Blog Profile / Fresh Loaf

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Archived Since:April 27, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Michelle Nunn to become CARE's new CEO

Michelle Nunn, who helped build volunteer hub Hands on Atlanta and led Points of Light before launching an unsuccessful bid for U.S. Senate last year, will return to the nonprofit sector. Nunn, a Democratic candidate who lost to David...Show More Summary

First Slice 4/20/15: Eva Galambos, former mayor and 'founding mother' of Sandy Springs, has died

Eva Galambos, a champion for local control who pushed for Sandy Springs to incorporate as a city — and later became the North Fulton city's first mayor — died on Sunday after battling cancer. She was 87.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

5 Things to Do: Protomartyr

1.Protomartyr, Warehouse, Wymyns Prysyn at 529 … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

'Game of Thrones' recap: 'The House of Black and White'

For a show shot through with death, violence and betrayal, “Game of Thrones” seldom feels like punishing slog.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

First Slice 4/19/2015: Former state rep named Atlanta's new sustainability director

Say hello to the city's new sustainability director. Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, a former state representative who joined environmental legal firm GreenLaw after leaving the Gold Dome, will start the City Hall gig in mid-May. PoliceShow More Summary

5 Things to Do: Georgia Renaissance Festival

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Help Murmur find a home!

Although it’s known as Murmur, the organization is more of an outcry. Expansive community outreach (including elementary school workshops, queer and anti-homophobic events, and efforts for homeless youth) is singular and characterizing — but only part of the picture.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms gets AFRCA gig, Fulton Chairman John Eaves cries cronyism

One of Mayor Kasim Reed's most loyal allies on the Atlanta City Council will pull double duty as an elected official and the executive director of the authority that oversees Turner Field and other key properties. And Fulton County Chairman John Eaves is none too pleased about how the decision went down.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

ATLwood: Tom Cruise is somewhere in Georgia

Filming Updates >> Yesterday, USA's "Satisfaction" turned Colony Square's food court into an airport.  >> Season 6 of "The Walking Dead" will soon start shooting in Senoia, Ga.  >> Tom Cruise and his latest flick, Mena, are headed to Georgia to shoot in a few different locations. Show More Summary

First Slice 4/17/15: Kaiser Permanente bringing $20 million IT campus, 900 jobs to Midtown

Kaiser Permanente announced it will establish a $20 million information technology campus in Midtown, creating around 900 jobs. Georgia is already home to more than 200 health IT companies and won out over Colorado for this project,Show More Summary

5 Things to Do: JordanCon

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DOC: No problems with Georgia's 'cloudy' lethal injection drugs

Georgia's indefinite postponement of executions over questions about the quality of its lethal-injection drugs could soon be lifted. The state says a test of the drug used to kill death-row inmates shows no problems.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Low-wage workers protest, march in Atlanta for better pay

Low-wage workers and their supporters rallied yesterday at Clark Atlanta University before marching to a McDonalds in southwest Atlanta as part of a nationwide protest for a $15 minimum wage. The marchers, who were accompanied by a police...Show More Summary

Time and Place: 10:35 a.m., April 13, 2015, 136 Pryor Street

This week’s Time and Place photograph was shot on the steps of the Fulton County Courthouse at a protest during the first day of the Atlanta Public Schools sentencing hearing. For me, this photo captures the emotion surrounding the cheating...Show More Summary

Nonprofit planning to help APS students hurt by cheating scandal could tap convicted educators as teachers

The Atlanta Public School cheating trial has officially ended. Yet its conclusion has brought little closure to the convicted educators already appealing the decision — or thousands of students who fell behind in the classroom or graduated with bogus test scores.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Weekend Arts Agenda: Salvage the spring

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APD: Possible triple heroin overdose in L5P leaves one dead

Atlanta Police say one of three men who officers think might have overdosed on heroin last night in the heart of Little Five Points has died. Last night around 9:45 p.m., Atlanta Police officer Danielle Wertz found three people — Derek...Show More Summary

First Slice 4/16/15: Hawks express support for Sefolosha

Some Atlanta Hawks players are speaking out over teammate Thabo Sefolosha's season ending early after an altercation with New York police. Another independent Atlanta bookstore bites the dust.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Activists: Postpone Bill Cosby's Cobb Energy Centre show or we'll protest

Embattled comedian Bill Cosby is set to perform Sat., May 2, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, but if a group of activists has its way, that show will not go on. In light of allegations of sexual assault, a group behind a Care2...Show More Summary

Families of metro Atlanta officer-involved shooting victims demand justice

A mother of a military veteran whose son struggled to find his way through civilian life. The brother of a new father who tried to get his life back on track.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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