The chase is over: The Texas to stay in Atlanta, local officials won’t fight it
by Hilary Butschek
July 07, 2015 12:00 AM | 4 4 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
A Cobb lawmaker says he won’t fight a state agency’s ruling that one of the trains involved in The Great Locomotive Chase is owned by the city of Atlanta. The decision comes after about three months of research to determine the owner of the Texas, now housed in Atlanta, by Steve Stancil, the state property officer for the State Properties Commission, and legal advice from Attorney General Sam Olens of east Cobb. In April, state Rep. Ear...
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Confederate Flag
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Aside from Confederate historical sites (i.e. cemeteries, monuments, battle sites or museums), should the Confederate flag be displayed on government property?