President Obama is greeted by U.S. Rep. John Lewis at the airport. BRANT SANDERLIN/BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM
Photo: Brant Sanderlin
Photo: Brant Sanderlin

5 things to know tonight: Check out photos of President Obama visiting Atlanta

1. Check out photos of President Obama visiting Atlanta. He was in Atlanta to address the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit. [Read more

2. Barack Obama's rising popularity: The GOP contest may be making him look better. Emory University political scientist Alan Abramowitz sent a note about Obama's rising popularity while the president was in downtown Atlanta talking about drug abuse. [Read more

3. Francoeur makes Braves' opening-day roster. For the first time since 2009, Jeff Francoeur will be in a Braves uniform on opening day. [Read more

4. Prince to play two Atlanta shows next week. The Purple One will perform at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. April 7 as part of his “The Piano and the Microphone Tour.” Tickets range from $100-$350 and go on sale tomorrow at noon. [Read more

5. Someone tell the president that's not the name of Atlanta's airport.  The decade-old name change – which has prompted much controversy in Atlanta – still has eluded many outside of our city. Including the White House, apparently. The president’s official schedule, published on the White House’s blog, twice calls the bustling airport by its former name. [Read more

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