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Principals hired for two Atlanta high schools  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Public Schools hires two new high school principals for the 2019-2020 school year.



Bulls offer GT commitment  247Sports

The USF Bulls have extended a new offer in Georgia on Tuesday. USF has offered Atlanta (Ga.) Mays high school three-star defensive end JaQuari Wiggles.



Suspect sought after firing shot outside Mays High School  Atlanta Journal Constitution

At least one shot was fired Monday afternoon in the parking lot of Benjamin E.



Principal of Atlanta’s Washington High will leave to launch new academy  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tasharah Wilson will become the first principal of Atlanta Public Schools' new college and career academy, slated to open in 2020.



Suspect arrested after shot fired outside Mays High School  Atlanta Journal Constitution

On Monday, Atlanta Public Schools said a shot was fired 'into the air' outside Mays High School. A suspect was arrested, the district said Wednesday.



Dates, new location set for Atlanta high school 2019 graduations  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Most of Atlanta's high school graduation ceremonies will move to the McCamish Pavilion at Georgia Tech. They will take place May 18-24.



Atlanta public school to add security after student shot  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Benjamin E. Mays High School in Atlanta will have extra security on Monday after a student was shot in the parking lot over the weekend, an Atlanta Public ...



More APS students took SAT, Grady High posts top score in district  Atlanta Journal Constitution

SAT exam results show Grady High School with top score among Atlanta public high schools.



‘He was murdered’ | Family of teen shot, killed by Atlanta officer demand answers  11Alive.com WXIA

ATLANTA — The family of an 18-year-old teen shot and killed by an Atlanta Police officer is demanding answers about why their son had to die for allegedly ...



Atlanta Public School Teams Find Extra Motivation Close To Home  GPB

Teams from Atlanta Public Schools showed off their best players at the College Football Hall of Fame. It looks like it could be another banner season for teams ...



Atlanta School Board terminates Benjamin E. Mays head football coach  11alive.com

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta School Board has decided in a 5-4 decision to terminate the head football coach for Benjamin E. Mays' High School. After being ...



Atlanta Mays QB Jahquez Evans Verbally Commits to USF Football  The Daily Stampede

USF landed another prospect out of metro Atlanta late Thursday night, receiving a verbal commitment from three-star Atlanta Mays quarterback Jahquez Evans.



Cousin charged with murder in high school student's death  11alive.com

Friends, family and classmates are mourning the death of a high school student shot and killed in northwest Atlanta Monday night.



EXCLUSIVE: Mays coach counters allegations of fund misuse  11alive.com

Benjamin E. Mays High School head football coach Corey Jarvis is seeking to clear his name after being accused of misusing the team's finances. Corey Jarvis ...



Family of teen killed by Atlanta officer files $5M wrongful death lawsuit  11Alive.com WXIA

ATLANTA — A family whose son was killed during a police shooting Jan. 15 is filing a $5 million wrongful-death lawsuit against the City of Atlanta. Last month ...



An Age of Empowerment: Meet Joycelyn Wilson  Georgia Tech News Center

Joycelyn Wilson didn't just grow up around music, she grew up around the lyrics. She wanted to know what artists were singing and why. “I remember sitting and ...



‘The Hate U Give’ cast reflects on Atlanta production at premiere  11Alive.com WXIA

'The Hate U Give,' based on a NY Times best-seller by Angie Thomas, follows events in the life of a black 16-year-old girl, Starr Carter, who is drawn to activism ...



Power Five commitment recap: April 20-26  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is in full swing as talented high school football prospects from around the country are announcing where they will play in college.



Lanier to take part in Cam Newton football classic  WSFA

ATLANTA, GA. (WSFA) - More high school football between the states of Alabama and Georgia will be played in the coming future thanks to Heisman Trophy ...



APS community rallies around slain Mays student  11alive.com

ATLANTA -- In the crowded halls of Benjamin E. Mays High School, one face now stands out above others.



Teacher removed from Atlanta school after alleged fight with student  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A teacher was removed from the classroom Friday following an alleged fight with a student, Atlanta P...



The Ultimate Super Bowl LIII Atlanta Events Calendar  Atlanta Magazine

The Super Bowl is back in Atlanta for the first time in nearly 20 years, and the sheer amount of concerts, parties, and other shindigs is simply dizzying. Keep up ...



UGA defender, NFL hopeful Natrez Patrick grateful for second chance in life with Dawgs  11Alive.com WXIA

Patrick said watching his UGA teammates play in The Rose Bowl from a drug-rehab center in Georgia was one of the lowest points in his life.



UGA football | NFL prospect Natrez Patrick grateful for second chance with Dawgs  11Alive.com WXIA

Off-field issues were killing Patrick's NFL dreams ... until the Mays High School alum abruptly regained control of his life and love for football.



Atlanta helps give life to the Tupac-inspired ‘The Hate U Give’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Why Atlanta screening of 'The Hate U Give' struck a nerve with teens as well as Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms.



Winning Times Arrive At Hephzibah  GPB

When high school football season rolls around I can't help reflecting on my time working in the Augusta area. I landed at WRDW-TV in the mid-80s and quickly ...



APS schedules 2018 high school graduation dates  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Public Schools announced the high school graduation dates, times and locations for the Class of 2018.



National Black Arts Festival hosting Atlanta school programs  MDJOnline.com

The National Black Arts Festival, which is celebrating 30 years in the community, will host two programs – NextGen Artist and the Move/Dance Project – at ...



Where to buy tickets to see Atlanta high school football games Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Where to buy tickets to see 'Battle at the Benz;' first high school football games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium features six Atlanta-area high schools.



Atlanta Public Schools Have Long History Of Famous Graduates | 90.1 FM WABE  WABE 90.1 FM

Martin Luther King Jr., Margaret Mitchell, Johnny Isakson, Jasmine Guy. They all have something in common, a common connection. Can you guess what it is?



Eddie Robinson’s great-granddaughter is kicker on Atlanta high school playoff team  The Undefeated

If you catch 16-year-old Chloe Robinson just kickin' it on a Friday night, chances are it's through the uprights on a football field. She is the placekicker for…



Atlanta Restaurant Scores: Pizza Spot Fails With A 49  Atlanta, GA Patch

ATLANTA, GA — Here are some restaurant and food *service* inspections conducted in Atlanta and other parts of Fulton County during the past week. Click on ...



UPDATE: Teen surrenders after high school football player killed in accidental shooting  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Mays High School foo...



Mother of teen who was shot to death 'just needs a little bit of help'  WXIA-TV

Even two weeks after he was shot and killed, his body remains unburied. A GoFundMe page has been set up in order to help pay for funeral expenses.



Ch. 2 obtains text messages that lead to resignation of Mays band director  WSB Atlanta

A local high school band director who resigned because of sending inappropriate text messages to an 11th grade girl told school police he made a serious error ...



Customers, workers savor last bite at S&S Cafeteria in S.W. Atlanta  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tramella Archie pulled out her phone to show the text message she sent to friends last week when she learned that S&S Cafeteria was closing its location in ...



$20K bond set in shooting death of Atlanta high school football player  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A $20,000 bond has been set for a 17-year-old arrested in connection with the shooting death of a Mays High School football player, according to the Fulton ...



Atlanta Restaurant Scores: Eatery Gets Failing 51  Buckhead, GA Patch

Atlanta Restaurant Scores: Eatery Gets Failing 51 - Buckhead, GA - Gusto!, Roly Poly, Waffle House and Atlanta BBQ Company were among the restaurants ...



Georgia Tech Football Recruiting Names to Know: QB Jahquez Evans  Yellow Jacked Up

Dual threat quarterback and Atlanta native Jahquez Evans could end up being the Jackets quarterback in the 2019 recruiting class.



Central football will be Atlanta bound for premier showcase  Ledger-Enquirer

The Central Red Devils have landed a spot in a premier series of football games this fall.



Community Voices:  Atlanta Journal Constitution

My older daughter is a member of the Benjamin E. Mays High School Wind Symphony and my duties as a band parent include being a frequent audience ...



'March for Our Lives': Everything you need to know about today's rally  WSB Atlanta

ATLANTA - Hundreds of thousands of students and their families gathered for this weekend's “March for Our Lives” rally in cities across the United States.



Cobb Young Professionals names 2018 Next Generation Award winners  MDJOnline.com

The Cobb Young Professionals (CYP), the Cobb Chamber of Commerce's networking group for professionals in their 20s and 30s, named the winners of the ...



Three Buckhead-area schools welcome new principals  MDJOnline.com

The Buckhead area saw three new principals introduce themselves to students at their schools Aug. 1. Jay Bland is the interim principal at Morris Brandon ...



Georgia schools that could fall under state control  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give the state authority to takeover underperforming schools.



Bond denied for alleged high school game shooter  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The 17-year-old boy accused in a shooting outside a high school football game will remain in the Fulton County Jail for the time being.



Father says his son was victim of fatal Friday night shooting  WXIA-TV

An Atlanta man said his son was shot and killed early Friday evening outside a Sylvan Road gas station.



Georgia’s education system: Much better than we hear about  SaportaReport

Read Georgia's education system: Much better than we hear about by Martha Wilber for SaportaReport here.



Atlanta Restaurant Inspections: Beetlecat, Zoes Kitchen, More  Buckhead, GA Patch

ATL Restaurant Scores: Beetlecat, Zoe's Kitchen - Buckhead, GA - See which Atlanta area restaurants earned high scores and those where critical violations ...



Full List of National Signing Day Commits  GPB

National Signing Day was a big one in the state of Georgia. Let's re-cap the day's events: *note: This is as of February 3, 2016. GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS.



Peach State natives hope to show UGA what they missed out on  247Sports

For some members of the South Carolina football, the Georgia football team isn't just another nameless, faceless opponent.



Georgia football LB Natrez Patrick could be ‘a blessing’ to linebacker corps  DawgNation

Georgia senior linebacker Natrez Patrick could be the comeback story the Bulldogs' defense needs to beef up somewhat untested front seven.



Get free school supplies at Atlanta’s back-to-school celebration  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta families can get free school supplies and health screenings at Atlanta Public Schools' Back-to-School Bash on July 30 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Georgia ...



What's filming in Atlanta now? Avengers: Infinity War, Thor: Ragnarok, Dynasty, plus every made-in-Georgia Comic-Con trailer  Atlanta Magazine

Avengers: Infinity War, Dynasty, Clint Eastwood's 15:17 to Paris, and Thor: Ragnarok are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta now.



Georgia QB Justin Fields improving rapidly, getting ‘more and more comfortable’  DawgNation

Georgia coach Kirby Smart saw growth from Justin Fields from the first half to the second half, the Bulldogs freshman setting in and gaining his timing and ...



Project ENGAGES: Raising the Bar | Research Horizons  Research Horizons

Jahizreal Aquart takes third in international science fair as the Georgia Tech program completes another year.



Kennesaw State adds 12 recruits to 2018 football class  Atlanta Journal Constitution

KSU inked six commitments during the initial signing period. The Owls could add as many as 16 more on Wednesday.



Atlanta Ordinance Would Repeal “Known Drug Area” Law that is Unconstitutional  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — The Public Safety/Legal Administration Committee of the City Council of Atlanta is set to consider legislation on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, ...



General Assembly Acts on Some Cannabis Bills, Stalls on Others  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — Georgia legislators introduced at least four cannabis bills during this 2019-2020 Legislative Session of the Georgia General Assembly: HB ...



Former Lipscomb star, Oregon transfer Rutger Reitmaier cleared to play for Vanderbilt football  The Tennessean

Nearly two years after starring for Lipscomb football, Rutger Reitmaier will make his college debut at Vanderbilt this fall.



Georgia releases list of schools with greatest needs - Atlanta Business Chronicle  Atlanta Business Chronicle

The Georgia Department of Education released its list of schools that exhibit the greatest need for additional support as part of its Elementary and Secondary ...



Atlanta March For Our Lives Set For Saturday  Patch.com

Atlanta March For Our Lives Set For Saturday - Midtown, GA - Atlantans will join hundreds of thousands of people expected to march for gun control in the wake ...



America is more diverse than ever before, but its schools are growing more segregated  Los Angeles Times

America's school-age population is more diverse than ever before, reflecting the demographic shift rapidly taking place in our country. America's schools ...



Crowded Race in Atlanta Council District 3 Special Election  Atlanta Progressive News

Screenshot of candidates' forum video courtesy of Kelly Brown. (APN) ATLANTA — Ten candidates–including the News Editor of Atlanta Progressive ...



Teen arrested in deadly gas station shooting  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Police arrested one of the people they believe is connected to a shooting that killed a teenager at...



Legislature Passes Ban on Most Abortions in Georgia  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — On today, Friday, March 29, 2019, the Georgia Legislature approved a bill that would criminalize most abortions in Georgia. The Georgia ...



2017 Voter Guide: Atlanta Public Schools  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Learn about the candidates for Atlanta Board of Education. We asked candidates running in next month's city, school and municipal elections to explain why you ...



These are the schools ranked among Georgia’s lowest-performing  Atlanta Journal Constitution

More than 60 Atlanta and DeKalb County public schools — including most of Atlanta's high schools — are among those the Georgia Department of Education ...



Natrez Patrick righted the ship amidst treacherous waters, and now he’s ready to take on the NFL  Saturday Down South

Two and a half months before the 2019 NFL Draft, Natrez Patrick takes 20 minutes out of his training-filled day to talk to a reporter. The former Georgia ...



City of Atlanta Drags Feet on Illegal Yard Signs Littering District 3 (UPDATE 3)  Atlanta Progressive News

UPDATE 3: A City of Atlanta vehicle was spotted on Anderson along with a city worker picking up illegal yard signs. UPDATE 2: Interim Commission Pierre ...



Draft Tracker: NFL Draft picks and undrafted free agents signees from Georgia  WXIA-TV

Whether it is in college or high school, there is always a ton of football talent coming out of the state of Georgia. This year, there were 27 players with ties to ...



High schools to provide young men with suits for prom  FOX 5 Atlanta

Every year there is an enormous amount of initiative to help young ladies fulfill their desire to wear their dream prom dress, but what about young men?



Getting To Know … Cabral Huff | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Getting To Know Duluth boys basketball coach Cabral Huff.



FOOTBALL: Stockbridge tops Mays in Inner City Classic in the final seconds  News-Daily.com

Stockbridge High School found itself on the winning side of a last-second thriller, topping Mays High School 35-34 in the Inner City Classic held at Lakewood ...



Georgia football brings in eighth commitment for class of 2015  Red and Black

The Georgia football team received its eight verbal commitment of the 2015 recruiting class Friday evening when Natrez Patrick announced he will be coming to ...



National Climate Assessment Report Warns of Grave Situation  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — The fourth National Climate Assessment Report, released on November 23, 2018, warns of worsening natural disasters, new food and ...



Rainbow Family Gathering in Georgia Disrupted by Federal Officers (UPDATE 1)  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) DAHLONEGA, Georgia — The 47th annual Rainbow Family Gathering was held in the Chattahoochee National Forest near Dahlonega, Georgia over the ...



Antonio Brown Attacks Clay, as District 3 Results Challenged in Court  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — Antonio Brown, a candidate for the Atlanta City Council District 3 position who came in second place, attacked Greg Clay, the third place ...



Freaknik: Rise and fall of Atlanta's most infamous street party  Atlanta Magazine

It all started in the spring of 1983 with a picnic organized by students attending the Atlanta University Center. As at other historically black colleges and ...



SOS Investigating Senior Vote-Buying in Atlanta Election  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — The Secretary of State of Georgia is investigating apparent vote-buying at two senior highrises in Atlanta's City Council District 3, Atlanta ...



Meet our 20 Under 20 honorees for 2018  Atlanta Intown

A decade ago, INtown was looking for a way to bring awareness to young people who were giving back to the community through volunteerism and ...



Atlanta City Council's War on the Public; Mr. Bond Objects  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — One year into the new Council term, the current Atlanta City Councilmembers continue their war on the public, with the exception of Michael ...



Comedian Diallo Riddle talks Atlanta, his work on 'Baby Driver' and the new NBC show 'Marlon'  WXIA-TV

Comedian Diallo Riddle is co-starring on NBC's newest sitcom, "Marlon," alongside Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, and Bresha Webb. An Atlanta native living ...



Gwinnett Voters to Consider Joining MARTA on March 19  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Gwinnett residents will decide in a Special Election, in a transit contract referendum, if Metropolitan Atlanta ...



Fulton Court Restores APN Editor's Name to Ballot, Overruling City of Atlanta  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — On Friday, February 22, 2019, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Kelly Lee Ellerbe ruled that the City of Atlanta was “arbitrary and ...



Council Candidate, Amos, Fueled by Developers, Airport Dollars  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — Candidate for Atlanta City Council, Byron Amos–who said at a recent forum that he accepted money from developer Steve Brock–appears to ...



Georgia's Natrez Patrick now driven by fear of disappointment  247Sports

Natrez Patrick says his off-field issues are behind him and the fear of letting those who care for him down is a big reason why.



Gun Reform Advocates Propel McBath to Victory in US House Race  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — U.S. Rep.-elect Lucy McBath (D-GA), a national advocate for gun reform whose son was tragically murdered in 2012, was elected to the U.S. ...



Funeral arrangements for slain teen finalized thanks to flood of donations  WXIA-TV

The burden of a family struggling to bury their son killed in a senseless shooting has gotten a bit lighter.



APN Editor Running for Atlanta City Council in Special Election  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — The Founder and News Editor of Atlanta Progressive News, Matthew Charles Cardinale, 37, is running for Atlanta City Council District 3 in ...



MTSU's CJ Windham, Khalil Brooks share pain, grief, support after death of a parent  The Daily News Journal

MTSU linebacker Khalil Brooks and wide receiver CJ Windham are dealing with the deaths of one of their parents at the same time.



Advocates Continue to Press Atlanta Council on Homeless Warming Centers  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — On Monday, January 07, 2019, advocates continued to press the Atlanta City Council to force changes to the City's policies related to the ...



No Progress on CBA; Developer, Brock, “Won't Be Called a Racist”  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — There has been no progress to date on amending the Community Benefits Agreement for the catalytic Westside Yards Development ...



Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...



Vanderbilt football signs Derek Mason's best class, even if finish lacked wow factor  The Tennessean

Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason landed some late additions to his best signing class to date Wednesday. That's right, his best. That seems like a hard sell after ...



Farewell to Cabral Franklin  Atlanta Magazine

Family, friends, officials mourn the loss of a political strategist and the son of former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin.



SAFE Commission Seeks New E-voting Machines, Experts Warn against Model Selected  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — On January 10, 2019, the Secure, Accessible & Fair Election (SAFE) Commission–created by then-Secretary of State (SOS), Brian ...



Scouting report: Natrez Patrick  Red and Black

Four-star defensive end Natrez Patrick from Mays High School in Atlanta became the eighth prospect to commit to the University of Georgia for the class of 2015 ...



Teen found dead after being shot in the back in west Atlanta  FOX 5 Atlanta

A teenager was found shot to death in west Atlanta Thursday morning, according to Atlanta Police.



Democrats' HR 1 is Bold Vision for Voting Rights, Campaign Finance Reform  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — On March 08, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, the For The People Act of 2019, a proposed law that sets forth a ...



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