A sign of a GOP fight for chairman

5:00 pm Apr. 21, 2015

A Democrat always interested in Republican doings just sent us this photo, taken on Milledge Avenue in Athens – where, next month, state GOP chairman John Padgett, will stand for re-election at a state convention.

The next phase of Nathan Deal’s school takeover campaign now begins

2:18 pm Apr. 21, 2015

The roots of Gov. Nathan Deal’s school takeover plan are now in the books. Now he must persuade voters to support the initiative in a referendum next year.

The governor Tuesday signed legislation that forms the framework of his signature legislative effort. But it must be approved by a majority of voters in November 2016 to take effect.

Senate Bill 133 lays out specifics of how Deal’s school takeover plan

The transformation of MARTA into ‘The ATL’

9:14 am Apr. 21, 2015

Over on our editorial page at myAJC.com, Tom Sabulis has an interview with state Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, on the topic of mass transit. Times are changing rapidly for transit in metro Atlanta — albeit

Michelle Nunn named as head of Atlanta-based CARE

3:12 pm Apr. 19, 2015

Former U.S. senate candidate Michelle Nunn has been named president and CEO of CARE USA, the 70-year-old, Atlanta-based relief agency, the organization announced Sunday.

Nunn replaces Helene Gayle, who is stepping down after nearly a decade