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- Feb 11, 2011
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- Decatur Mississippi
'Detroit of the South' bludgeoned by troubles
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By John T. Bennett
As Detroit – beset by violence, debt and social woes – prepares to undergo a historic takeover by the Michigan state government, the city of Atlanta could be sliding toward a similar fate.
Some are quietly wondering whether Atlanta is in danger of becoming “the Detroit of the South.”
The city has experienced an ongoing succession of government scandals, ranging from a massive cheating racket to corruption, bribery, school-board incompetence and now the potential loss of accreditation for the local DeKalb County school system
"Detroit of the South" I wonder how long before the taxpayers are going to regret that new stadium?