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…

Divided reaction to new school maps

About a dozen schools will close and new schools will be built in crowded north Atlanta under two new proposals to redraw Atlanta Public Schools boundaries.

Auditors raise MARTA safety concerns

A federal audit of MARTA raised safety concerns that included the death of a transit patron, faulty indicator lights that tell controllers whether the “third rail” is hot, and a “near miss” between a train and a work vehicle in a rail yard.