Fulton tax chief may face pay cut

Because of a loophole in a state law — and by personally collecting fees for billing taxes in three cities — Fulton County Tax Commissioner Arthur Ferdinand has become the state’s highest-paid elected official.Taking in $347,000 last year, Ferdinand’…

Cops: Mom left child at bus stop

An Atlanta woman was arrested Saturday after police said she abandoned her 3-year-old daughter at a bus stop on Bouldercrest Drive.

Atlanta kicks off streetcar construction

A new Atlanta streetcar running from Centennial Olympic Park to the King Center will bring jobs, tourism and new businesses to Atlanta’s civil rights corridor, Atlanta and federal officials said Wednesday at an event to kick off the start of construction.

600 attend first meeting on new school maps

More than 600 parents and community members spilled into the auditorium aisles of Jackson High School Monday to learn about a massive redistricting planned for Atlanta Public Schools.

City engineer dies following wreck

A veteran City of Atlanta engineer died Thursday from injuries following a three-vehicle wreck. Gholamreza Bavani, 64, was driving a city vehicle on Marietta Street at Andrew Young International Boulevard when he hit from behind Wednesday morning, acc…