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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

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...

Kemp focuses on budget during first address to state legislature

Kemp focuses on budget during first address to state legislature

January 18, 2019

Newly-sworn Gov. Brain Kemp Kemp outlined his budget objectives, which included a pay raise for the state's teachers.  Kemp began his address to the legislature on...

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...

Two months after Hurricane Michael, Georgia is still recovering

Two months after Hurricane Michael, Georgia is still recovering

December 4, 2018

Hurricane Michael is a distant memory in many minds, but for communities across southwest Georgia, the memory is a vivid one. On Oct. 10, 2018, Hurrican...

Judge orders review of provisional ballots in undecided governor’s race

Judge orders review of provisional ballots in undecided governor’s race

November 13, 2018

A federal judge has ordered a review of provisional ballots  four days after Republican Brian Kemp resigned  his position as  Secretary...

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. ...

Abrams and Kemp clashes continue during Gubernatorial Debate

October 23, 2018

Republican nominee Brian Kemp and Democratic nominee Stacey Abrams leveled accusations tonight about false or incomplete information instead of strength...

Q&A with Stacey Abrams, gubernatorial candidate

October 17, 2018

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

FDA demands corporate crackdown on teen Juuling

October 1, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration last month issued an ultimatum for five major e-cigarette companies mandating they come up with a solution to rampa...

Young People “Thrive” Working on the Abrams Campaign

Young People “Thrive” Working on the Abrams Campaign

August 22, 2018

Nov. 6, Georgians will set out to vote in the midterm elections, which include Georgia’s gubernatorial election. Ahead of the elections, Democrats and Republ...

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