Renowned educator Steve Perry will deliver the keynote address during Clark Atlanta University’s Whitney M. Young Jr. School of Social Work Annual Conference on Thursday, June 26 on campus (223 James P. Brawley Drive, S.W., Atlanta 30314).
Steve Harvey will recognize community leaders, businesses, education and churches across the nation with the 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards Show this August.
The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals Inc. (OBAP) Aviation Career Education (ACE) summer programs providing middle and high school students exposure to aerospace through career exploration experiences, is accepting applications for academies in cities around the country and the Caribbean.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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.