Maria Boynton

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Tennessee Wednesday morning could be felt in Atlanta
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Maria Boynton
December 12, 2018 - 11:02 am
Did you feel it? Some did, some didn't. It was a 4.4 earthquake around 4:15 this morning that shook many awake in the Atlanta metro area. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was more than 130 miles north of Atlanta, in Decatur, Tennessee. An aftershock followed...
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Georgia State Representative Renitta Shannon is boycotting Brian Kemp's first major speech as Governor-elect
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Maria Boynton
December 11, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Georgia State Representative Renitta Shannon says she's really "tired of conservatives across the country running hateful campaigns and then expecting everybody to go back to business as usual after campaign season." Shannon calls that "a lot of privilege." The state lawmaker from Decatur is...
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Jamal Bryant is the new Senior Pastor at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church
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Maria Boynton
December 07, 2018 - 4:40 pm
New Birth Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the arrival and inaugural worship service of Senior Pastor Elect, Rev. Dr. Jamal-Harrison Bryant this Sunday morning, December 9, 2018 at 9:30. Bryant will take the pulpit once occupied by Bishop Eddie Long, who died on January 15, 2017. Bryant...
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Bridgette Simpson spent 10 years in prison and is now giving back to women still inside.
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Maria Boynton
December 03, 2018 - 3:31 pm
"I was a sucker for love" says Bridgette Simpson. She was dating a man, who she says, was committing armed robberies. She went to prison because she used a credit card taken during a robbery. Six years prior, Simpson says she was attending Rutgers University, on a James Dickson Carr Scholarship...
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Former model and actress Kim Porter was laid to rest Saturday in Columbus GA
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Maria Boynton
November 26, 2018 - 4:25 pm
Columbus, Georgia, is less than 2 hours southwest of Atlanta with a population of approximately 200,000. On Saturday, two days after Thanksgiving, many there paused to say 'goodbye' and 'thanks' to one of their own. Hundreds, of the more than 2500 attendees, stood in line for a chance to say a...
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Maria Boynton
November 24, 2018 - 4:30 am
Gulch Could Be Site for Central Train Terminal Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Signs Historic Gulch Development into Law ATLANTA— Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued the following statement upon the signing of the historic Gulch development legislation. “The Gulch redevelopment deal, the largest in state...
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Stacey Abrams ran to become the first female African American governor in the United States
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Maria Boynton
November 19, 2018 - 4:04 pm
Normally it's presidential elections that get the highest voter turnout. The 2018 Midterm elections, held on November 6, came in well-above the previous vote totals, and there was no balloting for President of the United States. According to the Georgia Secretary of State's Office, there were 3.9...
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 Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee Announces Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon and Reveals Atlanta-based GRAMMY Award-Winning Producer Jermaine Dupri as the Event’s Music Producer
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Maria Boynton
October 26, 2018 - 3:04 pm
There are just 100 days to go before the Super Bowl is held in Atlanta. Super Bowl LIII will be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium downtown on Sunday, February 3, 2019. A series of concerts titled Super Bowl LIVE will be held during the week leading up to the big game. Friday morning, the Atlanta Host...
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The Gulch is undeveloped property in the heart of downtown Atlanta
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Maria Boynton
October 23, 2018 - 2:14 pm
The Office of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has released details of an amended Gulch agreement. The Gulch is the area of parking lots and railroad tracks situated between Mercedes-Benz Stadium and State Farm Arena. Gulch redevelopment plan details released today As part of the new agreement,...
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Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams is joined by politicians and other supporters after she cast her ballot
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Maria Boynton
October 22, 2018 - 5:21 pm
Democratic Candidate for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams has cast her ballot for the election on November 6th. She arrived to the polling location, at the Gallery at South DeKalb, at 11:00 this morning. Watch V103's live coverage of Stacey Abrams voting . Abrams was greeted by supporters who shouted...
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