• Arthur Blank on Georgia Dome: ‘It's a happy and sad moment'


    ATLANTA - As we prepare to say goodbye to the Georgia Dome, some of Atlanta’s biggest names are reflecting on their favorite moments.

    Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the demolition of the Georgia Dome is bittersweet.

    “It’s going to happen in 12 seconds, but it’s a happy and sad moment,” Blank said earlier this week.

    WSB-TV is partnering with the Georgia World Congress Center Authority for a LIVE broadcast of the Georgia Dome demolition. WATCH Channel 2 Action News This Morning starting at 4:30 a.m. for LIVE Team 2 Coverage.

    Blank’s Falcons played several playoff games at the Georgia Dome and won the NFC Championship just last year.

    “We won a lot of important football games there,” Blank told The AJC.


    The Falcons are in the middle of their first season at their new home, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

    Information from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution was used in this report.

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