The last of, oh, about 150 suspects to be arrested in the sprawling, multi-state investigation into the Black Mafia Family pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court. Vernon Coleman — who goes by "Wu," because of his love of Wu-Tang Clan...Show More Summary
From Repeat Atlanta Inman Park eatery Zaya Mediterranean has opened its second location, this one on Emory University's campus. A joint partnership with Sodexo, Emory's food service provider, and Tarek Tay's, Zaya Mediterranean, the new eatery just opened and has...
Oh boy! Producer Jazzy Pha was recently spotted all boo’d up with a brand new “lady” love. Jazzy’s new ‘lady’, a pre-op transexual who goes by the name of Shayla Stacks, posted the photo above online with the following caption, ‘He...Show More Summary
Another day, another reality show ‘housewife’ forced to face ‘real life’. sigh Remember that reality show about Atlanta preachers’ wives that aired back in January 2013? The show, entitled ‘The Sisterhood,’ aired on TLC and was billed as follows: A candid look into the lives of devout yet fierce preachers’ wives. Show More Summary
Doug Kidd, an attorney from Lavonia, announced his bid this morning for the Republican nomination for Public Service Commissioner (District 4). Kidd will focus his campaign on newer and cheaper forms of energy and is positioning himself as a consumer advocate. “Georgia is at a crossroads in the energy industry,” Kidd said via a statement. [...]
Found this interesting story looking for Decatur news, it's over a year old story but worth sharing.By Jana Winter, Perry ChiaramontePublished April 26, 2012FoxNews.com Includes the loving message: "We'll probably be home before this...Show More Summary
Sometimes when we build a funeral pyre, we can’t burn the dead properly unless they are wrapped in a comforting cloth of nuance. Nelson Mandela has died. In February of 1990, when Mandela walked out of Robbin Island as a free man after 27 years, he told a crowd of 250,000 before him and countless [...]
Mihoko Obunai's ramen lunch pop-up, Mibo Ramen, has ended its run at So Ba in East Atlanta Village. Obunai's ramen service got a new lease on life back in November, managing to stay open for another four weeks before ultimately closing up shop last Friday.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
From the press release: Senator Josh McKoon Commends $3.15 Million in Funding for Troup County College and Career Academy ATLANTA (December 5, 2013) – Senator Josh McKoon (R – Columbus) commends today’s announcement from Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia to acquire $3.15 Million in funding for the Troup County [...]
Behold Anaka, Zoo Atlanta's youngest gorilla. The female infant born this summer to Sukari and 24-year-old silverback Taz was named by the daughter of one of the zoo's longtime patrons.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Santa, are those Vidalia Onions in your sack? Everyone knows the real Vidalia onion season stretches from late April through mid September. Ah, but consider the multitude of delicious goods made right here in Georgia from sweet Georgia-grown Vidalia onions. Show More Summary
A little rain never stopped Santa before. Dave at Little Shop wants everyone to know that tonight’s Christmas Tree Lighting will go on as planned regardless of the weather forecast. Come one, come all! 7p! Decatur Square!
Over the next five years, Georgia State University's embarking on an ambitious plan to, well, look and feel more like a traditional college campus, and bring more greenspace to Downtown. To do so will require the demolition of Kell Hall, the former parking deck that was repurposed into an academic building.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
On Wednesday, I had the opportunity to eat lunch at the cafeteria of an elementary school located about a mile from the Gwinnett Arena. Looking around at the faces I saw, I was amazed at the number of Asian children enrolled at the school. The 2010 census listed 85,792 people of Asian ethnicity in the [...]
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In a web video released today, Congressman Paul Broun takes some serious swings at Kingston regarding modification and not necessarily elimination of the Affordable Care Act. While the short video does cover Broun’s solution to the ACA and a couple campaign notes, the video does dedicate a solid 33% of the ad time to Jack [...]
Bravo Zulu, now hopefully the Senate will vote on the bill too. The less trolls in the world, the better. COLLINS VOTES FOR INNOVATION ACT Northeast Georgia’s Congressman: Patent reform “brings cost-saving measures to hardworking Americans” WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 – Congressman Doug Collins (GA-09) today welcomed the passage of H.R. Show More Summary
A DeKalb County judge is set to decide in 60 days if his courtroom is the right place to decide if young Georgians who have gone to school here, but until very recently lacked any legal status, could be eligible for in-state collegeShow More Summary
In 2011, at the Governor’s urging Gold Domers tinkered with the HOPE Program, reducing the amount of HOPE Grant money used by students at technical colleges (among many other tinkerings). As everyone (except politicians) expected, there were unintended consequences, namely enrollment declined across all state technical colleges. (Aside: a certain candidate for Governor that is [...]
Famous for panoramic city views, an award-winning menu and impeccable dining staff, Nikolai's Roof reopens in January following a $1 million renovation. L ocated on the 30 th floor of the Hilton Atlanta, t he iconic 7,500 square-foot...Show More Summary