Tyler Perry on track for $30M Fort Mac buy
by Noreen Cochran
July 29, 2014 01:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Filmmaker Tyler Perry, known for the “Madea” series, is slated to buy part of the 487-acre Fort McPherson, representatives of its future owner McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority confirmed last week. Perry, who built the 60-acre Tyler Perry Studios near Greenbriar Mall in south Fulton, seeks another 300 acres at the East Point decommissioned army base, which still belongs to the U.S. Department of Defense, at a reported $100,000 per acre. Earlier this month, calls a...
Jobless rate up in county, metro, state; down from last year
The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week Fulton County’s unemployment rate rose to 8.4 percent in June, up from 8 percent in May but down from June 2013, when it was 9.4 percent. Since M...
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
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Guest column: What sort of man picks on hungry children?
District 1 U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston calls himself a “fiscal hawk” who would slash federal budgets with a machete. He especially wants to chop federal assistance programs for the elderly, the disable...
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 598147 views | 0 0 comments | 421 421 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?