Maria Boynton

Active Shooter at Emory Hospital Atlanta
(Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
April 15, 2019 - 8:41 pm
Our own Maria Boynton was visiting a friend at Emory St. Joseph's in Sandy Springs this evening as a Code Silver was issued over the public address system. "I am at Emory Hospital at St. Joseph's, in Sandy Springs GA, where a person with a gun, and described as a 'visitor', has apparently shot and...
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Memorial Service was held Tuesday for Atlanta Student Movement Founder Dr. Lonnie King Jr.
(Photo from the family of Lonnie King Jr.)
Maria Boynton
March 19, 2019 - 6:48 pm
"This is a great gathering of many many men and women who have contributed so much", the words of Dr. Raphael Warnock, as the memorial service for Dr. Lonnie C. King was nearing an end. King was a founder of the Atlanta Student Movement. The group staged various sit-ins in the 1960s, calling...
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Dressed as characters from the fictional tv show and book "The Handmaids Tail" (about a totalitarian society) protestors have been assembling at the GA Capitol
(Photo Credit: Erica Thomas)
Maria Boynton
March 14, 2019 - 5:50 pm
Room 450 inside the Georgia Capitol was crowded inside Thursday, with another 100 having to gather outside. It's where the Georgia Senate Science and Technology Committee is holding hearings on HB 481. (Photo Credit: Erica Thomas) The so-called "fetal heartbeat" bill would make it illegal for a...
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Early voting ends Friday on proposed expansion of MARTA into Gwinnett County. March 19 is Election Day.
(Photo Credit: MARTA)
Maria Boynton
March 14, 2019 - 3:32 pm
The last day of early voting on Gwinnett County's MARTA referendum is Friday. Polls are open from 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. Polling locations will be open the same hours on Tuesday, March 19. Residents are deciding whether to allow MARTA to take over Gwinnett's current transit system, and to add a 1...
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Autopsy indicates that 32 year old Antonio May (shown with 2 of his 3 sons) died of "excessive force" inside the Fulton County jail on September 11, 2018
(Photo from family of Antonio May)
Maria Boynton
March 12, 2019 - 6:11 pm
Antonio May, 32 years old from Macon, was the father of 3 sons, ages 13, 4, and 6. "They are amazing boys", according to family attorney Teddy Reese, "and they will never know what's it's like to have their father at a high school football game, they will never never know what it's like to have...
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Dr. Jamal Bryant was sworn in Sunday as Pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in metro Atlanta
(Photo Credit: NBMBC)
Maria Boynton
March 11, 2019 - 12:57 pm
It's official, Dr. Jamal Harrison-Bryant is the newly installed Senior Pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. He's the church's 4th pastor in its 37-year history, succeeding Bishop Kenneth Samuel (1984-1987); Bishop Eddie L. Long (1987-2017); and Bishop Stephen Davis (2017-2018). (Photo...
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Nick Vaughn (l) captured the moment professor Nathan Alexander (r) babysat Wayne Hayer's (m) baby girl
(Photo Credit: Morehouse College)
Maria Boynton
March 05, 2019 - 2:10 pm
"I'm just staring at the baby saying please don't throw up, please don't pee on yourself, please don't take a number two", says Wayne Hayer Jr. The 26 year old kinesiology major at Morehouse College is also a husband and the father of 5-month old Assata June. A photo of a moment when Hayer had to...
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Recent City Council work session on the Public Confidence & Accountability Legislation
(Photo Credit: @PresidentFeliciaMoore)
Maria Boynton
February 11, 2019 - 12:25 pm
Under regulations approved by Atlanta City Council, those using city-issued credit cards would have to abide by a list of terms. Also, legislation proposed by City Council President Felicia Moore calls for the creation of an Office of Independent Compliance. Both are among efforts, by the city's...
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Fabian Williams says his goal is to turn Atlanta into an arts-tourism destination.
(Photo Credit: @charlesmitchelljr)
Maria Boynton
February 04, 2019 - 2:49 pm
The destruction of an abandoned building, on-which muralist Fabian Williams had drawn Colin Kaepernick and Muhammad Ali , could lead to a whole renaissance in the cultural arts scene in Atlanta. It will have started as Super Bowl 53 was about to happen here and on the first day of Black History...
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