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Russell and Sanders Remembered For Contributions To The Civil Rights Movement
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Russell and Sanders Remembered For Contributions To The Civil Rights Movement

Two Georgians are being remembered for their contributions during the Civil Rights Movement. Congressman John Lewis says Atlanta businessman and philanthropist Herman J. Russell was a source of inspiration for those...

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An “Architect of Atlanta” Dies At 83
Sunday, November 16, 2014

An “Architect of Atlanta” Dies At 83

Atlanta has lost one of it’s founding fathers. Those words from Congressman John Lewis were used to describe the death of Herman Russell known as the architect for much of Atlanta. Mr. Russell died peacefully on...

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Jamal Anderson And Mike Muscala Help Renovate APS Library
Friday, November 14, 2014

Jamal Anderson And Mike Muscala Help Renovate APS Library

Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala and former Atlanta Falcons running back Jamal Anderson joined some twenty other volunteers at Atlanta Public Schools’ Humphries Elementary Thursday to paint the school’s...

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Frozen Pipes? Your Homeowners Coverage May Help
Friday, November 14, 2014

Frozen Pipes? Your Homeowners Coverage May Help

With freezing temperatures expected across the state over the next few days, if your home is damaged by the extreme cold, Georgia Commissioner of Insurance Ralph Hudgens says you may get financial relief through your...

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Running For Justice: To Change The Image Of The Young Black Male
Monday, November 10, 2014

Running For Justice: To Change The Image Of The Young Black Male

“We’re trying to put out a positive image of us.” That’s why 28 year old Londrelle Hall of Atlanta says he and his team are running from Atlanta to Ferguson, Missouri. “We just want to change the image of the...

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“Democracy Shouldn’t Be This Hard.” Calls For Immediate Action By Georgia Secretary Of State Brian Kemp.
Friday, November 07, 2014

“Democracy Shouldn’t Be This Hard.” Calls For Immediate Action By Georgia Secretary Of State Brian Kemp.

Following reports of barriers to voting in Georgia on Election Day, Secretary of State Brian Kemp is being urged to immediately take action in investigating the accusations.By the end of the day, November 4, 2014, the...

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Democracy Shouldn’t Be This Hard
Friday, November 07, 2014

Democracy Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Following reports of barriers to voting in Georgia on Election Day, Secretary of State Brian Kemp is being urged to immediately take action in investigating the accusations.By the end of the day, November 4, 2014, the...

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“Democracy Shouldn’t Be This Hard”
Friday, November 07, 2014

“Democracy Shouldn’t Be This Hard”

Following reports of barriers to voting in Georgia on Election Day, Secretary of State Brian Kemp is being urged to immediately take action in investigating the accusations.By the end of the day, November 4, 2014, the...

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Clayton Chairman Turner: MARTA Will Mean Jobs And Economic Development
Thursday, November 06, 2014

Clayton Chairman Turner: MARTA Will Mean Jobs And Economic Development

Turner: The MARTA professionals know what they’re doingThe difference between having MARTA in Clayton County now, versus the transit service of 2010? Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner says MARTA is the...

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Democrats Maintain Control Of Fulton County Commission
Thursday, November 06, 2014

Democrats Maintain Control Of Fulton County Commission

Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves has been re-elected to a third term. “I certainly want to thank the constituents of Fulton County”, says Eaves, “I got almost 160,000 votes yesterday”. Eaves...

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Election Day: Georgia Secretary Of State Website Crashes
Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Election Day: Georgia Secretary Of State Website Crashes

The Georgia Secretary of State’s Web site was down for an unspecified amount of time today, Election Day. Voters utilize the site to determine their polling location, along with other services. It went down sometime...

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Early Voter Numbers Could Signal Big Changes In Georgia
Saturday, November 01, 2014

Early Voter Numbers Could Signal Big Changes In Georgia

Early voters poured from the Advance Voting area of the Cobb County Government Center on Lower Roswell Road Friday evening, October 31st. It was the final day for early voting in the election being held on November...

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Mayor Maynard Jackson Bronze Plaque Unveiled At Atlanta Airport
Friday, October 31, 2014

Mayor Maynard Jackson Bronze Plaque Unveiled At Atlanta Airport

Atlanta’s first African American Mayor is being remembered with a bronze relief plaque at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.Maynard Holbrook Jackson, Jr. served as Atlanta’s mayor for three terms, from 1974...

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Report: Warren Buffett Loses $2 Billion In Two Days
Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Report: Warren Buffett Loses $2 Billion In Two Days

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) — Warren Buffett reportedly lost $2 billion over the span of two days.The “Oracle of Omaha” lost big this week thanks to plummeting shares of Coca-Cola and IBM, CNN Money...

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Billionaire Founder Of Chick-fil-A Dies At 93
Monday, September 08, 2014

Billionaire Founder Of Chick-fil-A Dies At 93

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) — S. Truett Cathy, the billionaire founder of the privately held Chick-fil-A restaurant chain that famously closes on Sundays but also drew unwanted attention on gay marriage in recent years...

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Home Depot Introduces New CEO
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Home Depot Introduces New CEO

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said Thursday that Craig Menear, the president of its U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1.Frank Blake has been Home Depot’s chairman and CEO...

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UPS Says 51 Stores Breached By Malware
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

UPS Says 51 Stores Breached By Malware

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta/AP) – Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores.A spokeswoman for UPS says the...

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Friendship Baptist Church Comes Down
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Friendship Baptist Church Comes Down

Atlanta (WAOK)-The bricks are falling at what once was Friendship Baptist Church. The building is in the process of being torn down to make way for the Falcons new one billion dollar retractable roof...

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Looking For A Job?
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Looking For A Job?

Atlanta has several new job opportunities coming up.Six Flags Over Georgia is gearing up for Halloween by planning their annual Fright Fest. The park is looking to hire roughly 400 people for the event. The park is...

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Lab CEO Accused Of Falsifying Test Results
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Lab CEO Accused Of Falsifying Test Results

Local allergy testing lab CEO now faces federal charges after allegedly falsifying test results sent to patients.Rashaan Jackson Garth billed almost twelve health insurance companies for testing that was not even done...

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