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East Point Youth Receives 1st Junior Newsmaker of the Year Award

Ten year old Willie Myrick of East Point is one “blessed” young boy who can testify that singing the praises of God can save your life.

Georgia General Assembly 2015

State Rep. Allen Peake said Monday he will make a pitch to a powerful Senate committee later this week to meld two widely-divergent medical marijuana bills passed by the upper and lower chambers of the General Assembly.

Metro Atlanta News Briefs

Although they never knew what specific projects the $250 million bond packaged would fixed, Atlanta voters passed a bond package aimed at fixing aging infrastructure such as roads, bridges, sidewalks and buildings.

APS Superintendent Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen receives inaugural Phoenix Award during Selma’s 50th Anniversary Jubilee Celebration

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent and Selma native, Dr. Meria J. Carstarphen, received the inaugural Phoenix Award from The Sullivan and Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson Foundation and Museum, Inc. March 8, in Selma, AL.

METRO BOARD (Feb.27-Mar.05-2015) Atlanta Alumnae Deltas Present Celebration of Women 2015 Awards

Honorees include Antoinette Tuff, a community hero, Judge Glenda A. Hatchett, Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, Dr. Bernice A. King, and Sisters-in-Law Attorneys Janice and Davida Mathis.

METRO NEWS BRIEFS Fe. 27 - Mar. 05-2015

While Bobbi Kristina Brown fights for her life, a feud has erupted over whether her partner can visit her in the hospital.

Medical marijuana bill clears hurdle in Ga. Legislature

A bill to legalize cannabis oil to treat seizure disorders and seven other debilitating health problems passed a key committee in the Georgia House on Monday but faces an uphill battle in the state Senate, even in its latest, watered-down ...

When disaster hits, FEMA watches Waffle Houses for guidance

When a big storm or tornado devastates a community, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) usually steps in to help state and local officials.

METRO BOARD Feb 13-19-2015-U.S. 5th Congressional Office and SBA hold business forum

The office of Congressman John Lewis along with the Small Business Administration is holding a small business forum for businesses in the metro Atlanta area, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 18, East Atlanta Branch Library, 400 Flat Shoals ...

State of Atlanta 2015

Atlanta and the metro region are coming out of the Great Recession with the throttle fully open, according to Mayor Kasim Reed’s annual State of the City address given to an audience of business, civic and community people Wednesday (Feb. ...

METRO NEWS BRIEFS Jan 30 - Feb 05-2015

The Atlanta Hawks made a stop at the Georgia State Capitol Tuesday and were recognized for their sportsmanship, citizenship and significant economic impact to the City of Atlanta.

METRO NEWS BRIEFS Jan 23-29-2015

After two years of no resolution to the issue, AT&T Georgia is suing MARTA and Atlanta for the cost of relocating utilities to make way for the streetcar project.

Unsung civil rights heroes looking to get their Records cleared in South Carolina

Fifty- four years after nine junior college students in Rock Hill, South Carolina were arrested and imprisoned for trying to integrate a city lunch counter, they return to a circuit court hearing January 28 hoping to officially clear their records ...

METRO Board (Jan. 2-8-2015) The Atlanta Streetcar launches in Downtown

Getting around downtown Atlanta became a little easier Tuesday, Dec. 30 with the launch of the long-awaited Atlanta Streetcar. City and business leaders gathered for the launch ceremony at the Woodruff Park stop.

NEWS BRIEFS - DEC. 19-25-2014

Finishing a nuclear power plant in Georgia may take almost a year longer than expected, a government monitor said Tuesday in testimony that raises the possibility of a delay costing hundreds of millions of dollars.

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