Four communities – Clayton County, Sandy Springs, Savannah and Valdosta – received new grants from Georgia Tech’s Smart Community Challenge Thursday.
Back when I was a student at Grady High School, I remember my Georgia history teacher pointing to a sentence in our textbook that said Henry Grady was a great Southerner and orator.
Political consultant James Carville is issuing a challenge to Georgia’s corporate community: Make sure Georgia holds fair elections on Nov. 3.
United Way Worldwide and UPS are ramping up their efforts to fight human trafficking just in time for United Nation’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on July 30.
It’s an awkward time to bear the name – Henry Grady. Just ask Henry Grady III, the great, great grandson of Henry Grady, champion of the “New South” movement launched in the 1880s.
Although there won’t be a “Beloved Benefit” gala this year, the initiative will launch special programming for 2020.
Going into its second week of filming, Tyler Perry Studios is setting a standard of how to run a movie studio during the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Atlantan Kelly Dolan will become the next president and CEO of the Chicago-based Ronald McDonald House Charities on Dec. 8.
It felt like a gut punch. Losing C.T. Vivian and John Lewis on the same day – July 17 – was almost too much to bear. The phrase I kept repeating in my head was: ...
By Maria Saporta Another civil rights legend has left us. Rev. Cordy Tindell “C.T.” Vivian, 95, passed away Friday morning, according to Don Rivers, his close friend and business partner. A close associate of Martin ...
In a surprise announcement, the Woodruff Arts Center on Thursday said its current president and CEO – Doug Shipman – will be stepping down on Aug. 31 after three years in the role.
The incoming president and CEO of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta – Frank Fernandez – hopes to unleash the power of collaboration to galvanize metro Atlanta to address issues of inequity in our region.
A leadership transition is under way at Atlanta-based Purpose Built Communities, one of the most impactful nonprofits devoted to community revitalization across the country.
For Paige Alexander, becoming president and CEO of the Carter Center was a coming home in more ways than one. “Atlanta is like the bookends of my professional and personal life,” Alexander said in a recent ...
The Rotary Club of Atlanta has selected Gina Simpson as its next executive director – succeeding Linda Tomason Glass, who is retiring after 20 years.
A leadership transition at Komen Atlanta solidifies the relationship between the Atlanta affiliate with the Dallas-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure national nonprofit that raises awareness and research dollars for breast cancer.
Georgia Congressman John Lewis received the “Legends Award” from the Rotary Club of Atlanta on Monday – a tribute that caused outgoing President David Moody to be overcome with emotion.
Atlanta may get a new and improved tree ordinance after all. The Atlanta City Council held a Tree Ordinance Work Session on June 25 to discuss a proposed draft ordinance prepared by consultants and released ...
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta has named nonprofit leader Frank Fernandez as its new president and CEO beginning in August.
The influential Buckhead Coalition and the Buckhead Community Improvement District are joining forces under common leadership. The boards of both organizations approved to combine their efforts under the leadership of Jim Durrett, the executive director of ...