Fewer Atlanta homeowners with troubled mortgages – Sacramento Bee

Fewer Atlanta homeowners with troubled mortgagesSacramento BeeATLANTA — Rising home prices in the Atlanta metro area are helping homeowners who have owned more on their mortgages than their homes were…

Atlanta’s streetcar launch, costs in flux – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta’s streetcar launch, costs in fluxAtlanta Journal ConstitutionTracks along Luckie Street near Cone Street. There will be a stop at Cone Street. Photos along the route of the downtown streetcar,…

Moov Brings Smarts to Fitness Tech – TechNewsWorld

TechNewsWorldMoov could be the first fitness gadget that adds “ability to motivate” to its list of features and functions. In addition to collecting and analyzing data, Moov offers personalized performance…

Mardi Gras deals/events – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Mardi Gras deals/eventsAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)1 after 3 p.m. for Booze, Beers & Beads, The party features live New Orleans style brass music from Atlanta’s The Seed & Feed Marching…

Fewer metro Atlanta homeowners undewater on loans – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fewer metro Atlanta homeowners undewater on loansAtlanta Journal ConstitutionThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The continuing rise in home prices in metro Atlanta is giving homeowners with underwater mortgages optimism that they’ll be…

Jury orders Da Brat to pay $6.4 million to victim in bottle attack – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionA row at Atlanta music producer Jermaine Dupri’s Studio 72 near Tucker landed rapper Da Brat (Shawntae Harris) in prison. She was sentenced Aug. 22, 2008, to three…

Atlanta police: Fake Waffle House manager arrested – Centre Daily Times

Centre Daily TimesATLANTA — Atlanta police say a woman in a Waffle House uniform accused of pretending to be a company manager and stealing about $100 later returned to the…

Burger 21 opening more metro Atlanta locations – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Burger 21 opening more metro Atlanta locationsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionBy Christopher Seward. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Burger 21, a Tampa fast-casual restaurant chain that opened its first metro Atlanta location near the…

Atlanta superintendent search advances – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta superintendent search advancesAtlanta Journal ConstitutionThe Atlanta Superintendent Search Committee plans to continue reviewing candidates during meetings this weekend before handing a list of candidates to the school board by…

12K cameras to give Atlanta police broader window to city – Atlanta Journal Constitution

12K cameras to give Atlanta police broader window to cityAtlanta Journal ConstitutionLt. LeAnne Browning (center) with the Atlanta Police Department answers questions Wednesday during a tour of the APD video…

Atlanta weather | Warm-up coming after chilly Thursday – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta weather | Warm-up coming after chilly ThursdayAtlanta Journal ConstitutionBy Friday afternoon, temperatures will be at least 10 degrees warmer than they were Wednesday afternoon. And the weekend will be…

Several Atlanta principals to be removed from their schools – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Several Atlanta principals to be removed from their schoolsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionHundreds of students at Mays High School in west Atlanta walked out of school Tuesday to protest the removal of…

Atlanta rapper Young Thug arrested on drug, driving charges – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Atlanta rapper Young Thug was jailed on Wednesday in Atlanta for driving erratically in his car with drugs. According to the Fulton County Sheriff’s office,…

Cheap Chic Fashion: Topshop, Forever 21, Augusta Outlet – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Cheap Chic Fashion: Topshop, Forever 21, Augusta OutletAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Somewhere between Fall 2015 and Spring 2016,locals will welcome a 400,000 square foot fashion outlet mall to Augusta located at…

Mike Muscala headed to Atlanta Hawks – Peachtree Hoops

Peachtree HoopsAfter we reported that the Atlanta Hawks reached out to Obradoiro about buying out Mike Muscala and bringing the Bucknell star to Atlanta to help the ailing frontcourt, a…

Cheryl Freeman, 40, of Atlanta, lost 70 pounds – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cheryl Freeman, 40, of Atlanta, lost 70 poundsAtlanta Journal ConstitutionPersonal life: “(I am) a mother of three teenagers, two girls and a sickle cell anemia son, that lives in southwest…

Students injured in school bus wreck in SE Atlanta – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal Constitution… Humphries Drive and Browns Mill Road. “Several students complaining of back and neck injuries” were being transported to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding, Atlanta police…

Facebook shelves controversial email feature – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukFacebook has quietly shelved its controversial email feature, introduced three years ago, because “people haven’t been using it”. Founder Mark Zuckerberg launched the service in 2010, criticising traditional email for…

Update: Missing Atlanta girl, 12, found safe – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Update: Missing Atlanta girl, 12, found safeAtlanta Journal ConstitutionSernesha Burston “has been located and is OK,” Officer Kim Jones told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Burston was last seen around 11 p.m.…

Report: Google offered to match or beat Facebook’s WhatsApp deal – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionBefore Mark Zuckerberg paid a whopping $19 billion for WhatsApp, Google made a strong offer to WhatsApp CEO, Jan Koum, according to a new report from The Information.…

Andrelton Simmons and Atlanta Braves Agree on 7-Year Contract – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportCarroll Rogers of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution passed along further praise Wren has for the young player: “We feel that Andrelton is one of the premier shortstops in the game…

National Margarita Day deals – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

National Margarita Day dealsAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina:[UPDATE 2/21: I have just been informed that Atlanta Area Restaurants will not be participating. Boo] OTB will…

Chris Christie to skip dinner with President Obama – Politico

PoliticoChris Christie won’t dine at the White House on his swing through Washington this weekend. The New Jersey governor is set to leave town Sunday morning, his office confirmed, before…

Chris Christie: The $18 million man – CNN (blog)

CNN (blog)Washington (CNN) – It appears the controversies New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s dealing with back in the Garden State haven’t affected his standing as one of the GOP’s most…

Heavy rain, high winds sweep across metro Atlanta; possible tornado reported … – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Heavy rain, high winds sweep across metro Atlanta; possible tornado reported …Atlanta Journal ConstitutionAll of metro Atlanta was under either a tornado or a severe thunderstorm watch during the early…

Atlanta weather | Slight risk of severe storms Friday – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta weather | Slight risk of severe storms FridayAtlanta Journal ConstitutionMetro Atlanta‘s wild February weather will continue early Friday, when there’s a slight risk of severe storms. Showers and thunderstorms…

2-year-old girl struck, killed by daycare van in Atlanta identified – Atlanta Journal Constitution

2-year-old girl struck, killed by daycare van in Atlanta identifiedAtlanta Journal ConstitutionThe Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office Wednesday identified the toddler struck and killed by a daycare van in southwest…

Day care van hit, kills 2-year-old in SW Atlanta – WSB Atlanta

WSB AtlantaThe child was taken to a hospital in extremely critical condition around 5 p.m., but died shortly after, Atlanta police told Channel 2’s Erica Byfield. The toddler was in…

‘Gravity’: What makes the BAFTA winner a British film? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesHow could a movie with a Mexican director, two American stars and the backing of a major U.S. studio be named outstanding British film at the British Academy…

Will BAFTA winners predict the Oscars? – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionBEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 11: (L-R) BAFTA board member Sandro Monetti, actor Barkhad Abdi, and BAFTA board member Kara “KJ” Miller attend the BAFTA LA 2014 Awards…

2 accused of sexually assaulting Atlanta woman – Atlanta Journal Constitution

2 accused of sexually assaulting Atlanta womanAtlanta Journal ConstitutionAnyone with information on the man’s identity is asked to contact the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477), online at…

Suspected Egyptian militants raise stakes in insurgency – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – The bombing of a tourist bus in Egypt by suspected Muslim militants marks a strategic shift to soft targets that could devastate an economy already reeling from…

George Zimmerman wants to become a lawyer to stop ‘miscarriage of justice.’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsJustice may be blind, but, fear not — George Zimmerman is going to show it the way. Zimmerman — who has been a confounding lightning rod of…

Teen shot in southwest Atlanta – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Teen shot in southwest AtlantaAtlanta Journal ConstitutionA teenager was shot and wounded in southwest Atlanta early Monday, reportedly after confronting a man he believed was trying to steal his mother’s…

‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ recap: You’re Cordially e-vited – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyI would like to specifically honor each and every one of you with my favorite quote from last night’s episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta: “I love me…