Courtesy CBS Atlanta
Courtesy CBS Atlanta

The Georgia Senate voted 37-17 this afternoon in favor of so-called “campus carry” legislation allowing handguns on college campuses. The House had already approved the bill, which is now headed to Gov. Nathan Deal for his signature. Deal indicated earlier this month that he would sign the bill into law.

A gasless gas station is coming to Midtown in the form of a QuickTrip convenience store, which will be located on the ground floor of the Viewpoint building on Peachtree Street. Tomorrow’s News Today reports that the 3,500 square foot store will offer fresh, made-to-order items, prepared foods, canned and bottled beverages, gourmet beverages such as premium coffees and milkshakes, as well as the typical assortment of convenience store items.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will allow ride sharing companies Uber and Lyft to pickup passengers starting this summer. The announcement was made during this week’s State of the Airport address where a $6 billion capital improvement plan was announced. Currently, Uber and Lyft can only drop off passengers, but a plan to allow pickup service is set to go before the Atlanta City Council on March 30 and pickup service could begin on July 1.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.