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Illnesses and deaths spark efforts to curb vaping

Illnesses and deaths spark efforts to curb vaping

October 10, 2019

Twenty-three people nationwide have died from vaping-related illnesses this year, according to U.S. health officials. Vaping has always been advertised...

Students strike for Climate Action at the Capitol

Students strike for Climate Action at the Capitol

September 26, 2019

Chants of "this is what democracy looks like" and "climate action now" filled the humid, 80-plus degree air as capitol police and state troopers looked...

Music Midtown aftermath causes controversy in Piedmont Park neighborhood

Music Midtown aftermath causes controversy in Piedmont Park neighborhood

September 25, 2019

  Year after year, the aftermath of Music Midtown can be a major inconvenience and disruption for residents of the neighborhood. “It has a significant impact o...

Carstarphen questions why contract not extended

September 17, 2019

Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen said she was surprised by the Atlanta Board of Education’s decision last week to not renew her contract. The superinten...

Scoot Over, Atlanta

Scoot Over, Atlanta

September 16, 2019

The first casualty was Eric Amis Jr., 20. On May 16, he was riding one of the 16,000 electric scooters in Atlanta when he was killed by a speed...

Board moves to discuss superintendent’s future with district

Board moves to discuss superintendent’s future with district

September 8, 2019

The Atlanta school board will meet Monday, Sept. 9 to discuss the future of APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen’s contract renewal, which currently e...

Student arrested after bringing handgun to school

Student arrested after bringing handgun to school

September 5, 2019

A Grady student was arrested after bringing a handgun and marijuana to school today in a backpack. Administrators confiscated the backpack, holding the firearm dur...

Demands for safer streets gain traction

Demands for safer streets gain traction

March 25, 2019

Leaving a chorus concert in February 2016, Principal Dr. Betsy Bockman and her daughter, then freshman Elizabeth, waited for the light at the intersect...

District’s `Excellent Schools Project’ sparks community debate

District’s `Excellent Schools Project’ sparks community debate

March 6, 2019

  Atlanta Public School’s controversial initiative to implement the “Excellent Schools Project” faces impassioned opposition as well as support...

Civil and Human Rights Museum offers free admission

Civil and Human Rights Museum offers free admission

February 20, 2019

The Center for Civil and Human Rights offered free admission to anyone interested during the month of February, attracting people of all ages and backgrou...

Gentrification: Atlanta’s Displacement Game

Gentrification: Atlanta’s Displacement Game

February 14, 2019

In 2008, the housing market in the United States plummeted. A build up in subprime real estate loans caused the worst economic period in the United States sin...

Joint Gulch development underway

Joint Gulch development underway

February 13, 2019

Atlanta Public Schools and the city of Atlanta reached a deal to use more than $300 million in APS school property taxes to fund the Gulch redevelopment...

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