Posted In: HSBC, foreclosure, Atlanta, financial crisis
The housing crash not only touched off a wave of foreclosures, it torpedoed property values and the taxes cities and counties collect off them. But some localities are fighting back in an effort to reverse their budget shortfalls.
Posted In: fast food, McDonald's, Arby's
Cheap food draws customers, but also cuts into profits.
Posted In: Martin Luther King Jr., Atlanta, African American
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s old Atlanta neighborhood, Sweet Auburn, was once one of the more prosperous African-American neighborhoods, but it has since fallen on hard times. Now it is trying to make a comeback.