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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed named multiple major alterations, additions and renovations to the Central Atlanta corridor during the 73rd annual Central Atlanta Progress (CAP) address at the Georgia World Congress Center. The meeting inside the Sydney Marcus Auditorium, which attracted over 1100 people, included the following announcements: The relocation of the College Football Hall of…

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Mayor Kasim Reed invites you to become a recycling ambassador for CARTLANTA on Saturday, Aug. 31. You can become an ambassador for the city of Atlanta and help it become one of the top cities for recycling. The city of Atlanta wants to educate residents on not only the importance of recycling but how it…

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 Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed had offered the money that would eliminate HBCU Morris Brown College’s $35 million bankruptcy debt to solve its legal problems; however, the trustees of Morris Brown College turned down the offer of nearly $10 million in taxpayer money. Anne Aaronson, Morris Brown’s lawyer stated, “The city’s offer was insufficient because it covered the college’s…

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President Barack Hussein Obama was the keynote speaker at Morehouse College’s 129th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19 in Atlanta. The graduates, faculty, family and friends were all excited to share in such a momentous event. Although the weather was unforgiving, the rainfall was not going to stop the Morehouse graduates from listening intently to…

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The Annual UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball took place on Dec. 15  at the Atrium ballroom in the Atlanta Marriott Marquis hotel. Many of Atlanta’s elite, tastemakers, politicians, celebrities, dignitairies and more hit the red carpet at this years signature fund-raising gala. If you didn’t make it out to this annual affair, we made sure we…

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  All the focus may be on her more famous sister Toni or her more outrageous sister Tamar but Trina Braxton is using her raised profile from the hit WE reality show, “Braxton Family Values” to do good for others. Celebrating the spirit of Thanksgiving, Trina and her hubby Gabe Solis were spotted Thanksgiving eve…

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Atlanta Mayor’s Office is is minus a high-level staffer after she was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. Stacii J. Johnson, the entertainment and special events coordinator with Atlanta’s Mayor’s Office, resigned Tuesday, WSBTV reports. Johnson, according to police reports, was arrested late Thursday night and charged with DUI, reckless driving, speeding and failure to…

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    McDonald’s brand-new store sparkles in the Atlanta night like Christmas lights, and owner-operator Leon Goodrum presented the historic West End community with an early season’s greeting: a state-of-the-art store that rivals the best McDonald’s franchises in the colossal national chain.   Goodrum, the multifaceted businessman who owns seven McDonald’s franchises in the city,…

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