| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:35 AM
When Jennifer Williams walked into the Nalley Lexus dealership in Cobb County, Ga., on a recent Tuesday, all she needed was a salesperson to provide her a good deal on her trade-in, the keys to her RX 350 SUV and a happy wave goodbye.
Thanks to the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:06 AM
As a primer for Thursday night's Virginia Tech-Georgia Tech game in Atlanta, I exchanged a series of five questions-and-answers with my buddy Ken Sugiura, the Georgia Tech beat writer for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. His twitter handle is @ajcgatech...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:09 PM
The Southeastern Conference has had a lot of great football weeks in recent years, but this hasn't been one of them.
USA Today ran a story Thursday suggesting the SEC's reign as America's best conference is being challenged by the Pac-12.
| Feb 18, 2013
| 5:47 AM
A company president accused of slapping a crying child on a Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta has been let go, a spokesman for his parent company confirmed to The Associated Press Sunday.
Joe Rickey Hundley, president of Unitech Composites and Structures...
| Jan 19, 2013
James A. Hood, one of two black students whose effort to enroll at the University of Alabama in June 1963 led to Gov. George Wallace's segregationist "stand in the schoolhouse door" and who later forged an unlikely friendship with the former governor, has...
| Jan 14, 2013
Eugene Patterson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and columnist whose impassioned words helped draw national attention to the civil rights movement as it unfolded across the South, has died at 89.
Patterson, who helped fellow whites understand the...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for its series “Playing With Fire,” an investigation of toxic flame retardants and the deceptive campaigns that two powerful industries waged to promote the chemicals.
Among the awards is...
| Jun 16, 2013
Eighty houses. In about a year, my wife and I had toured 80 homes — hundreds more if you count online searches.
If you're not an insurance salesman, cat burglar or (like us) first-time home buyers in a wacky Atlanta housing market, you've probably...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Home prices and mortgage rates aren't the only costs on the rise when it comes to buying a house these days. Expect higher closings costs as well, according to a new study by Bankrate.com.
The average closing cost, which includes origination plus third-...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
First-time home buyer Kelly Sullivan knew to expect the unexpected when she and her husband, Sean, started looking for an east Cobb, Ga., home last year. With Sean just having left the Army for a civilian job and a toddler in tow, the couple had one...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Former Atlanta Hawks point guard Mookie Baylock is in critical condition in an Atlanta hospital after he was involved in a head-on collision in his Cadillac Escalade, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
Police told the AJC that Baylock was...