Monthly Archives October 2017

Walking on ‘The Walking Dead’ set in Atlanta

Andrew Lincoln on the prison set of an earlier season of the popular series

LOS ANGELES—“We treat it like our own private playground. It’s our private club… It’s like a thrill ride,” said Tom Luse, the first employee ever hired for “The Walking Dead,” as we began our tour of Raleigh Studios, where most of the show is filmed.

The studio, spread over 150 acres of woodsy areas that traverse bumpy roads, is in Senoia, Georgia, about an hour’s drive from Atlanta. Tom, who described himself as one of the show’s “many executive producers,” took us on a tour of the sets as we walked around or rode on a shuttle.

It was a sunny morning early this month. As we toured the vast lot, Andrew Lincoln and Jeffrey Dean Morgan were filming episode 12 of Season 8 in a sound stage.

“Denise Huth (producer) was ...

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Super Bowl hangover proving to be real for struggling Atlanta Falcons

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Prisco’s Power Rankings: Week 7

Prisco’s Power Rankings: Week 7

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Atlanta Committee for Progress Releases “Go-Forward Priorities” for City of Atlanta

Five key focus areas; "economic opportunity for all" major theme

ATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Atlanta Committee for Progress (ACP), a partnership between the city’s top business, civic and academic leaders, and the Mayor of Atlanta, today released a public policy platform with priorities for the city’s future and recommendations for the next mayoral administration. The overarching goal of the ACP’s recommendations is to accelerate Atlanta’s competitiveness for residents, businesses and investment while expanding economic opportunity for all.

The five "Go Forward" focus areas are: (1) Maintain a financially strong city; (2) Expand economic opportunity for all; (3) Invest in transit connectivity; (4) Strengthen student achievement and (5) Keep Atlanta safe.

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks preseason game No. 1: Live updates and chat

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Cavaliers will open the preseason tonight, as they host the Atlanta Hawks.

LeBron James, who is still day to day with a left ankle injury that is not believed to be serious, will not play. But newcomers Dwyane Wade, Derrick Rose, Jeff Green, Jose Calderon and others will make their Cavaliers preseason debuts.

Follow along in the comments section as Joe Vardon and I bring you observations and analysis throughout the game. You can also ask any questions you may have and chat with other fans below.

Game 1: Cavs (0-0) vs. Hawks (0-0)

Tip off: 7:00 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena

TV/radio: Fox Sports Ohio; WTAM AM/1100, 87.7 FM (ESP)

Cavs probable starting lineup: Derrick Rose, J.R...

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