Opinions

The Georgia File: Drawing Lines

Recent elections prove that no state is closer to political parity than today’s Georgia. Democrats have closed the gap with Republicans statewide, winning the state’s Electoral College votes, both U.S. Senate seats and a congressional seat in the 2020 cycle.…

State of Mind: The Mountain

Growing up in DeKalb County, I knew Stone Mountain pretty well – the world’s largest exposed granite outcropping, formed more than 300 million years ago by volcanic pressure inside the Earth. It was a familiar landmark visible from roadways and…

From the Publisher: Children in Need

I’ve seen a lot of headlines about the spike in pets finding forever homes during the pandemic. Unfortunately the same can’t be said about children and youth. The pandemic has created additional challenges for already-overburdened child protective services and aggravated…

Economy: Atlanta Rising

As we come out of the pandemic, Metro Atlanta’s economy is poised for a jobs-filled recovery. From peak to trough, Metro Atlanta lost 13.6% of its jobs to the COVID-19 recession. But unlike the jobless recoveries that followed the last…