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Georgia's 'religious freedom' bill tabled in House committee

If you're searching for the latest chapter in the nation's Civil Rights movement, one where gay, lesbian, and transgender people are defending their contested rights, look no further than the bowels of a Gold Dome committee room over...Show More Summary

Guarding the Paint a Lonely Job at Wichita State, but Darius Carter Has to Do It

Wichita State's berth in the Sweet 16 began taking shape two years ago, as the program prepared for its first Final Four since 1965. As the team bused to the Georgia Dome for a workout, assistant coach Greg Heiar felt his cell phone vibrating in his pocket. "Coach Heiar," the voice on the line said. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush, Ludacris straight chillin' at the Gold Dome

Two unlikely figures spent some time hanging out at the Gold Dome this morning. Both Atlanta rapper Ludacris and Jeb Bush, a former Florida governor and potential Republican presidential candidate, stopped by the Georgia Capitol.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

The Path of Reconciliation

Social change inevitably comes with growing pains. The recent debate in Georgia over religious liberty and LGBT civil rights is no exception. Indeed, the discourse under the Gold Dome exposes our state’s deep and troubling divide. In...Show More Summary

The Georgia Dome’s 1992 debut

The Dome debuted August 23, 1992, with a Falcons preseason victory over the Eagles (Hammer kicked things off; John Denver sang the national anthem; Travis Tritt played halftime).

First Slice 3/9/15: Gold Dome's crossover day inches closer

Lawmakers have until Friday to see their bills pass one chamber of the Georgia General Assembly if the measures have any chance of becoming law this year. MARTA officials, over the objections of union reps, want to move ahead with plans to privatize the system's paratransit service.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Ladies and gentlemen, your first Gold Dome gun bills of 2015 have arrived

The legislative session is never complete without an attempt or four to loosen up the state's gun control laws. But fear not, Georgia residents!… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Twelve protesters arrested at Gold Dome Medicaid expansion rally

Twelve activists were arrested inside the Gold Dome during a peaceful protest that urged state lawmakers to expand Medicaid in Georgia. Moral Monday Georgia protesters this afternoon gave defiant political speeches, unfurled large banners, and engaged in civil disobedience to urge state lawmakers to expand Medicaid.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

What Really Happened: Atlanta 2 Supercross & Sandlapper National Enduro

The Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series held the second of its back-to-back weekends of racing in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome where Ryan Dungey and Marvin Musquin made it a one-two knockout for KTM. Meanwhile, down in Pelion, South Carolina, defending National Enduro champion Andrew DeLong grabbed his first win of the season at round two of […]

Atlanta 1 Supercross 2015 Photo Gallery

Chad Reed and Jeremy Martin came away with big wins in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome and photographer Shan Moore was on hand to document the action.

What Really Happened: Atlanta Supercross

The Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series moved east to Atlanta’s Georgia Dome for the first half of back-to-back rounds of Supercross racing. A 32-year-old Chad Reed and defending outdoor champ Jeremy Martin topped the 450 and 250 classes, respectively, before a rowdy house of southern supercross fans, and we’ve got the scoop right here!   […]

College marching bands “battle” at the Georgia Dome

Each January, eight bands—out of a field of dozens—arrive at the Georgia Dome to perform at the Honda Battle of the Bands, a showcase of music, choreography, and all-around showmanship.

Roy Williams Rips North Carolina Fans For Being Silent

University of North Carolina head basketball coach Roy Williams called out the Dean Dome crowd for being too quite during the Tar Heels 89-60 home victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday afternoon. Williams was particularly upset withShow More Summary

UNC runs the Four Corners offense to honor Dean Smith -- and scores!

A really cool way of honoring the longtime great coach in their first game in the Dean Dome since his passing -- and it actually led to points! UNC opened their game against Georgia Tech with an on-court tribute to the late, great Dean Smith: running his famed Four Corners offense. Show More Summary

Falcons expect to learn #NoiseGate fate soon

In 2013 and 2014, the Falcons used artificial crowd noise at the Georgia Dome; owner Arthur Blank essentially admitted it earlier this month.  So now the question become what the penalty will be. Appearing on Thursday’s edition of PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio, Falcons G.M. Thomas Dimitroff said that the team expects to learn…

Georgia Will Play North Carolina in 2016 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

Georgia and North Carolina will open the 2016 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Bulldogs head coach Mark Richt issued the following statement, per Seth Emerson of The (Macon, Georgia) Telegraph: I know our team, coaches, and fans will be looking forward to playing a quality opponent like North Carolina in Atlanta. Show More Summary

Georgia, North Carolina to square off in 2016 Chick-fil-A Kickoff game

Georgia and North Carolina will face off to open the 2016 college football season in the annual Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

Rep. Stacey Abrams, DPG Chair DuBose Porter respond to New Georgia Project cover story

"It's like a big bomb just went off." That's how one state lawmaker referred to the reaction inside the Gold Dome among Democrats to CL's New Georgia Project cover story this week. If you haven't read it yet, the Feb. 16 article takes...Show More Summary

Beer Jobs Bill update: Bipartisan support builds in Georgia

Fresh off dropping at the Gold Dome in late January, Senate Bill 63, the so-called Beer Jobs Bill, has been assigned to the Regulated Industries Committee. If passed, SB 63 would allow for brewpubs and breweries to sell limited amounts of beer on-premise for off-premise consumption.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Falcons’ coach, G.M. didn’t know about fake crowd noise

As the Falcons brace from the hammer to fall from 345 Park Avenue, questions remain regarding the person(s) to blame for piping artificial crowd noise into the Georgia Dome. Appearing on Thursday’s PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio, D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution confirmed something PFT had heard from multiple sources:  G.M. Thomas…

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