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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Metro Board (Sept.05-11)

The Atlanta Community Food Bank is hosting a free screening of ‘A Place at the Table’ in Atlantic Station’s Central Park on September 12.

The Metro Board - Aug.29-Sept.04

Trevor A. Turner, Ph.D., (second from left), associate professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at Clark Atlanta University (CAU), was recently named Clark Atlanta University’s Vulcan Teacher of the Year by Vulcan Materials Company.

Metro Board (Aug22-28)

In 2012, more than 9 million tires were dumped in Georgia. More than 1600 were dumped in seven Atlanta neighborhoods alone.

Black MBA’s love meeting in Atlanta

The 44 year-old National Black MBA Association will convene its 36th annual meeting in Atlanta September 16-20 for the fourth time since the group was founded 44 years ago.


(Atlanta) Members of Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church turned out in mass on Saturday, August 2 to march into their new sanctuary.

The Center for Working Families names Spelman alumna President and CEO

ATLANTA - The Board of Directors of The Center for Working Families, Inc. (TCWFI) announced that Che D. Watkins is joining the organization as its new president and CEO, as of Monday, July 21. Watkins began her career with J.P. ...

Fulton County to Delay 2014 Millage Rate Vote

Fulton County will delay the vote on a proposed millage rate increase. The delay will allow for citizens to provide input at three additional public hearings.

Fulton County invites input during public hearings regarding 2014 millage rate

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted to propose a 2014 General Fund millage rate of 11.781 mills and a Bond Fund millage rate of 0.27 mills. The proposed South Fulton Tax District millage rate is 12.469 mills; this rate ...

Valerie M. Rice takes over as first female president at Morehouse School of Medicine

Macon, Ga. native Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice becomes the first woman to lead Morehouse School of Medicine as president and dean.

City of Atlanta presents CAU with Phoenix Award

CAU is the only educational institution in the state of Georgia selected to participate and the only historically black college or university in the YALI program.

CAU trustee makes landmark donation to university

Clark Atlanta University Trustee Delores P. Aldridge, Ph.D., recently announced a leadership gift of $150,000 to CAU. The double alumna also announced the donation of her academic papers to the University.

Educator Steve Perry to speak at CAU June 26

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).