| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:52 AM
ATLANTA, Ga. -- It was just a few inches of snow, but for the normally balmy South, enough of it fell to throw life into turmoil for millions of people from Louisiana to Virginia on Wednesday, trapping Atlanta motorists overnight on highways and forcing...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Dave Diles will become Virginia Military Institute’s new athletics director, Superintendent Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III announced.
An athletic administrator with more than 20 years of experience, including serving as head athletics...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Sometimes when friends and I are feeling nostalgic, we'll recount our earlier days together, particularly when we were first introduced to the Internet, that wonderful tool that changed everyone's lives forever.
"Remember when you had to disconnect your...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Louis Mitchell Jr. saw a brilliant opportunity when thousands of Georgia motorists abandoned their cars on snow-paralyzed roads this week, authorities say.
Police say he used a tow truck he had stolen earlier in January to haul away four cars left on...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:02 PM
"The Wolf of Wall Street" stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill are reportedly headed back to the big screen together, this time in an adaptation of the 1997 Vanity Fair article "The Ballad of Richard Jewell," about the man falsely accused of being the...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...