Mayor Kasim Reed

Mayor Kasim Reed updates Atlanta and surrounding cities about snow storm preparations and other resources to assist in safety. “We have 100 pieces of equipment that are ready to move into action once the city has been cleared,” Reed said. “It is critical that we maintain the safety of our roadways… We expect road […]

The Atlanta Constitutional Journal writes that Mayor Kasim Reed referred the case to the FBI in response to social media outrage surrounding the incident.

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 […]

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 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 […]

As recently as the 1960s, there were only a few African-American elected officials in the United States. Now there are thousands, including the mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed. Recently, Roland Martin talked with our mayor about the impressive black mayors of Atlanta who came before him. Watch the interview: RELATED: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed On […]

Officers from the Atlanta Police Department swarmed Woodruff Park at around 12:45 am this morning and arrested 53 Occupy Atlanta protesters. Occupy Atlanta has been in Woodruff Park since October 7. According to the AJC, Mayor Kasim Reed said more than 100 officers were involved in the operation to clear the park. The arrests were […]