Ralph Reed’s forces target Kasim Reed on fire chief

8:55 am Dec. 19, 2014

The Faith and Freedom Coalition, the Duluth-based grassroots conservative group launched by former Christian Coalition head Ralph Reed, is urging its members to bombard Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on the topic of fire chief Kelvin

David Perdue starts Senate career as No. 96 of 100

9:53 am Dec. 18, 2014

No. 96.

That’s where Republican David Perdue will begin his U.S. Senate seniority climb. The Washington Post’s Reid Wilson Previous service in the U.S. House, or as governor, cabinet secretary or vice president counts towards one’s

White clout buoyed Georgia’s Republican wave

9:52 am Dec. 16, 2014

The Georgia Secretary of State’s office just released a Overall some 1.5 million African-Americans registered to vote, making up 30 percent of the electorate. About half of them, or 743,414, voted. That’s about 28.6 percent

Kennesaw set to reverse mosque rejection

8:39 am Dec. 11, 2014

Last night, after a closed work session, Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews sent word via email that the four city council members who voted last week against issuing a use permit for a storefront mosque have

Why Democrats and transit will be relevant in 2015

5:44 pm Dec. 10, 2014

Two years ago, the concept of expanding fixed rail to move more commuters through metro Atlanta was declared dead – staked through the heart by the defeat a sales tax referendum.

One month ago, Democrats in

A glimmer of opportunity in a challenging jobs report

10:00 am Dec. 10, 2014

An aging workforce is preparing to retire and there are not enough skilled workers in Georgia to replenish it. A dearth of computer programmers and engineers is forcing firms to search out-of-state for staffers. And