1. Republicans catch up to Democrats in Georgia special election early voting. Republican voters in Georgia’s special election have caught up to the hefty advantage that Democrats built in early voting, according to two elections analyses, and are poised to take the lead on Friday. [Read here]
2. New Birth holds first big Easter event since death of Bishop Eddie Long. New Birth Missionary Baptist Church will hold a community block party as part of the Lithonia’s megachurch’s weekend resurrection celebration. [Read here]
3. What does Georgia’s savings account look like? Gov. Nathan Deal has been bragging for months about how well Georgia has rebounded since the economic collapse of the Great Recession and with good reason. Georgia surpassed $2 billion in reserve funds last year. [Read here]
5. 2 injured in shooting in northwest Atlanta. A man is in critical condition and another person is injured after a shooting in northwest Atlanta. The incident happened just after 11 p.m. Thursday on Wadley Street. [Read here]
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