Atlanta people and places

Why the former CIA director is in Augusta during Masters Week

8:17 pm Apr. 6, 2017

AUGUSTA – Masters Week draws a huge crowd of sports figures and celebrities in addition to fans.

Snoop Dogg performed Wednesday night a concert hall that backs up to Augusta National. John Daly is selling swag from his RV outside a Hooters, as has become his practice.

Now here’s former CIA Director John Brennan just to keep things extra interesting.

“There is a distinction between knowledge and wisdom, in my

Keshia Knight Pulliam wants more children

9:18 am Apr. 5, 2017

New mom Keshia Knight Pulliam is ready for more children.

“I love being a mom. It’s the greatest title, the greatest job I’ve ever had and I’m looking forward to doing it again,” she said during a quick interview Tuesday at the red-carpet screening of Atlanta-filmed “Fate of the Furious.”

“Mama’s out on the town! It’s just nice not to have throw-up in my hair today,” she joked.

It’s been a busy and at times

Mayor Kasim Reed claps back after Commissioner John Eaves’ ding at I-85 disaster response

7:17 am Apr. 5, 2017

Hours after last week’s I-85 bridge disaster, Fulton County Commissioner and mayoral candidate John Eaves emailed supporters touting his experience in transportation matters and knocking Mayor Kasim Reed’s response.

“We need leaders who have a vision, not those looking for solutions used during the 1996 Olympics,” Eaves wrote. “We need leaders who roll up their sleeves to develop robust public policy, not people who roll up to a scene because

UPDATED! Zifty drivers, Buckhead Church volunteers help Open Hand deliver meals after I-85 disaster

1:52 pm Mar. 31, 2017

Open Hand Atlanta, which prepares, packages and delivers more than 5,000 meals daily to residents who are ill, elderly or otherwise in need, got a helping hand of its own on Friday when a slew of drivers for the Zifty food delivery service pitched in to help a day after the I-85 bridge collapse.

The nonprofit is located a rock’s throw from where a portion of I-85 collapsed following a massive