2006 – Mariah Carey is the big winner at the 2006 … Read more

2006 – Mariah Carey is the big winner at the 2006 …

2006 – Mariah Carey is the big winner at the 2006 Chart Toppers R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, held in Atlanta. Carey wins top R&B/hip-hop artist in both the overall and female categories, as well as hot R&B/hip-hop songs artist, top R&B/hip-hop albums artist and top R&B/hip-hop album for her multi-platinum set “The Emancipation of Mimi.”

2006 – American Idol contestant Derrell Brittenum surrenders to Read more

2006 – American Idol contestant Derrell Brittenum surrenders to

2006 – American Idol contestant Derrell Brittenum surrenders to the Georgia police. Along with his twin brother Terrell, Brittenum performed on the hit show while being wanted on theft and forgery charges. Terrell and Derrell Brittenum caught in new ‘American Idol’ controversy By Christopher Rocchio, 01/17/2008 One American Idol mini-controversy apparently wasn’t enough for Terrell […]

2004 – A segment of Interstate 85 is declared “The… Read more

2004 – A segment of Interstate 85 is declared “The…

2004 – A segment of Interstate 85 is declared “The Alan Jackson Highway” during a ceremony in the artist’s hometown, Newnan, Ga. The bill renaming the stretch of roadway between Palmetto and Highway 154, about an hour southwest of Atlanta, was introduced the previous fall and was subsequently signed by Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue.

2000 – Metallica vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield… Read more

2000 – Metallica vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield…

2000 – Metallica vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield aggravates a chronic back injury before a show at Atlanta’s Georgia Dome. The band plays its scheduled sets on the Summer Sanitorium tour in Atlanta, Sparta, Ky., and Irving, Texas, with bassist Jason Newstead handling vocal chores on several songs, and using members of several other bands on the […]