OWN renews all four of Tyler Perry’s series

  “The Haves and the Have Nots” have been guaranteed a third season. CREDIT: OWN-TV By RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com, originally filed Friday, February 27, 2015 The partnership between Atlanta’s Tyler Perry and TV icon Oprah Winfrey on OWN continues to thrive: all four Atlanta-produced Perry series on the network have been given orders for new episodes, […]

TV best bets with ‘The Following,’ ‘American Crime,’ ‘CSI: Cyber,’ ‘Dig’

Felicity Huffman stars in ABC’s provocative drama “American Crime” debuting Sunday, March 8, 2015. CREDIT: ABC By RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com, originally filed Saturday, February 28, 2015 On Thursday, ABC is trying out a very serious show that is more cable-like than anything you typically see on a broadcast network called “American Crime” starring Felicity Huffman and […]

‘The Walking Dead’ recap (‘Remember’): season 5, episode 12

Michonne, Carol and Rick (with Judith) check out their new surroundings in Alexandria. CREDIT: AMC By RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com, originally filed Sunday, March 1, 2015 “You should keep your gates closed. It’s all about survival now – at any cost. People are always looking for an angle, looking to play on your weakness. They measure you […]

In one-week homeland security punt, Barry Loudermilk, Georgia Dems shift to yes

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., hold a news conference Friday (AP/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON — Congress’ Friday Night Lights homeland security showdown ended with a short punt. After spiking a three-week bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. House easily passed a one-week bill, […]

How to save health care in rural Georgia — without Obamacare

Eastman – Shareem Wrease (left), RN, checks her patient McKayla Dupree, 6, as her mother Ashley Rowland (right) comforts McKayla at Dodge County Hospital in Eastman last year. Nestled amid the small town of Eastman 140-some-odd miles south of downtown Atlanta, the Dodge hospital once stood on the brink of financial collapse. A new CEO […]

12-year-old’s Facebook page locked after YouTube clip questions President Barack Obama’s love of country

C.J. Pearson and Gov. Nathan Deal. Special. A 12-year-old African-American boy from Georgia, embraced by Republicans for conservatism, has apparently had his Facebook page locked – days after he put up a YouTube video questioning President Barack Obama’s love for his country. From the Washington Examiner: On Friday, C.J. Pearson, a 12-year-old conservative from Georgia […]

Olympic track star’s stolen medals found in DeKalb County

<!– –> Tweet – A A A + <!– –> DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — There’s a story behind every Olympic medal. But the medals in this news story now tell an unexpected tale of mystery. They were stolen from DeKalb County track star Angelo Taylor last week. What are the odds that anyone would find […]