If you live in any of the cities along the outskirts of Atlanta, you likely have access to their local news. Even as far down as Macon nearly 100 miles to the south, tuning in to the evening broadcasts of Atlanta stations can easily be a part of your daily routine. Atlanta newspapers are also in circulation throughout the entire state. So naturally, this allows for a lot of different preconceived notions about the city from the perspective of its surrounding outsiders.
One of the leading assumptions of the city from GA’s other residents lies within its safety – or a lack thereof! The news tends to sensationalize the juiciest stories that will keep people watching or reading, and unfortunately that often equates to the most dire events of the day...Read More