Get Ready, Set, VOTE!

If your mind has become numb from the daily deluge of mostly useless information about the longest Presidential race in recent memory, in the words of Taylor Swift, it’s time to shake it off and to focus on the local ...

Georgia governor defies party politics with pair of vetoes

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.

METRO BRIEFS: Insurance commissioner warns of rising auto coverage rates

Georgia’s insurance commissioner says higher auto rates could be in store for some consumers.

Morris Brown College Still Standing After 135 Years

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.

Third Annual Women 2 Women Conference, March 5 in Atlanta

Women from across the country will convene in Atlanta Saturday, March 5 for the Third Annual Women 2 Women Conference at the Omni International Hotel.

The Metro Board: U.S. Rep. Lewis announces $34 million in grants coming to 5th District

The office of U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Atlanta) has released a list of organizations that will receive $34,399,004 in federal grants.

South Metro Development Conference to Showcase Current Economic Expansion and a Lavish Future

Attendees will gain updates on Economic Development, Millennial Movement, Cyber South, Education and Airport Aerotropolis progress

Georgia governor wants continued money for prison education

Gov. Nathan Deal asked Georgia lawmakers Tuesday to put millions more into educating state prison inmates and helping county jails provide programs that offer a chance to get job skills while serving time.

Officer gets 2-week suspension for traffic stop behavior

A white suburban Atlanta police officer shown on video telling a black driver “I don’t care about your people’’ has been suspended without pay for two weeks, according to a police department memo released Friday.

M. L. King Jr. Holiday Marks 30 Years

The most common way that Georgians who participate in the celebration of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday is by volunteering their time with a nonprofit organization, school or church that is either feeding the homeless and hungry or ...

NEWS BRIEFS: Police: Georgia woman’s ad sought baby for her teen daughter

Police say a Georgia woman has been arrested for placing an online ad telling mothers they could drop off unwanted babies at her home because she wanted one for her teenage daughter.

NEWS BRIEFS: Georgia’s transportation, overall tax collections climb

Georgia’s recent gas tax increase continues to boost the state’s overall income.

News Briefs: Handcuffed man crashes through window, dies after 40-ft fall

A handcuffed man seeking to avoid arrest died after crashing head-first through the third-floor window glass of a downtown Atlanta office building and falling 40 feet to the ground, authorities said Tuesday. The man reported Tuesday to a pretrial services ...

Metro BOARD: National Minority Prostate Cancer Association Launches ‘Check It & Correct It’ Campaign

The National Minority Prostate Cancer Association is kicking off its “Check It & Correct It” weekend in September to raise awareness about the deadly disease that affects African-American men at a disproportionate rate.

NEWS BRIEFS: Atlanta airport security finds inert hand grenade, 3 guns

Security screeners at Atlanta’s main airport confiscated an inert hand grenade and three loaded firearms over Labor Day weekend.