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Three-day Soccer Event Highlights Rising Talent

The attention of soccer is growing in the capital of the South, and SoccerViza, a traveling soccer combine, will be held from June 16 to 18 at Atlanta Silverbacks Park.

Georgia Teens Honored in Nation’s Capital for Tobacco-Free Campaign

Four Georgia youths of the H.E.A.R.T. Coalition, a statewide substance-abuse prevention organization, earned Youth Advocates of the Year honors by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for their leadership in the fight against tobacco.

Two Ga. Cyber Academy Students Honored at Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site 

Gainesville resident and 10th grader at Georgia Cyber Academy, Rachel Green earned recognition for her winning poem in the 2014 Inspirational Messages of Peace Poem Contest.

Court Rules in Favor of Bond Issuance for Construction of New Stadium

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Ural Glanville entered an order this week confirming and validating Invest Atlanta’s proposed issuance of hotel-motel tax-backed Revenue Bonds to finance a portion of the new Downtown Atlanta Stadium Project.

Ga. First Lady Helps Distribute Free Books to Kids

Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal greeted students at Atlanta Public Schools’ Dunbar Elementary, as Athens-based Books for Keeps distributed 12 free books to each student on Wednesday, April 30, in order to encourage summer reading at home.

Kinsey Collection filled with art and history

The Atlanta History Center recently hosted the opening of the nationally acclaimed exhibition, The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Where Art and History Intersect. While the exhibition is on display, Atlanta residents can take advantage of ...

M.L. King Middle Natatorium Remains Closed for Maintenance During Spring and Summer Months

After closing the pool at M.L. King Middle School Natatorium for structural maintenance in February 2014, the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has decided to close the pool for the remaining spring and summer months.

Mayor Reed Welcomes Major League Soccer to Atlanta

Along with hundreds of metro Atlanta soccer fans, Mayor Kasim Reed on Wednesday, April 16, joined Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, Atlanta Falcons and MLS team owner Arthur Blank and Georgia World Congress Center Executive Director Frank Poe for ...

Atlanta Teen Wins Tom Joyner Foundation® ‘Full Ride’ Scholarship to HBCU

Titus Zeigler, a top student at Atlanta’s Henry W. Grady High School, is the winner of the Tom Joyner Foundation® “Full Ride Scholarship” that will cover full tuition, room and board (on-campus only) and books up to 10 semesters. Tom ...

Congressman John Lewis to Present Congressional Gold Medal Replica

On Good Friday, Apr. 18, U.S. Rep. John Lewis will present a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal to Tuskegee Airman Harry Rock.

Atlanta's Distinguished Businessman Herman J. Russell's Book Signing

Atlanta businessman, construction management mogul, philanthropist and now author Herman J. Russell (chairman, H. J. Russell & Company) has released his book entitled “Building Atlanta: How I Broke through Segregation to Launch a Business Empire.” On March 31, he had ...

Kidnapped North Carolina man rescued by FBI in Atlanta

A man kidnapped from his home in Wake Forest, North Carolina, five days ago has been rescued by the FBI's Hostage Rescue Team in Atlanta, the FBI said Thursday.

Mo Ivory Delivers as Featured Speaker at APS’ Shirley Clarke Franklin Lecture Series

Radio personality and attorney Mo Ivory encouraged students at the Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy to “do the right thing when no one is watching” in her keynote remarks, during the 7th Annual Shirley Clarke Franklin Lecture Series ...

New United Coalition launches operation to register new voters

The New United Coalition recently launched Operation Full Court Press at a press conference held at West End Mall.

Lattimer Communications wins AMY award

Lattimer Communications, a marketing communications agency, was awarded best advertising- multicultural for its Visit Orlando initiative, “Visit Orlando without Kids” at the American Marketing Association, Atlanta Chapter’s Annual AMY Awards at the Fox Theatre.