Atlanta

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms spoke with Radio One Atlanta about why she enacted stricter stay at home measures for Atlanta than what governor Brian Kemp enacted for the state of Georgia. She answers questions about what she considers essential and non-essential services and activities, why she allowed the Beltline and city parks to remain […]

[Stonecrest, GA] A donation from New Birth Missionary Baptist Church has wiped out the debt of more than 1,200 south DeKalb residents thanks to a partnership with RIP Medical Debt, a New York-based nonprofit organization. Senior Pastor Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant directed the relief efforts to individuals residing in the 30038 zip code, which includes […]

Here are a list of events and activities happening around Atlanta in remembrance and celebration of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. MLK Day of Service: This is nationwide in honor of Dr. King’s legacy. There will be service initiatives around Atlanta and Nationwide on Jan. 15. Hands On Atlanta will mobilize more than 3,000 volunteers […]

Many counties in Georgia, including Fulton, Dekalb, and Clayton are under a Tornado Watch until 8:00 tonight. Now, there are severe thunderstorms across Georgia. According to Fox 5 news, thunderstorms are very likely to form into tornadoes. Its advised to find shelter and stay off the roads. Numerous Public schools are closed this Wednesday including: Muscogee County […]

This edition of GRIFF's Prayer is special for the people of Atlanta.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta named Raphael W. Bostic as their first Black President. Bostic, 50, is a former housing policy official in the Obama Administration. He will now be the head of all 12 regional reserve banks, and only the fourth president to serve on its legislative committee, which raises and lowers interest […]

    Decriminalizing marijuana in Georgia Atlanta city council is going to talk about decriminalizing marijuana today ( Feb. 28).  A new proposal will spare jail time if somebody is caught with an ounce or less of marijuana.  Council member Kwanza Hall introduced the bill.  If the measure passes offenders will have to pay a […]

    The veterans career fair and job expo February 28 300 jobs are available at the Veterans Career  Fair and Job Expo tomorrow it will be at the Merle Manders Conference Center ( 111 Davis Rd. Stockbridge, GA 30281).  Several local and fortune 500 businesses are hiring and you can also get information on how […]

Protest and rallies around the US have been held but have given little to no peace for those the travel ban will have direct impact on. By now you have heard Trump’s administrations plans as at it has been the topic of discussion everyday since he made the announcement. But have you thought about how […]

Separating your business and personal life can be a hassle at times especially when employers keep a watchful eye on your social media accounts. Well this could all be a thing of the past very soon in Georgia. Georgia lawmakers are looking into a bill that could protect social media accounts from employer access. Representative […]

Imagine your child going off to college toting a gun… well this could soon be a reality for Georgia students. What’s been a debate for some time and even vetoed by the governor last year is back on the table being consider yet again. Bill writer representative Mandi L Ballinger says it’s for safety and students […]