Maria Boynton

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Maria Boynton
August 01, 2018 - 4:33 pm
Atlanta Congressman David Scott says it was something he "had to raise all kinds of hell" about. He blasted the U.S. House of Representatives when money was cut from the Farm Bill securing funds for black land grant universities. That was in May. Now, Scott is leading a fight to secure $95 million...
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Maria Boynton
July 31, 2018 - 9:36 am
(Photo Credit: Atlanta Public Schools) When the doors open for Atlanta Public Schools tomorrow, there will be 8 new principals. They were appointed by APS Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstaphen for the 2018-2019 school year. “Strong schools begin with strong leadership. Effective principals are...
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Maria Boynton
July 26, 2018 - 6:33 pm
Turkeys, hams, and all the fixings, are the usual fair at the annual holiday dinners put on by Hosea Helps . But, this weekend, the organization formerly known as Hosea Feed The Hungry, is providing school supplies, food, hair cuts, dental and eye screenings, and more. It's for their Back to School...
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Maria Boynton
July 23, 2018 - 1:24 pm
When the polls open at 7:00 Tuesday morning, both republicans and democrats will be choosing nominees for the election to be held on November 6, 2018. Candidates on the ballot were left standing following the May 22nd Primary Election, when they did not receive more than 50% of the vote. Click here...
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Maria Boynton
July 20, 2018 - 12:37 pm
Beginning July 27students in metro Atlanta will be heading back to school. Below is a list of when your students return to the classroom. School District Start Date Atlanta City Schools Wednesday, August 1 Carroll County Thursday August 2 Cherokee County Wednesday, August 1 Clarke County Tuesday,...
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Maria Boynton
July 17, 2018 - 2:45 pm
Atlanta does indeed have a Mayor named Keisha. The City's top leader says "now we have a chance to have a governor named Stacey." Elaborating on the announcement she made over the weekend at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said "all we have to do is get out and vote."...
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Maria Boynton
July 16, 2018 - 2:21 pm
When I first wrote (July 13, 2015) about NAACP Atlanta President Richard Rose wanting the generals sandblasted from Stone Mountain, it was met with much protest, including claims that the price tag to do so would be too high. Now, three years later, Rose says, "we continue to be on the side that...
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Maria Boynton
July 11, 2018 - 12:05 pm
Atlanta's first-ever Chief Education Officer is a native of metro Atlanta. Aliya Bhatia, according to a statement from the office of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, started her career as a teacher with Teach for America and later joined the Boston Consulting Group as an associate and consultant...
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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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