Atlanta City Council

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has issued an executive order giving Occupy Atlanta protesters five days to vacate Woodruff Park. “I am committed to protecting the public and ensuring that the laws of the city are respected,” Reed said in a statement, according to the AJC. “I will not allow public safety to be jeopardized in […]

Lakewood Fairgrounds From the The vote appeared to be a no-brainer for the Atlanta City Council: Approve a multi-million dollar, 50-year lease to rent out the Lakewood Fairgrounds to EUE/Screen Gems and move Atlanta a step closer to Hollywood. It ultimately was approved 13-0, but not without a fierce battle over the language in […]