Friday, October 19, 2018

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Atlanta City Council Unanimously Approves Marijuana Decriminalization...

The Atlanta City Council voted unanimously Monday, Oct. 2, to lighten the penalties for possession of less than an ounce of weed, The Atlanta...

Meet Zelda Jackson, the Local Civic Leader...

With less than six weeks to go before the Nov. 6 election, Atlanta City Council candidate Zelda Jackson is laying it all out for...

Atlanta City Council Delays Vote on Pot...

Efforts to decriminalize pot possession in the City of Atlanta have been stifled yet again. Atlanta City Council members on Monday, April 17, voted 10-4...

Atlanta School Board Chairman Talks Education, Improving...

Improving educational outcomes for Atlanta's K-12 students not only depends on city and local leadership, it also relies on the willingness of those in the...

Atlanta City Council Weighs Bill Proposing Decriminalization...

Atlanta City Council's Legal Administration Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 14, declined to vote on a proposed bill that would decriminalize marijuana in the City...

Atlanta City Council Honors Senior Advocate Ben...

The Atlanta City Council honored one of the strongest thorns in its side  when it announced that July 15 was  “Ben Howard Appreciation Day.” Elected...

Atlanta’s New Office of Entertainment Will Boost...

Through an ordinance recently approved by the Atlanta City Council, the city has established its first Office of Entertainment. The Office of Entertainment is designed...

Planned American Flag Photos Cause Controversy in...

Large pictures set to be displayed on a vacant Atlanta school building are generating controversy. The building has been a school and an administrative building...

Atlanta City Council Approves New Stadium Funding...

The Atlanta City Council late Monday voted to approve a funding plan for a new downtown Atlanta Falcons stadium, pushing the project over its...

Atlanta City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Same-Sex...

In a largely symbolic move, the Atlanta City Council voted this week to pass a resolution supporting same-sex marriage. The measure holds no legal power,...

Atlanta City Council Votes on Its Own...

A vote expected Monday by Atlanta City Council members on whether to increase their pay by about $20,000, or more than 50 percent, raises...

Proposed Atlanta Ordinance to Criminalize ‘Aggressive’ Panhandling...

The city of Atlanta’s latest attempt to curb panhandling is pitting downtown residents and business owners against civil rights activists and advocates for the...

Atlanta Moves Closer to Ban on Smoking...

A ban on smoking in Atlanta parks — a wide-ranging prohibition that would cover playgrounds, athletic fields, aquatic areas, tennis courts, golf courses, walking...