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First Slice 2/5/16: Reed says he will transfer 10 property deeds to APS

The beef between the City of Atlanta and Atlanta Public Schools seems to be a thing of the past. Mayor Kasim Reed announced during his State of the City breakfast on Thursday morning that he has agreed to give APS 10 property deeds,Show More Summary

Constructive Feedback University: The Colonization Of Young Black Males: A Year After Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed Fires A Black Fire Chief Because His "Black Male Mentorship Book" Was "Homophobic" - Reed's "State Of Atlanta Report 2016" Calls For A "Black Ma


Gus’s Fried Chicken plans for five more Atlanta locations

Even though it opened in August, Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken in downtown Atlanta held held a ribbon cutting ceremony last Thursday, drawing big names like Mayor Kasim Reed and comedian George Wallace.

First Slice 12/28/15: Congrats to Larry Kendrick, Atlanta airport's 100 millionth passenger

Mayor Kasim Reed and Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport officials welcomed the hub's 100 millionth passenger on Sunday. Larry Kendrick was handed two round-trip tickets anywhere Delta flies, a Nissan Altima (?), and a $500 gift card.…

Mayor of Atlanta and city council honor SCAD on 10th anniversary of Atlanta campus

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Mayor Kasim Reed honors SCAD President and Founder Paula Wallace with a Phoenix Award, Atlanta?s highest citizen honor, for her extraordinary contributions to the city?s artistic, educational and cultural landscape. In addition, theShow More Summary

Juniper bike lane, Spring Street road diet get funding boost from federal cash

In mid-November, Mayor Kasim Reed said a long-awaited chunk of federal transportation funding for pedestrian, streetscape, and bike lane projects was finally on its way. Some of that $14.1 million funding package, as the mayor promised fed-up northwest Atlanta residents at the Nov. Show More Summary

MM: Revolution Evolution, Cottage Court Update, and New Construction Next To Manuel’s

Revolution’s evolution: Decatur doughnut shop expands to Inman Park [Decaturish] Decatur eyeing first ‘cottage court’ development [AJC] Robotics team kicks off first competition of the year [3ten] Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed favors half-cent...Show More Summary

How less than six square miles could determine Atlanta’s next mayor

Since Kasim Reed took office, more than 20,000 white transplants have moved inside the city limits. That influx, combined with the past decade’s foreclosure crisis that disproportionately affected black residents, means today the city’s black population is roughly 50 percent, compared with 67 percent in 1990.

City kicks off effort to add solar panels to municipal buildings

The rooftops of nearly 30 Atlanta fire stations, rec centers, and other public buildings will soon sport solar panels.  Mayor Kasim Reed on Nov. 23 unveiled the city’s first solar power initiative, Solar Atlanta, which aims to install...Show More Summary

First Slice 12/1/15: Suburbs suffering from 'sidewalks to nowhere'

After three years, the Atlanta Improv is having its last laugh. An unidentified man was killed during a shootout last night with APD officers Downtown, according to APD Captain Adam Lee III.   Gov. Nathan Deal and Mayor Kasim Reed are...Show More Summary

GA: Kasim Reed on Rumored Atlanta Terror Threats: Don't 'Let Fear Guide You'

The FBI says the threat is not credible, but a rumored ISIS attack at a wrestling event Sunday night at Philips Arena was enough to put city officials and fans on high alert. In an emailed statement, Mayor Kasim Reed said he decidedShow More Summary

Mayor Reed’s Statement On Threat To Phillips Arena

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has issued the following statement regarding a potential threat to Phillips Arena: Out of an abundance of caution, I directed Chief Operating Officer Dan Gordon and Atlanta Police Chief George Turner to open the Joint Operations Center (JOC) today in response to the reported threats against Philips Arena and to support …

First Slice 11/18/15: Who can afford this affordable housing?

Atlanta City Council on Monday unanimously passed an Affordable Housing Impact Statement. If passed by Mayor Kasim Reed, the ordinance could help shape future legislation affecting the amount of affordable housing. Speaking of affordable...Show More Summary

GA: Atlanta Beefing Up Security Around Airport, Malls, Streetcar

Nov. 16--Security patrols are stepping up around shopping centers, theaters, the Atlanta Streetcar and the world's busiest airport, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said on Monday. Reed spoke at a security briefing held at the airport. The briefin

First Slice 10/27/15: Mayoral candidate Cathy Woolard on Turner Field

Cathy Woolard, the former Atlanta City Council president who's running to succeed Mayor Kasim Reed, is wasting no time dropping clues about her campaign message. What in God's name is happening to the around Centennial Olympic Park?Show More Summary

Peoplestown residents who don't want to sell their homes sleep outside City Hall, demand meeting with mayor

More then a dozen Atlantans camped outside City Hall last night to call on Mayor Kasim Reed to allow two families to stay in their homes in Peoplestown. The city wants to buy and demolish the houses to make way for a pond that city officials...Show More Summary

Mayor offers land speculators journey through judicial system, restful vacation in city jail

A day after Mayor Kasim Reed watched a judge sentence a high-profile speculator and landlord to 30 days' jail for conditions at some Westside homes and properties, hizzoner says Rick Warren is an example. "You'll see many more Rick Warrens...Show More Summary

First Slice 10/23/15: Hawks will stay Downtown, renovate Philips Arena with city's help

Philips Arena, the 16-year-old home of the Atlanta Hawks, is getting a $150–250 million makeover. Mayor Kasim Reed announced a plan to work with the team and its new owner, Antony Ressler, to retrofit the facilities and avoid movingShow More Summary

Reed, Franklin and Young in Bloc of Hillary’s Mayoral Endorsements

Five Georgians threw their support behind Hillary Clinton on Tuesday at the African American Mayors Association. Kasim Reed, Shirley Franklin and Andrew Young announced they were supporting Hillary (much like they did in 2008) and East Point Mayor Jannquell Peters did as well. WABE quoted Reed saying: “She has the proven leadership capability to be president of […]

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