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Pride & patriotismnew

The fight for the right to serve
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  07-03-2008  |  Civil Liberties

The Long Reach of Brian Nicholsnew

And Georgia's deepening death-penalty crisis.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  03-14-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Brian Nichols and Georgia's Indigent Defense Crisisnew

Stalled death-penalty cases across the state await infusion of money.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  02-27-2008  |  Crime & Justice

No Parking Zonenew

Athens group hits the passing lane for its best album yet.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  02-01-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Danger Zone at the Atlanta Detention Centernew

Guards complain about short staffing, low pay and scary incidents.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  02-01-2008  |  Crime & Justice

Bruce Burch and the Business of Musicnew

A former hit songwriter develops a new program at UGA that teaches students how to succeed in the music industry ... without being musicians.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  01-23-2008  |  Music

A Requiem for Fuzzy's Place and (Perhaps) a Rebirthnew

Keirsten Alexander got her lesson in the corporate culture at Fuzzy's Place not long after she became general manager of the venerable bar on North Druid Hills Road. She discovered Fuzzy's was paying more for toilet paper than any other bar in town. In fact, it was paying more for just about all supplies.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  12-06-2007  |  Business & Labor

The Colonel is Backnew

Give Thanks to Chank is Col. Bruce Hampton's first studio album since he recorded Deluxe Edition.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  11-29-2007  |  Reviews

A Battle Over Bar Hours Goes to the Next Roundnew

On first blush, DeKalb County Chief Executive Vernon Jones' decision to veto a measure to cut back bar hours would seem a form of political suicide.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman and Mara Shalhoup  |  11-28-2007  |  Business & Labor

Gorillas in Our Midstnew

In the North Georgia mountains, Jane and Steuart Dewar built a one-of-a-kind haven for gorillas in need.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  11-01-2007  |  Animal Issues

Requiem for a Heronew

Richard Jewell may be best known as the one-time "suspected" Centennial Park bomber; what's forgotten is that he also saved lives.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  09-06-2007  |  Crime & Justice

So My Brother Wants to Be a Country-music Starnew

When Bill Gentry set out on his path to Nashville 10 years ago, I didn't think he stood a chance -- yet today he owns Wild Bill's and is on the brink of a deal. I didn't know he was chasing more than a dream.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  07-19-2007  |  Music

Tinsley Ellis' 'Moment'new

Blues guitarist goes back to the basics.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  06-28-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

Speaking of Sudsnew

Talking beer with 5 Seasons brewmeister Glenn Sprouse.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  06-07-2007  |  Food+Drink

Onion Ringleader is Backnew

Former Vidalias' singer/songwriter returns to alt-country scene.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Scott Freeman  |  02-15-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews

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