The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

April 28, 2010, 8am PDT
That's where Sugar Hill, Georgia is headed, says City Manager Bob Hail. He says, "You can live here, work here and you can play here. That's the whole idea."
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 23, 2010, 9am PDT
Budget cuts are dramatically reshaping many local governments. This piece from <em>The Atlanta Journal-Constitution</em> looks at how the recession will restructure governments in the Atlanta area.
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February 18, 2010, 1pm PST
Officials in Atlanta are pushing forward with plans to build a streetcar, despite being left out of a recent federal stimulus-led package of transportation grants.
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January 12, 2010, 8am PST
Negotiations between the states of Georgia, Alabama and Florida can remain secret, according to a recent federal ruling.
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June 13, 2009, 11am PDT
Idling commuter buses in Atlanta cause air pollution and traffic congestion, and locals are getting fed up.
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May 7, 2009, 2pm PDT
A Georgia town that had outsourced its municipal services to a private company is ending its contract, citing budgetary restraints.
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April 17, 2009, 1pm PDT
Atlanta school leaders consider renegotiating a Tax Allocation District (TAD) agreement that was set up to help fund projects such as the Beltline, a 22-mile loop of transit, trails, parks and development around the city.
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February 18, 2009, 12pm PST
Atlanta has been recognized as having some of the lowest proportion of greenspace per capita. The city has borrowed more than $100 million in its commitment to create more parks.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 13, 2008, 9am PST
According to the Urban Land Institute, there is no need for Atlanta to continue building; currently, there is more than four times more construction going on than there is office spaced being used.
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November 7, 2008, 10am PST
Desperate to sell dilapidated, foreclosed homes, as well as to lure in local governments willing to build affordable housing, the Department of Housing and Urban Development is offering those properties for just a dollar.
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October 17, 2008, 10am PDT
That's how landscape architect Edward L. Daugherty sees his job. “I think if there is a thread in my work, it’s to help people use the space that is available,” he says in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as a retrospective of his work opens.
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October 6, 2008, 9am PDT
Plans to demolish three houses to make room for more parking have pitted residents against an Atlanta church, arguing that city's planning blueprint prohibits demolitions for new surface parking. The church has filed suit.
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August 30, 2008, 11am PDT
...so says one resident of Atlanta's Inman Park neighborhood, which has gone from deserted industrial buildings to dense, urban community in four years.
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July 16, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>City officials in Snellville, near Atlanta, claim they cannot stop the pending arrival of a new crematorium along a busy street and near homes.</p>
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July 6, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Renee Lewis Glover, president and CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority, reflects on the troubled history of housing projects in Atlanta, GA, as the last of its kind in the city is demolished.</p>
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June 20, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue has surprised many in the state by reversing his position and pledging full support for commuter rail in metropolitan Atlanta.</p>
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May 24, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>If you demolish a building, then recreate it exactly in a different spot, will it retain its original character? Atlantans may find out.</p>
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May 8, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>Water shortages have hammered the Atlanta region. But despite the drought, one real estate developer is planning to build a huge water park.</p>
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April 26, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>A survey of residents in metro Atlanta shows that 58% of residents would support an additional 1-cent tax to fund public transit.</p>
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March 4, 2008, 12pm PST
<p>The long-running tri-state battle over water rights between Florida, Alabama and Georgia have yet to be resolved, so the federal government has announced its intentions to impose its own solution.</p>
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