News for Atlanta GA - AmericanTowns.com AmericanTowns is a virtual "town square", connecting you to all the events and news happening in Atlanta Georgia. Whether it's town issues and community activism, or school calendars and sports schedules, AmericanTowns delivers the information faster and helps you use it better. en-us 30 https://www.americantowns.com/atlanta-ga News for Atlanta GA - AmericanTowns.com 144 69 https://www.americantowns.com/atlanta-ga https://www.americantowns.com/images/atn_rss_logo.gif Mon, 05 Dec 2022 17:35:13 -0600 New Year's Eve Celebration at the Georgia Aquarium 2022 Join us at Georgia Aquarium to ring in the new year at Downtown Atlanta’s most spectacular New Year’s Eve party. You’ll experience https://www.americantowns.com/news/new-years-eve-celebration-at-the-georgia-aquarium-2022-31499556-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/new-years-eve-celebration-at-the-georgia-aquarium-2022-31499556-atlanta-ga.html Arts and Entertainment Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Gatsby's Penthouse New Year's Eve Party 2022 What better way to celebrate the Roaring 20s than with Gatsby themed New Years Eve party! Join us for the most upscale VIP-only NYE at Ventanas https://www.americantowns.com/news/gatsbys-penthouse-new-years-eve-party-2022-31499594-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/gatsbys-penthouse-new-years-eve-party-2022-31499594-atlanta-ga.html Arts and Entertainment Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Senate Runoff: Election Watchdog Groups Launch Effort To Ensure Each Precinct’s Votes Are Counted Once And Only Once Nonpartisan election transparency advocates aim to build voter confidence by ensuring errors similar to the missing memory card in the midterms in https://www.americantowns.com/news/senate-runoff-election-watchdog-groups-launch-effort-to-ensure-each-precincts-votes-are-counted-once-and-only-once-31499899-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/senate-runoff-election-watchdog-groups-launch-effort-to-ensure-each-precincts-votes-are-counted-once-and-only-once-31499899-atlanta-ga.html Government and Politics Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Akerman Staff Volunteer at Atlanta Community Food Bank On Thursday, the Akerman law firm's Atlanta office sent employees and their children (10 total) to hand out food at the Atlanta Community Food Bank's https://www.americantowns.com/news/akerman-staff-volunteer-at-atlanta-community-food-bank-31498990-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/akerman-staff-volunteer-at-atlanta-community-food-bank-31498990-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Legal Tech Targets Silicon Valley Layoffs. Can They Afford It? Silicon Valley's recent wave of job cuts could benefit some legal tech employers, but many still face a "candidate's market" and hard-to-match https://www.americantowns.com/news/legal-tech-targets-silicon-valley-layoffs-can-they-afford-it-31499110-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/legal-tech-targets-silicon-valley-layoffs-can-they-afford-it-31499110-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Alex Jones' Personal Bankruptcy Filing Could Impact Collection of Sandy Hook Damages "Clearly, this is the last in his list of bankruptcy maneuvers, and it raises the specter of intrusive creditor intervention and the oversight of the https://www.americantowns.com/news/alex-jones039-personal-bankruptcy-filing-could-impact-collection-of-sandy-hook-damages-31499111-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/alex-jones039-personal-bankruptcy-filing-could-impact-collection-of-sandy-hook-damages-31499111-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 3 Candidates, 1 Seat: Women Judges Fill Shortlist for Clayton County State Court Vacancy Meet the judicial candidates in the running to become Clayton County's newest state court judge and learn why each thinks she's the best fit for the https://www.americantowns.com/news/3-candidates-1-seat-women-judges-fill-shortlist-for-clayton-county-state-court-vacancy-31498991-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/3-candidates-1-seat-women-judges-fill-shortlist-for-clayton-county-state-court-vacancy-31498991-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 King & Spalding Hires Former FBI Deputy Chief of Staff Amelia Medina became one of FBI Director Chris Wray's closest aides and most trusted advisers, King & Spalding said.  https://www.americantowns.com/news/king-amp-spalding-hires-former-fbi-deputy-chief-of-staff-31498992-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/king-amp-spalding-hires-former-fbi-deputy-chief-of-staff-31498992-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 University of Georgia School of Law Says It Will Stick With US News Rankings UGA, which was ranked 29th on the most recent U.S. News list, is the fourth law school to say that it has no plans to withdraw from the process.  https://www.americantowns.com/news/university-of-georgia-school-of-law-says-it-will-stick-with-us-news-rankings-31498993-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/university-of-georgia-school-of-law-says-it-will-stick-with-us-news-rankings-31498993-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Travelers Sues Woman to Avoid Uninsured Motorist Coverage Duties This suit was surfaced by Law.com Radar. Read the complaint here.   https://www.americantowns.com/news/travelers-sues-woman-to-avoid-uninsured-motorist-coverage-duties-31498843-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/travelers-sues-woman-to-avoid-uninsured-motorist-coverage-duties-31498843-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Hall Booth Smith Lawyers Remove Truck Crash Suit Against Damco, Rayonier This suit was surfaced by Law.com Radar. Read the complaint here.   https://www.americantowns.com/news/hall-booth-smith-lawyers-remove-truck-crash-suit-against-damco-rayonier-31498844-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/hall-booth-smith-lawyers-remove-truck-crash-suit-against-damco-rayonier-31498844-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Friday Newspaper Click on the selected day to download the News section of the The Daily Report in PDF format.  https://www.americantowns.com/news/friday-newspaper-31498845-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/friday-newspaper-31498845-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Holland & Knight Partner With Deep Government Ties Joins Georgia's Scientific Games James Schultz, who formerly advised President Donald Trump and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett Jr., is joining the lottery giant as executive vice https://www.americantowns.com/news/holland-amp-knight-partner-with-deep-government-ties-joins-georgia039s-scientific-games-31498994-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/holland-amp-knight-partner-with-deep-government-ties-joins-georgia039s-scientific-games-31498994-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Democracy, the Constitution and Common Sense With the Supreme Court's approval rating at an all-time low, all eyes will now be on the oral argument on Wednesday (a day of infamy anniversary) in https://www.americantowns.com/news/democracy-the-constitution-and-common-sense-31498995-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/democracy-the-constitution-and-common-sense-31498995-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Judge Refuses to Pump the Brakes on Construction of Rivian Automotive Plant in Rural Georgia Counties "It is clear the plaintiffs' only interest is delaying or stopping this project, at seemingly any cost," the Joint Development Authority and the State https://www.americantowns.com/news/judge-refuses-to-pump-the-brakes-on-construction-of-rivian-automotive-plant-in-rural-georgia-counties-31498199-atlanta-ga.html https://www.americantowns.com/news/judge-refuses-to-pump-the-brakes-on-construction-of-rivian-automotive-plant-in-rural-georgia-counties-31498199-atlanta-ga.html Clubs and Organizations Mon, 05 Dec 2022 00:00:00 -0600