Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens bubbled over with energy Monday morning as he repeatedly chanted messages of unity and a city moving forward to tackle the big issues of safety, early childhood education, affordable housing, investment in infrastructure as well as parks, greenspace and sidewalks.
Keisha Lance Bottoms announced an opportunity that she calls a “dream” of hers on her social media. By Allison Joyner This morning, former Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said she will be joining the CNN team. “I am thrilled to officially announce that I have joined CNN as a political commentator,” Bottoms said in a […]
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and eight other leaders from the region were sworn in Wednesday as board members of the Atlanta Regional Commission.
If you’re a music lover who’s been missing live shows, or you just want to take a stroll around the neighborhood, consider checking out Oakhurt’s Porchfest this weekend. On Saturday, Oct. 9, local musicians will perform on the front porches of homes in Decatur’s Oakhurst neighborhood. Click here to find out more about the annual […]
Atlanta’s political future is a mystery that will be solved by major leadership shake-ups in this fall’s elections, none bigger than the replacement of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, maybe even with her former mentor, Kasim Reed. But one thing’s already a virtual certainty: Mary Norwood is back. The former at-large City Council member who lost […]
School might be back in session, but that doesn’t mean the summer fun has to end! This weekend, the 85th annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival is coming to Piedmont Park. The festivities include a 5K race, booths from over 200 artists and a variety of live performances. On to other news around the metro area: Atlanta […]
While Atlanta leaders and political hopefuls are working to rein in local criminals, a Wednesday afternoon car theft case has proved that elected officials aren’t impervious to what Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has called a “COVID crime wave.”
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms proposes to plug a $53 million hole in the city’s upcoming budget with expected federal pandemic funds. Meanwhile, Atlanta predicts revenue shortfalls over the next five years as income from property taxes declines and expenses rise.
During her entire time as mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms has struggled with the shadow of Kasim Reed over her and the city.
The Chicago LINK trip is back on.
Andrew Young, former Atlanta mayor, received an early surprise birthday gift Thursday – a building named in his honor on the campus of Delta Air Lines’ headquarters.
Taniya Pilgrim and Messiah Young were injured while the officers were arresting them during a Black Lives Matter protest in May of last year. By Allison Joyner The presidents of two historically Black colleges express outrage over two Atlanta police officers’ reinstatement after tasing students during a Black Lives Matter protest. “The tasing of two […]
Could regulating and monitoring the otherwise out-of-control practices of street racing and stunt driving transform them into safe, city-sanctioned events? That’s what Atlanta City Councilman Antonio Brown wants to find out.
Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore has filed the legal paperwork to set up a run for mayor.
On Monday, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms inked her signature on legislation that green-lights $50 million in bond funding aimed at producing and preserving affordable housing across the city.
Also, maybe another way to fight about corporate property tax breaks
On Monday, long after HouseATL leaders pitched the idea of architecting a bond program to help beef up the city’s affordable housing stock, Atlanta officials green-lit legislation that paves the way for a $50 million investment aimed at furthering the city’s housing goals.
When President Donald Trump begrudgingly scribbled his signature on the $900 million COVID-19 relief package on Sunday, he effectively cast a lifeline to the countless Americans — including many Atlantans — threatened with displacement amid the nearly year-long pandemic.
At long last, the $100 million housing opportunity bond proposal, which experts believe could actually put a sizable dent in Atlanta’s housing affordability crisis, is headed toward approval by the city council.
Two public housing residents are set to be sworn in as board members of Atlanta’s housing authority.