CAU doctoral student named to 2014 HBCU All-Stars

The All-Stars were selected from a pool of 445 applicants, based upon accomplishments in academics, leadership and civic engagement.

Judge Glenda Hatchett joins in honoring Regions Financial scholars

A celebration of the accomplishments of 150 students from Booker T. Washington and South Atlanta who are participating in the Regions Financial Scholars Program will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Morehouse College’s Walter E. ...

Rep. Lewis hosting forum on women, family needs

Democratic congressman John Lewis is among the lawmakers scheduled to host a forum this week centered on the needs of women in the workplace.

Mack Wilbourn gathers hundreds of supporters for benefit event

Atlanta business mogul, Mack Wilbourn hosted a private fundraiser with a 007 Secret Agent theme at the Piedmont Driving Club to benefit the Center Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully, Inc.

City of Atlanta Continues Emergency Operations

The City of Atlanta announced today that emergency operations will continue for the duration of Winter Storm Pax.

City of Atlanta Mobilizes for Winter Storm

The City of Atlanta has mobilized for full response to the snow and freezing rain predicted to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday, February 11th and Wednesday, February 12.

Atlanta Beltline Receives National Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented Mayor Kasim Reed this week with the Overall Excellence Award for Smart Growth Achievement for the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail and Historic Fourth Ward Park.

Childspring International, Atlanta charity continues its mission to help children worldwide

Looking to celebrate its long-time supporters, many of whom reside in the metro Atlanta; Childspring is hosting its 6th Annual Black-Tie Gala Sat., March 29, at The Atlanta History Center.

Winter Weather Update: MARTA to Provide Modified Service

MARTA is planning a modified rail and bus schedule today that will maximize its weather-strained resources while offering customers safe transit access to popular commercial corridors, high ridership areas and major medical facilities

Lattimer Communications Promotes Isadora Brown to VP

Lattimer Communications announced that Isadora V. Brown, director of Account Planning and Consumer Engagement, has been promoted to vice president.

Fonzworth Bentley & Rashan Ali Host UNCF’S Empower Me Tour

The UNCF Empower Me Tour, a free, traveling college-and career-readiness road show sponsored United Negro College Fund, will feature entertainer Fonzworth Bentley and radio personality Rashan Ali, as hosts for the Tour’s stop at Clark Atlanta University on Saturday, January ...

AME Church Launches Obamacare Initiative

The Sixth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church has launched an Obamacare Initiative where it will conduct Affordable Care Act workshops daily at different A.M.E. Churches in the Atlanta area.

Government watchdog group seeks transparency on Braves stadium move

Common Cause Georgia, government watchdog group, is pushing for more transparency from Cobb County leaders on the Braves stadium project, per a CBS Atlanta report.

Accused child molester arrested in Fulton Co.

Elmer Moffit, 47, of Stockbridge, was arrested Dec. 19 on three counts of child molestation and on a fugitive from justice warrant from the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office in Minnesota, according to inmate records with the Fulton County Sheriff's Office.

Metro Atlanta jobless rate declines to 7 percent

State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate decreased to 7 percent in November.