Atlanta mayor considers renaming Confederate roads

“I am deeply saddened that hate-based violence took the lives of Heather Heyer and state troopers Jay Cullen and Berke Bates, and seriously injured many others,” he said. “My thoughts and prayers are with each of these individuals, their families and loved ones.”

Reed said he also will soon make a decision on petitions seeking to rename streets such as Confederate Avenue. A change.org petition seeking to change the name of the Grant Park road had more than 3,700 signatures by mid-afternoon Thursday.

Verified by ExactMetrics