From Guatemala With Love: Changing Lives With Imports

For Atlanta-based Coleccion Luna, a wholesale importer and exporter of Guatemalan art and textiles, business should go beyond a simple financial exchange: It should be a way of life.

Political Football: Germany vs. Greece Deeper Than Match

Divided as sharply as negotiators in the European debt crisis talks, fans of Greece and Germany packed into a slammed Fados Irish Pub in Buckhead to watch the quarterfinal football game of Euro 2012.

Quit Feeding The “Monster”

Since Atlanta outsourced its parking enforcement services to PARKatlanta in 2009, living and working in the city has been nothing but a hassle.

Charter School Denies Audit Findings, Turkish Connections

The Fulton Science Academy Middle School, a charter school in Alpharetta, is refuting allegations that it improperly spent taxpayer dollars and is connected to a Turkish Islamic movement.

Turner Grant Expands Gorilla Conservation Work

Two months after media-mogul Ted Turner donated $1 million to the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, the group has already begun to expand conservation efforts in Eastern Congo amid growing regional instability.

Bean Counter: Local Coffee Roaster Juggles Supply, Price

Last month, when local coffee roaster Batdorf & Bronson ran out of its seasonal Guatemala Antigua Finca El Valle coffee blend, it took weeks before they could replenish their shelves. But that didn’t last long, either.

Study: Georgia Ports Drive Atlanta Jobs

Savannah Port

More than 156,000 jobs in the metro Atlanta region are tied to Georgia’s ports, according to a study released May 17 by the University of Georgia’s Selig Center for Economic Growth.

Voters to Consider Controversial Amendment

Come November, voters will decide the fate of the expansion of state-funded charter schools, but the resolution has a contentious history and how the vote will play out remains to be seen.

5 Reasons the SunBelt Switch is a Smart Move

Courtesy University Sports Communications

Considering Georgia State’s likely announcement today that it will leave the CAA to join the FBS SunBelt Conference, here’s a list of the top five reasons why the move is good for Georgia State.

Trayvon capitol protest live-blog

Protestors against Georgia’s “stand your ground” law rallied at the state capitol Monday night following Florida police’s decision last month not to charge the killer of Trayvon Martin based on a similar law.

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