVEALS POLITICAL, FINANCIAL PERILS

A recently unsealed court document shows the Republican candidate for governor may have to make good on $10 million in loans

THE PROBLEM WITH PUTTING A NUMBER ON GEORGIA'S GANG POPULATION

Every now and then, I will look up from the keyboard and suddenly realize that I'm in an argument. If you're married, the same thing...

 
 
 

SAVANNAH PORT EXPANSION COULD MEAN REPLACEMENT FOR TALMADGE BRIDGE

The Georgia Ports Authority's need to expand capacity at its Savannah terminal could require a replacement for the city's Talmadge...

STATE'S WEAK RESPONSE TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT MAKES REPORTING RISKY

Emboldened by MeToo, a half dozen state emergency management employees came forward about a supervisor putting his hands on women who...

 
 
 

CAN GEORGIA'S ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES BE TRUSTED?

Election integrity advocates say Georgia's electronic voting machines are unsafe, but election officials say voters should have confidence.

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION GIVES GRANT FOR GEORGIA TO FIGHT OPIOID ABUSE

The Georgia grants are part of $1 billion that the Trump administration gave out nationwide to target opioid addiction.

 
 
 

CAPITOL RECAP: PRESSURE BUILDS AS VOGTLE FACES A KEY DEADLINE

The construction of two additional nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle may be five years behind schedule and well over its initial budget,...

HANDEL, WOODALL TRY TO FOCUS CAMPAIGNS ON THEMSELVES INSTEAD OF TRUMP

Georgia's two most-targeted GOP members of Congress have sought to neutralize attacks by focusing on their work, not President Donald...

 
 
 



'I just prayed every day': Teen survives 49 days at sea on a floating...

'I just prayed every day': Teen survives 49 days at sea on a floating fishing trap

The teen says he ran out of food within a week and survived on fish and seawater he squeezed from his clothing. Read more ...

74-year-old man found alive after 5 days inside fire-gutted building

74-year-old man found alive after 5 days inside fire-gutted building

Engineers inspecting the wreckage of a public housing complex gutted by fire five days ago found a 74-year-old tenant inside, alive and well, on Monday. Read more ...

GOP Sticks With Kavanaugh Despite 'Phony' New Sexual Misconduct Allegation

GOP Sticks With Kavanaugh Despite 'Phony' New Sexual Misconduct Allegation

Democrats are “just taking shots in the dark” with the latest accusation against the Supreme Court nominee, one Republican senator said. Read more ...

Home break-ins by black bears surge in Connecticut suburbs

Home break-ins by black bears surge in Connecticut suburbs

Connecticut environmental officials say the state's bears are getting bolder. Read more ...

Bobby Evans fired as San Francisco Giants general manager

Bobby Evans fired as San Francisco Giants general manager

SAN FRANCISCO - Bobby Evans was fired Monday as the San Francisco Giants' general manager. Read more ...

Pope Francis says Church must ‘change' in wake of sex scandals

Pope Francis says Church must ‘change' in wake of sex scandals

Pope Francis has acknowledged that the sex abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church are driving people away and said the church must change its ways if it wants to keep... Read more ...

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein, President Trump reschedule meeting, White House...

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein, President Trump reschedule meeting, White House reports

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and President Donald Trump reschedule a meeting meant for Monday to Thursday of this week, according to the White House. Read more ...

First black starting QB reflects on changes in game, society

First black starting QB reflects on changes in game, society

Marlin Briscoe didn't want to be pigeonholed simply because of stereotypes against black men. He was a star quarterback in college and he believed he had the talent... Read more ...

Amber Guyger fired from Dallas Police Department after killing neighbor in...

Amber Guyger fired from Dallas Police Department after killing neighbor in his own home

Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall fired Officer Amber Guyger on Monday, less than three weeks after Guyger shot and killed Botham Jean in his apartment after mistaking it for her... Read more ...

Man hangs Trump re-election banner at Disney World

Man hangs Trump re-election banner at Disney World

Two men briefly flew a “Re-Elect Trump 2020” banner inside the Magic Kingdom. Read more ...