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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.

Metro Board (Dec.05-11-2014) Atlanta Falcons’ Babineaux hosts special guests at game

Atlanta Falcons Defensive Captain Jonathan Babineaux last Sunday hosted some very special guests at the Falcons – Arizona Cardinals game at the Georgia Dome.

THE METRO BOARD: NOV.21-27- World AIDS Day Activities in Atlanta

Atlanta will recognize World AIDS Day, Dec. 1 with several activities which will kick off Thursday, Nov. 20.

Metro Board (Nov.14-20-2014)

In the event that power goes out for an extended period of time in your neighborhood, Fulton County Cooperative Extension, the food preservation specialists and food safety specialists at the University of Georgia want you to know that the food ...

The Metro Board - NOV.07-13-2014

During November and December, Meals On Wheels Atlanta will collect gifts from the community for our seniors. These gifts will be delivered on Christmas Eve by volunteers.

The Metro Board - OCT.31-NOV.06-2014

The New Jim Crow Action Group invites you to hear House Minority Leader Rep. Stacey Abrams speak and join a discussion about changes needed in Georgia’s Criminal Justice System, including stopping private probation, on Wednesday, November 12, at 7:30 pm ...

The Metro Board - Oct. 17-23-2014

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DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis:

The long protracted, complex and often time heated corruption trial of DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis showed some signs of heading towards a mistrial Wednesday morning. That is what many trial watchers are thinking after jurors were ordered to resume deliberations.

The Metro Board - Oct. 10-16-2014

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Metro Board (Sept.19-25)

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