Business

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Maria Boynton
September 17, 2018 - 4:22 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has decided to postpone pushing for a vote today on the proposal to redevelop the area known as the Gulch. It's the "hole in the ground", as Bottoms calls it, that is located near Mercedes Benz Stadium and State Farm (formerly Philips) Arena. Currently, it's...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
September 06, 2018 - 2:00 pm
17-year-old Zahmere Price visited the WAOK studio's for Real Talk with Rashad Richie to discuss his eyewear company Zahmere Eyewear. Price says he wanted to create his own business to show everyone that young black men are bigger than some stereotypes projected onto them. Support Zahmere's hustle...
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The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
August 29, 2018 - 11:44 am
The brothers and sisters of S.Q.U.A.D. dropped by The Movement. S.Q.U.A.D . is a organization that has mission to cultivate and support the ideas of young black men through STEM concepts. The founders of this organization spoke on how they started this program and how you can your children involved...
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Maria Boynton
August 15, 2018 - 4:48 pm
The federal corruption investigation at Atlanta City Hall continues to yield defendants. Wednesday, Katrina Taylor-Parks pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in exchange for vendor contracts. She is the second member of former Mayor Kasim Reed's cabinet to be charged with conspiracy and accepting...
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Maria Boynton
June 28, 2018 - 6:29 pm
As she continues to build her staff, and "ensure transparency and fairness in our business operations", Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has named a new Chief Procurement Officer. He is retired Lieutenant Colonel David L. Wilson. A statement from the Mayor's office indicates that Wilson comes to...
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Dr. F Keith Slaughter with Elizabeth Wilson & Sonya Toomer
The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
June 15, 2018 - 2:50 pm
The Movement was visited by Georgia Micro Enterprise Network (GMEN). Executive Director Elizabeth Wilson & Executive Project Manager Sonya Toomer stopped by to share some information. They went on to explain how small and local businesses can gain funding to become successful entrepreneurs.
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Lericia Harris
May 08, 2018 - 3:19 pm
The deadline is approaching for business owners to apply for Business Connect . With Super Bowl LIII happening February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, members of the host committee and the National Football League created “Business Connect” – a program designed to help identify and connect certified, diverse...
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Maria Boynton
May 02, 2018 - 10:52 am
Organizers call it Atlanta's largest job fair for youth. The Atlanta Opportunity Job Fair & Forum is being held on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the Georgia World Congress Center. A coalition of companies and foundations have joined with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and more than 75 local...
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April 10, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has been named the world's busiest airport for the 20th consecutive year. According to the Airports Council International (ACI) trade group, Hartsfield-Jackson processed more than 104 million passengers in 2017. "We are thrilled about the news," said the...
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