OAKWOOD - The Oakwood City Council has approved a bid for work on realigning M. Stringer Road.<br />
City Manager Stan Brown confirmed Tuesday morning that the lowest bid was from Patillo Construction Co. and totaled just over $767,500.<br />
A contract for the work will not be awarded, however, until the city finishes getting the necessary right-of-way as well as a grant that would pay part of the cost.
House Republican leaders rallied around one of their own, Whip Steve Scalise, on Tuesday after he said he regrets speaking 12 years ago to a white supremacist organization and condemns the views of such groups.
President Vladimir Putin's chief political foe was convicted along with his brother on Tuesday in a fraud case widely seen as a vendetta by the Kremlin, triggering one of Russia's boldest anti-government demonstrations in years.
Police have identified a man shot near the Underground Atlanta shopping and entertainment complex in the city's downtown area.
Authorities say the suspected gunman ran to Underground Atlanta after firing shots at another man near Peachtree Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
Police later identified the victim as at 24-year-old Khiry Clemons.