Wednesday, February 5, 2014

First Slice 2/5/14: Story of Atlanta Olympics bombing suspect to be made into a Hollywood blockbuster

Posted By on Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Richard Jewell

Jonah Hill is reportedly going to play former security guard Richard Jewell in a film about the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. But who's going to play Izzy? What about former Mayor Bill Campbell?

Cobb County Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa has resigned from office, effective at the end of the school year, for personal reasons, including plans to return to Dallas to be closer to his family.

The Atlanta Beltline has won a national award for "smart growth achievement" from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "This prestigious national recognition for the Atlanta BeltLine is an affirmation of the investments we are making to create a more economically vibrant, prosperous and sustainable city," said Mayor Kasim Reed in a statement.

Cobb County authorities have detained three people as they look for suspects who allegedly shot and injured a police officer early yesterday morning.

State Sen. Don Balfour, R-Snellville, wants the state to pick up nearly $157,000 in legal fees after being found not guilty for misusing his legislative expense account.

Last week, Georgia lawmakers received paychecks for two snow days. Interns? That's a completely different story.

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