Georgia

Dreamstime Photo Taken On: October 22nd, 2016
Lericia Harris
April 26, 2018 - 12:58 pm
The second annual " They Will Skate Again Atlanta " event happens Saturday April 28 at Kennesaw Skate Park. The gathering is presented by Life Rolls On which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for young people affected by spinal cord injury. As part of the 2018...
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Apr 21, 2018; Indio, CA, USA; Beyonce performs during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival at Empire Polo Club. Mandatory Credit: Richard Lui/The Desert Sun via USA TODAY NETWORK
Credit: Richard Lui/The Desert Sun via USA TODAY NETWORK
Lericia Harris
April 23, 2018 - 2:55 pm
Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, has collaborated with Google to award four new scholarships as part of her Homecoming Scholars Award Program . Google.org has matched the $100,000 grant Beyoncé announced last week, which will permit four additional HBCUs to receive $25,000 scholarships for...
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March 30, 2018 - 5:59 pm
Drivers in Georgia who are caught holding their cellphones while behind the wheel will soon be facing a fine. Pending the governor’s signature, Georgia will soon become the 16th state in the U.S. to enact a hands-free driving law. The House gave the bill final passage Thursday night, and under the...
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March 19, 2018 - 9:44 am
Most of us, had a hard time remembering to adjust our clocks ahead one hour in observance of Daylight Savings Time. As April approaches, do not forget that the deadline to file your federal and sate taxes will fall forward as well. Thanks to President Abraham Lincoln, this year the tax filing date...
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March 13, 2018 - 8:18 pm
Senate Bill 17, otherwise known as the "Brunch Bill" is headed to Governor Nathan Deal's desk for approval. If signed, the leglislation will allow alcohol sales at restaurants and retail stores on Sundays to begin at 11am rather than 12:30PM. The House voted 97-64 to approve the bill which was...
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March 07, 2018 - 8:37 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Facebook is investing $750 million over the next five years to build a huge data center outside Atlanta as the demand for data storage continues to increase. Gov. Nathan Deal made the announcement at a news conference Wednesday, a week after Georgia lawmakers made national news for...
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Lericia Harris
March 07, 2018 - 2:08 pm
Teachers at Atlanta’s Perkerson Elementary will have to re-apply for their positions if they want their jobs next school year. That is part of the Atlanta School Board's 'reconstitution' efforts for the elementary school off Arthur B. Langford Jr. Parkway. Perkerson was listed in 2014 as one of 16...
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March 06, 2018 - 5:27 pm
Technology retailer Best Buy is closing all its US “Mobile” stores, due to the changing economics in the mobile industry. Hubert Joly, Best Buy Chief Executive, sent a letter to employees announcing that the company is set to close all 257 of its mobile stores on May 31st. In Georgia, the following...
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(Photo from the City of Stockbridge)
Maria Boynton
March 02, 2018 - 10:28 pm
City of Stockbridge officials say they remain optimistic in the midst of what they call the "proposed involuntary de-annexation" of their city. A press release distributed Tuesday referenced the legislative action pertaining to de-annexation bills currently under consideration in the Georgia...
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March 02, 2018 - 7:44 am
The Latest on Delta Air Lines’ decision to cut business ties with the National Rifle Association Georgia’s governor is criticizing what he calls an “unbecoming squabble” after fellow Republicans vowed to punish Delta Air Lines for breaking business ties with the National Rifle Association. The...
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