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

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. Mays High School in southwest Atlanta, officials said. “A female student got into a ...

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.

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 ...

APS to hold public input meetings on school plans  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Public Schools will host community meetings on Nov. 28 and Dec. 12 to allow the public to give input on the district's plan to rate all and possibly ...

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 ...

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...

Cops: Student brought gun to Atlanta’s Mays High School, fought teacher  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A southwest Atlanta high school student is at a juvenile detention center for bring a gun to school and fighting with a teacher, authorities said Friday.

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 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.

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.

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 football player, according to Atlanta police. Jefferey Reeves ...

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.

Atlanta School Board terminates Benjamin E. Mays head football coach

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 ...

$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 ...

Effort to get more Atlanta graduates to college succeeding  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Nonprofit aims to send more Atlanta students to college.

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.

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 ...

These award-winning Atlanta students are headed to HBCUs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

When a metro Atlanta student wins the AJC Cup, it means they're going places. For these 10 students, that place is a historically black college or university.

‘The Hate U Give’ cast reflects on Atlanta production at premiere 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 ...

EXCLUSIVE: Mays coach counters allegations of fund misuse

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 ...

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 ...

National Black Arts Festival hosting Atlanta school programs

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 ...

Cousin charged in high school football player's shooting death  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Authorities charged a family member in connection with the deadly shooting of a high school football player in northwest Atlanta, police said.

Ethics complaint filed against Atlanta school board vice-chairwoman  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Atlanta Public Schools ethics commission will meet Tuesday to review a complaint against school board vice-chairwoman Eshé Collins. Collins is accused ...

APS ethics commission to investigate complaint against board vice-chair  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Atlanta Board of Education's independent ethics commission announced Tuesday that it will investigate a complaint filed by a parent against school board ...

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.

Atlanta Mays LB Antonio Grier Jr. Verbally Commits to USF Football  The Daily Stampede

The Bulls received an early Fourth of July gift, this time a rising linebacker out of southwest Atlanta.

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When the doors open for Atlanta Public Schools tomorrow, there will be 8 new principals. They were appointed by APS Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstaphen for ...

ATLANTA MARCH FOR OUR LIVES: March for Our Lives: Everything you need to know about today's rally against gun violence | WSB-TV  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.

'March for Our Lives' organizers: 'It's an issue of life and death'  CBS46 News Atlanta

Hundreds of thousands of students, leaders, supporters and gun violence survivors are making sure their voices are heard and presence is felt as they ...

Atlanta Public Schools Have Long History Of Famous Graduates  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?

Atlanta March For Our Lives Set For Saturday

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Bragbook for July 27  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Victor Lamont Ryant, a graduate of Benjamin Elijah Mays High School in Atlanta was awarded the honor...

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 ...

Metro Atlanta students get scholarship help  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Comcast NBCUniversal awarded nearly $60,000 in scholarships to 54 metro Atlanta students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.

Ch. 2 obtains text messages that lead to resignation of Mays band director | WSB-TV  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 ...

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.

How to succeed in high school: Advice from Atlanta's top students  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Public Schools 2017 valedictorians' advice for success in high school: Stay focused from the start.

Three Buckhead-area schools welcome new principals

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 ...

Police search for persons of interest after teen's death in southwest Atlanta  FOX 5 Atlanta

ATLANTA - Investigators are trying to identify multiple persons of interest after a homicide Friday at a gas station in southwest Atlanta, according to Atlanta Police ...

Several Atlanta principals to be removed from their schools  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Principals at about seven Atlanta schools are being removed before next school year, said city school board Chairman Courtney English on Wednesday.

Cobb Young Professionals names 2018 Next Generation Award winners

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

These Atlanta high schools will be first to play football at Mercedes-Benz Stadium  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Grady, Jackson, South Atlanta, Washington, South Paulding, and Mays field first high school football games in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Metro Atlanta school police officers to get body cameras  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A federal grant awarded to Atlanta Public Schools will allow the district to equip its school resource officers with body cameras; the district scheduled two ...

Atlanta schools considers consolidating schools  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Public Schools is proposing consolidating elementary schools in Mays, Jackson clusters.

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.

1,500 Atlanta high schoolers to receive home internet on free devices  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Doing homework at home will get a little easier for 1,500 Atlanta high schoolers who soon will be able to access the internet outside of school. Atlanta Public ...

APS: Football coach ignored the rules, mismanaged school funds  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A winning Atlanta football coach failed to follow district rules about spending and collecting school funds, leaving thousands of public dollars unaccounted for, ...

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.

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.

See photos from S&S Cafeteria's last day in Atlanta  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The last Atlanta location of S&S Cafeteria closed its doors Sunday, and longtime customers and e...

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.

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 a Texaco in southwest Atlanta on Friday. Darryl Oliver, 19, is ...

The heads-up plays that fueled Valley’s latest victory  Opelika Auburn News

The Valley Rams rode an impressive day from freshman B.J. Baker to a 41-20 win over Beauregard on Friday. But as instrumental as Baker was in the win, the ...

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.

Gang-themed hand signs appear on APS football game flyer  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Some parents say a flyer promoting a big high school football game also promotes gang activity. And they don't like it.

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.

FOOTBALL: Stockbridge tops Mays in Inner City Classic in the final seconds

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 ...

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 ...

High school sports: Are we putting athletics before academics?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

In the sports vs. academics battle, sports holds the advantage this week. Consider the parents rushing to defend an APS football coach.

Police seek answers in SW Atlanta shooting death  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Police Wednesday asked for the public's help in an investigation into the shooting death of an Atlanta city councilwoman's nephew.

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. Here's the list of schools the ...

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.

No bond for man accused of fatally shooting his cousin  Atlanta Journal Constitution

No bond was set for the Atlanta man accused in the fatal shooting of his cousin, a 15-year-old...

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 ...

Harrison girls dashed with one-point loss in state championship game

ATHENS — Harrison's dream of capturing its first state championship came to an end Thursday with a 52-51 loss Mays in the finals of the Class AAAAAA state ...

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?

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 ...

Minority high school students get prescription to medicine training  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Growing up in a rough section of Atlanta, Michael Hendrix learned early on that the surest way to get into Grady Memorial Hospital was to be stuck on the wrong ...

Getting To Know … Cabral Huff | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Getting To Know Duluth boys basketball coach Cabral Huff.

Who are Georgia State’s new football players?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Here are biographies on all of Georgia State's high school signees. The information comes directly from the athletic department's website.

College student killed in wreck on way to best friend’s funeral  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A college student on the way home for his best friend's funeral was killed in a car wreck.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Great-granddaughter of legendary Grambling coach Eddie Robinson excelling as HS kicker  USA TODAY High School Sports

ATLANTA -- The starting kicker on the Benjamin E. Mays Raiders football team knocks them through the uprights regularly. With 13 PATs made in four games ...

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.

15-year-old shot in the head in NW Atlanta  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Loved ones identified the teen as Marquez Montgomery, a 10th-grader who played football at Mays High School, family said.

Here's who Vanderbilt football signed on Wednesday  The Tennessean

Vanderbilt signed five players on the second National Signing Day for its 2018 recruiting class. The Commodores signed 17 players on the December signing ...

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 ...

Bond revoked for man accused of killing teen cousin  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A man accused of two murders, including the recent shooting death of his teenage cousin, had his bond revoked Monday. Before Dontavious Montgomery was ...

Twenty-three Atlanta seniors sign college scholarship letters  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Some are headed to top colleges, receiving Gates Millennium, Posse and other prestigious scholarships.

Nine Atlanta students receive full-tuition Posse scholarships  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Nine Atlanta Public Schools students will receive four-year, full-tuition scholarships as part of the Posse Foundation's national program that sends teams – or ...

Stockbridge Tiger wants to 'finish the mission'

The Stockbridge Tigers have a taste for victory, having won four region championships beginning with the football program's first in 2012 under coach Kevin ...

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 ...

Hometown Hero  Atlanta Journal Constitution

As an All-American gymnast at the University of Georgia, Leah Brown got used to teammates taking hard falls and suffering pain, but it wasn't till she got to ...

Two Georgia freshmen football players arrested on marijuana charges (updated)  DawgNation

ATHENS -- Georgia football players Natrez Patrick and Chauncey Rivers were arrested early Wednesday morning on misdemeanor charges of marijuana ...

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.

2014 GHSA Football State Championship Schedule  GPB

It's that time of year again! The 2014 GHSA football state championships...."The most wonderful time of the year" for the avid high school football fan. Fourteen ...

Atlanta principal-teacher inappropriate relationships make school improvement even tougher  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Improving high-poverty schools that have struggled for years is tough enough, but Atlanta has seen another factor making the task even more difficult: sexual ...

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