Kasim Reed

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is in the hot seat this week after ousting fire chief Kelvin Cochran for handing out copies of his Christian self-help book…

On Saturday, business icon and philanthropist Herman J. Russell passed away. Russell, an entrepreneur and philanthropist turned a once small plastering firm into one of…

Follow @vedahoward Welcome to today’s Entertainment Report from the K.D. Bowe Show. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed popped the question! Bishop T.D. Jakes adds another “film producer” credit to his list and Praise 102.5/102.9 counts down to the St. Jude Radio-thon! All of that and much more, right here on mypraiseatl.com! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN: Watch the […]

Mayor Kasim Reed confirmed that he is engaged to Sarah-Elizabeth Langford. Here’s his statement released early Monday: “I could not feel more blessed that she agreed to marry me, and we look forward to building a family together in the greatest city in America. I am honored to have our friends and family share this […]

Hundreds of people paid their respects to Evelyn Lowery, the wife of civil rights icon Joseph E. Lowery, at her funeral yesterday (October 3), held at the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College. As we previously reported, the 88-year-old passed away last week following a massive stroke. She was married to Joseph […]

Members of Mount Vernon Baptist Church have voted overwhelmingly to accept a deal to sell its Northside Drive property to make way for the new Atlanta Falcons stadium. The city of Atlanta had offered the historic, 98-year-old church $14.5 million, which the church voted in favor of in a 90-minute meeting Thursday evening. The Georgia […]

The Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed have reached an agreement to build a new stadium for the Falcons in downtown Atlanta. The agreement comes after months of negotiation between the city and the Falcons organization. Under terms of the agreement, announced by Reed and Falcons owner Arthur Blank in a press conference today, […]

Atlanta is one of several cities that has been asked whether they are interested in hosting the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The United States Olympic Committee has sent letters to cities that have previously expressed an interest in hosting the games, as well as the cities in the largest 25 U.S. markets. Atlanta hosted […]

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed has announced his support for marriage equality. The mayor made the announcement on Twitter and through a press release. Mayor Kasim Reed Announces Support for Marriage Equality dlvr.it/2cvq4v — City of Atlanta, GA (@City_of_Atlanta) December 11, 2012 Mayor Reed’s announcement comes after he signed a resolution that supports the city’s lesbian, […]

Metro Atlanta has spoken, and they do not want the T-SPLOST. On Tuesday, voters rejected the $7.2 billion transportation referendum that was intended to help alleviate the area’s traffic congestion through a 10-year, 1 percent sales tax that would have funded several construction projects as well as MARTA improvements. The referendum failed in metro Atlanta […]

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and state Senator Vincent Fort stopped by our stations today and engaged in a heated debate over the T-Splost transportation referendum. The debate was moderated by Radio One Atlanta’s news/community affairs director, Denise Dunbar. Metro Atlantans will decide whether or not to pass the referendum when they head to the polls on […]