Category: Atlanta

Non-Atlanta Fultonians: TONIGHT You Can Lead the MARTA Expansion Discussion

Should we or shouldn’t we? If you have an opinion on MARTA extending it’s reach to the nether regions of Fulton County and reside in the county but not Atlanta , tonight marks the first night you can give elected officials your thoughts. Four meetings are scheduled throughout Fulton (dates and locations below) as part

Ralston: Explore State Mass Transit Funding, Strengthen Harassment Protocols in Upcoming Session

A new legislative session is set to dawn and once again, the 40-day legislature will attempt to solve all Georgia’s problems. House Speaker David Ralston told WABE on Monday that some of the new challenges for the body in 2018 will be to prevent sexual misconduct under the Gold Dome, “beefing up” enforcement on opioids,

Bottoms Declares Victory; Norwood Says It Isn’t Over; Other Election Results

Keisha Lance Bottoms has claimed victory in the Atlanta Mayor’s race runoff, after 100% of precincts showed her with a lead of about 750 votes – eerily similar to Norwood’s last attempt to become Mayor versus Kasim Reed. Norwood gave a spirited defense of her candidacy, noting that there are still some outstanding military overseas

Two Keishas and Progress

The winner of today’s run-offs for the two top positions in Fulton County and the City of Atlanta is [drum roll] Rudy Huxtable from The Cosby Show.  Rudy, whose real name is Keshia Knight Pulliam made the name Keshia cool.  Now we have two women with “ethnic” names who are one vote away from holding