The recent stabbing death of an Augusta State Medical Prison inmate is one of 34 homicides in Georgia prisons since 2010, according to a new report by the Southern Center for Human Rights.
Source: Augusta Chronicle/weekend
In other news:
15 BUIs reported statewide Saturday
Legal challenge filed to Braves stadium funding
Rich Pellegrino, a member of Cobb Citizens for Governmental Transparency, said he filed the challenge because he doesn’t agree with a new tax the county will use to pay off the bonds.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle
Atlanta ranks as 8th deadliest city for pedestrians
Drivers in metro Atlanta don’t like to stop at yellow lights. Or even red lights.
Source: CBS Atlanta
300 miles of highway are designated as Georgia’s Antebellum Trail
A look at the towns and cities spared during Gen. Sherman’s march.
Source: Macon Telegraph