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Metro Atlanta jobless rate declines to 7 percent

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

The 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards Announced

The 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards black-tie ceremony will be held for live taping at 4 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta. The red carpet procession begins at 2 p.m.

Prestigious national award given to Spelman president

Spelman College President Beverly Tatum received the prestigious national academic leadership award from the Carnegie Corp. of New York on Monday, December 9.

APS Investigating Grady High Football for Illegal Recruiting

Atlanta Public Schools is investigating illegal recruiting at Grady High School.

Former Atlanta mayor to receive honorary degree

Clayton State University is awarding a former Atlanta mayor with an honorary doctorate of public service.

Elderly couple grateful to be alive after home invasion

A pair of southwest Atlanta grandparents say they're relieved they had money to give a group of armed robbers during a home invasion that happened before sunrise Tuesday.

Acclaimed Musician Jonathan Butler Hosts Jazz Assembly at North Atlanta High School

Grammy Award-nominated singer/songwriter Jonathan Butler is holding a jazz assembly from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 at North Atlanta High School, located at 4111 Northside Pkwy., Atlanta, GA 30327.

Congressman John Lewis Honored at Urban League Gala

The Urban League of Greater Atlanta held its 52nd Annual Equal Opportunity Day Dinner and Gala Saturday evening, Nov. 16, bestowing the Champion of Justice and Equality Award on Georgia Congressman John Lewis at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel Atrium ...

Atlanta’s BronzeLens Film Festival Awards Coveted Top Honors

A total of six films received top honors at the fourth annual BronzeLens Film Festival in Atlanta, Ga.

Atlanta–based Company behind Super Soaker Awarded $72.9 Million from Hasbro

An arbitrator ordered Hasbro Inc. to pay about $72.9 million in royalties to the Atlanta-based Johnson Research & Development Co., one of its licensors, over the toymaker’s line of Nerf guns.

Suicide Survivors and Mental Health Advocates Walk for Suicide Prevention

More than 1,000 survivors of suicide and mental health advocates will participate in the Metro Atlanta Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) annual fundraising walk from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3 at Piedmont Park.

AUC Homecoming Weekend - Bigger Than Ever

One of the nation’s biggest homecoming weekends will be even bigger this year as Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University hold activities during the same weekend, October 25-27.

MLK Documents Sell for More Than $130k in Auction

Papers from the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., including a page from his “I Have a Dream” speech, were being auctioned in New York on Thursday.

Spelman College hosts panel discussion on dating and sexual health

Foundation and OraQuick, will present a relationship panel discussion from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, at Sisters Chapel, 350 Spelman Lane S.W., Atlanta, GA 30314.

Teen Wins Peace First Prize, $50,000

Mary-Pat Hector, 15, is one of 10 young people to receive the inaugural Peace First Prize, which is supported by various foundations and which celebrates those who have confronted injustice.