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).

Steve Harvey Morning Show Opens Voting for 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards Show

Steve Harvey will recognize community leaders, businesses, education and churches across the nation with the 2014 Ford Neighborhood Awards Show this August.

OBAP Youth Aviation Academy Deadline for Applications is June 7

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.

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.