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ATLANTA | AP source: Falcons won’t offer WR Jones new deal this year

ATLANTA — Stifled by the salary cap, the Atlanta Falcons won’t be offering Julio Jones a more lucrative contract. Not this year, at least. Now the question is: Will the star receiver show up for training camp? The Falcons informed Jones several weeks ago that they would not renegotiate his current $71.5 million package, which … Continue reading ATLANTA | AP source: Falcons won’t offer WR Jones new deal this year

ATLANTA | The Latest: Fashion takes center stage at SEC Media Days

ATLANTA — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local): 2 p.m. The final session of SEC Media Days turned into a bit of a fashion show. Auburn’s Deshaun Davis sported stylish sunglasses and an orange bow tie. Vanderbilt’s LaDarius Wiley countered with a shiny red vest that matched his bow tie and the … Continue reading ATLANTA | The Latest: Fashion takes center stage at SEC Media Days

ATLANTA | The Latest: No hints from Saban on Alabama’s starting QB

ATLANTA— The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Nick Saban offered up a preemptive no comment to all questions about Alabama‘s quarterback dilemma.  Actually, make that “still to be determined.” The defending national champion heads into fall practice trying to determine who will be its No. 1 QB. It will come … Continue reading ATLANTA | The Latest: No hints from Saban on Alabama’s starting QB

The Latest: Tennessee’s Pruitt says OL Smith cleared to play

ATLANTA — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Tennessee sophomore offensive lineman Trey Smith has been cleared for fall practice after being held out of spring drills because of an undisclosed medical condition. The return of Smith, a second-team All-SEC pick as a freshman in 2017, is big as Jeremy … Continue reading The Latest: Tennessee’s Pruitt says OL Smith cleared to play

ATLANTA | Georgia reloads for another championship run under Smart

ATLANTA  — Even six months later, there was no way for Kirby Smart to dodge the question. The Georgia coach just knew he’d be asked if he has recovered from the Bulldogs’ loss to Alabama in the national championship game. “Everybody wants to ask that question,” Smart said Tuesday at the Southeastern Conference’s annual preseason … Continue reading ATLANTA | Georgia reloads for another championship run under Smart

EastGroup Properties Announces Recent Acquisition Activity

JACKSON, Miss./ July 13, 2018 (STL.News) — EastGroup Properties (NYSE: EGP) announced today its recent acquisition activity. In late April 2018, EastGroup (the Company) acquired Gwinnett 316, a 65,000 square foot business distribution building in Atlanta, for $4.4 million. The 100% occupied building is located within Atlanta’s I-85 industrial corridor near the Company’s Gwinnett Progress … Continue reading EastGroup Properties Announces Recent Acquisition Activity

ATLANTA | Police had previously responded to Bills star’s home

ATLANTA — Police responded to several nonviolent disputes at the home where Buffalo Bills star LeSean McCoy was attempting to evict his former girlfriend before an unidentified man bloodied the 34-year-old woman in a home invasion, according to reports released Thursday. Police responded early Tuesday to the home in Milton, just outside Atlanta, after McCoy’s … Continue reading ATLANTA | Police had previously responded to Bills star’s home

ATLANTA  | Strong 2Q at Delta, but spiraling fuel costs ping outlook

ATLANTA  — Delta is topping most profit expectations for the second-quarter, but it’s slashing its outlook for the year, citing a $2 billion spike in fuel costs. The Atlanta carrier on Thursday reported net income of $1.02 billion, or $1.47 per share. Adjusted per-share earnings were $1.77, which, according to a survey by Zacks Investment … Continue reading ATLANTA  | Strong 2Q at Delta, but spiraling fuel costs ping outlook