Georgia's Republican governor rejected the two top priorities of a legislature controlled by his own party this year, defying election year politics in a deep red state.
It is official. Black Lives Matter has a chapter in Atlanta. Last December their inaugural meeting at the Big Bethel Baptist Church on Auburn Avenue convened more than 150 participants. A diversity of elders, students, artists, activists, men, women elected ...
Pop superstar Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” ‘’Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban ...
YOUR VOICE: Since it’s still legal in Georgia, should we bring corporal punishment back to the schools?
Heather Perkins, Cartersville “Absolutely, because we’ve got too damn many hoodlums running around. Parents aren’t parenting.”
Coca-Cola saw the popularity of its namesake sodas decline in key markets around the world during the first quarter, reflecting a mix of changing tastes, challenging economic conditions and a shifting business strategy. The world’s biggest beverage maker said Wednesday ...
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says his controversial plan to takeover failing public schools will help reduce the number of Georgia students going through the school-to-prison pipeline.
Georgia’s education system could see some dramatic changes in the next two years, as Gov. Nathan Deal shifts his first-term focus on prisons and courts to education.
Georgia’s insurance commissioner says higher auto rates could be in store for some consumers.
The government urged health officials around the country Friday to get ready now in case there are outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in the U.S. this summer.
A new program helps Atlanta police officers achieve the dream of home ownership while at the same time aiming to increase police visibility and improve engagement between officers and the community.
YOUR VOICE: What do you think of Mayor Kasim Reed’s banning of city travel to North Carolina in the wake of the state’s recent anti-LGBTQ law?
Chante Robinson, Atlanta “I am actually pretty excited about it and I completely agree…
It may come as a surprise to many and news to some despite having an enrollment of less than 75 students, the historic Morris Brown College is not closed.
Christine Workman, Lithonia “Yes, I do think we are as susceptible to terror as any other country in the world because ISIS is everywhere… What we need to do is have everybody pay attention and watch. The police can’t do ...
National Newspaper Publishers Association and Chevrolet Launch Journalism Fellowship at Howard University
Howard University communications students are getting the chance to change the narrative of media reporting in the African American community with the help of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Chevrolet.
Taxpayers without health insurance will face larger penalties, and those insured by their employers will get a new tax form. There also have been adjustments for inflation, and Congress extended expiring tax breaks, some permanently.