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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...

Federal shutdown causes local pain

Federal shutdown causes local pain

Charlotte Spears, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 25, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, Local News, National News, NEWS, State News

For 35 days, one fourth of the federal government has been shutdown due to a dispute between Congress and the President over a spending bill allocating...

Fulton County public defenders stand for the voiceless

Fulton County public defenders stand for the voiceless

January 8, 2019

Mr. Smith* stands in court as the judge reads his charges off to him. He is being charged with child molestation. Smith has previously had convictions ...

District schools to get their own report cards

District schools to get their own report cards

December 12, 2018

Atlanta Public Schools will begin an evaluation and rating process of all schools, which would provide the school board and Superintendent, Dr. Meria C...

Antisemitism remains prevalent in Atlanta

Antisemitism remains prevalent in Atlanta

December 10, 2018

Robert Bowers, a 46-year-old man, walked into the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, and opened fire into the weekly service. By the time Bowers was...

Security concern grows as number of break-ins increase

Security concern grows as number of break-ins increase

Selena Kleber and Anna Tischer

November 28, 2018

Filed under Front Slideshow, Local News, NEWS

Within the past two months, many students and teachers within the Grady community were affected by numerous car break-ins occurring not only in Grady par...

A Vibrant Cultural Revival: Little Five Points

A Vibrant Cultural Revival: Little Five Points

November 26, 2018

Little Five Points, one of Atlanta’s most unique intown neighborhoods, is in for a change that community members have desired for over 40 years. The ...

Georgia Governor’s race undecided as Democrats gain in the U.S. House

November 6, 2018

                    The Nation Follow the Southerner's election coverage ...

Harris Hines, retired Chief Justice, 1961 Grady alum killed in car crash

Harris Hines, retired Chief Justice, 1961 Grady alum killed in car crash

November 4, 2018

Harris Hines, the recently retired Chief Justice is the Georgia Supreme Court died today in a car crash, according to the Marietta Daily Journal. Hines was a 1961 Grady graduate who retired as Chief Justice in August 31, 2018. ...

Q&A with Stacey Abrams, gubernatorial candidate

October 16, 2018

The Southerner posed several questions to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on her plans as Georgia governor to address issues relevant ...

Walden Sports Complex unveiled

Walden Sports Complex unveiled

Selena Kleber and Kiki Soto

October 15, 2018

Filed under Local News, NEWS, School News

Astroturf fields, metal stands, concessions, locker rooms and scoreboards all stamped with a big, cardinal colored ‘G’ has made the dream of uniquely Gr...

Beltline directly affects Virginia-Highland businesses

Beltline directly affects Virginia-Highland businesses

Elise Isakov

October 4, 2018

Filed under Front Slideshow, Local News, NEWS

Right up the street from Grady sits a corner of shops lined with glowing fairy lights. Small groups of people wander from place to place. This area is kn...

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