When Paul Sampleton Sr. discovered his 14-year-old namesake face down on the floor, not breathing, his arms bound by duct tape, he noticed something was missing: his son’s prized pair of Air Jordan sneakers, stolen from the Grayson High School freshman’s feet after he had been shot three times in the head.
Frank Wren is out as the Braves’ general manager, not because he failed to make some nice trades, or struggled to sign good players amid budget constraints, or oversaw a minor league system that produced no talent.
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Fulton County police were investigating a stabbing death Monday.Police found a 55-year-old man dead in the 200 block of Marcliff Court in south Fulton, but they did not know if he was the home owner, Fulton County police Cpl.
WASHINGTON — All 16 members of Georgia’s Congressional delegation signed a letter today to the director of the White House budget office saying they were “very disappointed” in the lack of funding for the Savannah Port expansion project and demanding immediate approval for it to begin.
Members from both parties and both chambers urged Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, to heed January’s spending bill designating the Savannah port an ongoing construction project. The delegation contends that the spending bill language allows the Army Corps of Engineers to sign off on a final agreement to begin digging with the $266 million the state of Georgia has set aside for the project.
OMB has told key delegation members that it does not want to create a special precedent for Savannah. The administration contends publicly and privately that all such projects must be authorized by Congress via a long-delayed water resources bill before the administration can send any money their way.
Daniel Malloy is the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Washington Correspondent, covering the Georgia Congressional delegation and other D.C. goings-on that affect the state since 2011. He's a zealous fan and proud graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.