Atlanta people and places

“Spooked,” our creepy new podcast, is now on iTunes

4:02 pm Oct. 24, 2016

Atlanta History Center interpreter Kate Kovach never believed in ghosts, but can’t explain what happened that night in a graveyard in Scotland. Sisters Cheryl Robards and Kelly Alanis of Newnan were visiting their grandmother in the hospital when they ran into another elderly lady who made a mysterious vanishing act. Author Lauretta Hannon of Powder Springs received a touching visit from her dad, years after he died.

Hear these tales in the third

T.I., Killer Mike team with Fox Sports Southeast to promote the Atlanta Hawks

11:07 am Oct. 24, 2016

Atlanta rapper and actor T.I. will team up with Fox Sports Southeast to promote the Atlanta Hawks, the network announced.

The new campaign launching on Fox Sports Go features the track “Top Back” from the album “King.” Fox Sports Go, is a free app that provides live streaming video and other programming during the season. Hip hop recording artist Killer Mike makes a guest appearance in the campaign.

MORE: T.I. reveals how the war on

Tyler Perry teams up with “The Walking Dead”

8:51 am Oct. 21, 2016

Tyler Perry and the hit AMC series “The Walking Dead” are business partners now.

Perry’s newly acquired Fort McPherson, a former army base just southwest of downtown Atlanta, is now home to 14 sound stages. His movie “Boo! A Madea Halloween,” in theaters today, filmed there as did the HBO adaptaion of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” starring Perry’s good friend Oprah Winfrey.

And now there’s a new sheriff in town: Rick

“I saw the glint of a pentagram .. I could hear ‘get out! get out! get out!'”

5:40 pm Oct. 20, 2016

Actress and historical interpreter Kate Kovach is part of the Atlanta History Center’s Haunted Halloween event coming up Friday, and she told us a terrifying tale of what happened to her once in a graveyard in Scotland for the next episode of “Spooked,” our creepy new podcast:

With Halloween approaching we asked readers to share their own ghost stories and heard about the ghost who stole a hotel guest’s umbrella. The patter of