Reporting is the bread and butter of what we do, but words have their limitations. Sometimes the right photo says it all. Over the past year, we’ve photographed City Commission meetings, festivals and local businesses. Here are the ones that we think best tell the story of 2014. Enjoy.
Outrage over the decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer for shooting a black teenager continued Tuesday night. Protesters took to the streets in several major U.S. cities, including Atlanta. Protests began at Underground Atlanta around 5 pm. Later in the evening, they blocked I-75 in downtown Atlanta, bringing traffic to a halt […]
This story has been updated. Michael Brown was 18, unarmed and days away from starting college when he was shot multiple times by a police officer in Ferguson, Missou., on Aug. 9. The shooting death of the black teenager by a white police officer touched off weeks of unrest and protest in Ferguson and around the […]
There wasn’t much to the whole “Day of Rage” protest after all. Yesterday there were some internet rumblings about the internet group Anonymous planning a “National Day of Rage” protest in cities around the US, including Decatur, Ga. The protest was supposed to take place on Aug. 21 in front of the Decatur Courthouse. It was […]
Several hundred protesters gathered in front of the Decatur Courthouse on Thursday, Aug. 14, to hold a moment of silence for a teenager killed in a town 569 miles away. The silence was brief. The protesters stayed for several hours, holding signs, banging drums and chanting. Michael Brown was 18, unarmed and days away from […]