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FedEx truck full of packages stolen in Atlanta | News Radio 1067 FedEx truck full of packages stolen in Atlanta
Some of your holiday gifts could be in the hands of thieves after Atlanta Police said a FedEx truck full of packages was stolen Tuesday night. According to police, a FedEx driver was making a delivery in the 1700 block of Valley Road Southwest when her vehicle was stolen. It happened just before 6 p.m. […]
News Radio 1067 | December 13, 2017
Police: Man found shot to death near Georgia Tech | News Radio 1067 Police: Man found shot to death near Georgia Tech
Atlanta Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death near Georgia Tech early Wednesday morning. Investigators said the victim was found off Northside Drive and Cameron M Alexander Boulevard shortly before 5 a.m. According to police, the 27-year-old male victim was found lying on the sidewalk with what appeared to be a […]
News Radio 1067 | December 13, 2017
Man accused of targeting women leaving grocery stores, restaurants | News Radio 1067 Man accused of targeting women leaving grocery stores, restaurants
Six women are relieved now that 33-year-old Boris Bell is off the streets. “I thought he was going to come back,” Becky Ray said. Ray is one of six women Gwinnett County Police say Bell followed home from grocery stores and restaurants. Police say Bell robbed them, stole their credit cards and purses, and assaulted […]
News Radio 1067 | December 13, 2017
5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 13 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 13
1. The Human Rights Campaign is cheering Alabama Democrat Doug Jones’ victory over homophobic Republican Roy Moore in last night’s incredibly close special election for the Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Jones’ victory marks the first time in 25 years that Alabamans have elected a Democrat to the office. “Tonight, in rejecting […] The post 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 13 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 13, 2017
Photos: Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden | Atlanta INtown Photos: Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden
Garden Lights, Holiday Nights continues through Jan. 7 at the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown, and it’s not to be missed. Even if you’re “bah-humbug” about the holidays, the dazzling display is sure to put you in a festive mood. Highlights include the Orchestral Orbs, Radiant Rainforest and Tunnel of Light, but the real star… The post Photos: Garden Lights, Holiday Nights at Atlanta Botanical Garden appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 13, 2017
5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 12 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 12
1. An Alabama farmer who lost his lesbian daughter to suicide protested in opposition to senate candidate Roy Moore outside a campaign rally in Midland City, Alabama, last night. “Judge Roy Moore called my daughter Patti Sue Mathis a pervert because she was gay,” Nathan Mathis’ sign read. “A 32-year-old Roy Moore dated teenage girls […] The post 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 12 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 12, 2017
Cobb police search for suspects who fired shots at them | News Radio 1067 Cobb police search for suspects who fired shots at them
Cobb County Police are searching for two male suspects after one of them opened fire on an officer early Tuesday morning. Police say just after 1 a.m the two men were leaving a gas station on Veterans Memorial Highway when the passenger shot at the officer multiple times.   They say the men then drove to […]
News Radio 1067 | December 12, 2017
Barcelona Wine Bar murder reward increased to $33K | News Radio 1067 Barcelona Wine Bar murder reward increased to $33K
The amount of money being offered for information leading to an arrest in the Barcelona Wine Bar murder has been increased to $33,000. Authorities said Chelsea Beller was murdered last month during a robbery at the restaurant, located on Northwest Atlanta’s Howell Mill Road. According to police, three gunmen burst into the restaurant at closing time. They […]
News Radio 1067 | December 12, 2017
Police: Footprints in snow helped officers solve theft | News Radio 1067 Police: Footprints in snow helped officers solve theft
Police officers in Rome, Georgia had an unlikely helper when trying to solve a robbery over the weekend: the snowy weather. Police charged Trevon Lee with stealing a gun after they say they followed the footprints he left in the snow after a theft. The break-in happened at a machinery shop where officers found and […]
News Radio 1067 | December 12, 2017
Pride Medical alleges transfer of Fenuxe Magazine ownership was fraudulent | Georgia Voice Pride Medical alleges transfer of Fenuxe Magazine ownership was fraudulent
Fenuxe Magazine came under new ownership in September, but new litigation alleges that the transfer was a fraudulent business deal. “It is Pride Medical’s contention that the transfer of assets by TW Media was done solely for the purpose of avoiding subjecting that asset to a judgment that they knew Pride Medical was about to […] The post Pride Medical alleges transfer of Fenuxe Magazine ownership was fraudulent appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 12, 2017
Five Common Budgeting Errors and How to Avoid Them | Atlanta Tribune Five Common Budgeting Errors and How to Avoid Them
By Steve Julal When it comes to creating a budget, it’s essential to estimate your spending as realistically as possible. Here are five budget-related errors commonly made by small businesses and some tips for avoiding them. Not Setting Goals. It’s almost impossible to set spending priorities without clear goals for the coming year. It’s important...
Atlanta Tribune | December 12, 2017
Reward for restaurant murder information increased to $33,000 | Atlanta INtown Reward for restaurant murder information increased to $33,000
The reward fund for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for the Nov. 19 murder of Chelsea Beller, a manager at Barcelona Wine Bar on the Westside, has been increased to $33,000. The reward money, raised largely by private donors, is facilitated through Crime Stoppers Atlanta. Beller, 29,… The post Reward for restaurant murder information increased to $33,000 appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 12, 2017
To Sir, With Love: Musician Sir Foster revs up Atlanta Hawks’ fans | Atlanta INtown To Sir, With Love: Musician Sir Foster revs up Atlanta Hawks’ fans
Philips Arena during Atlanta Hawks basketball games can be sensory overload. In addition to the actual game, there are the cheerleaders, Harry the Hawk and Sky Squad performers and even Chick-fil-A cows parachuting from the rafters. There’s a lot to see, but it’s longtime organist Sir Foster who sets the tone and provides the soundtrack… The post To Sir, With Love: Musician Sir Foster revs up Atlanta Hawks’ fans appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 11, 2017
5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 11 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 11
1. “American Horror Story” star Sarah Paulson, 42, tells Net-a-Porter magazine she was warned that dating actress Holland Taylor, 74, would damage her career due to a negative public perception of the age difference between the two women. Paulson — still coupled with Taylor — next stars in “Oceans 8,” a women’s reboot of the […] The post 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 11 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 11, 2017
US Supreme Court declines to hear Georgia lesbian’s employment discrimination case | Georgia Voice US Supreme Court declines to hear Georgia lesbian’s employment discrimination case
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday morning that it will not review the case of Jameka Evans, the Georgia woman who claims she was harassed in the workplace and fired from her security officer position at Georgia Regional Hospital in Savannah because she is a lesbian and wears her hair in an androgynous style. Lambda […] The post US Supreme Court declines to hear Georgia lesbian’s employment discrimination case appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 11, 2017
Man killed after shootout with police in DeKalb County | News Radio 1067 Man killed after shootout with police in DeKalb County
The search for two armed robbers ended in a gun battle with DeKalb County Police early Sunday. Investigators say the pair robbed a Waffle House restaurant around 3 a.m. on Evans Mill Road. They left with cash. Hours later, a description of the vehicle involved in the heist matched that of one parked outside a convenience […]
News Radio 1067 | December 11, 2017
Atlanta Tribune Inducts its 19th Hall of Fame Class | Atlanta Tribune Atlanta Tribune Inducts its 19th Hall of Fame Class
By Katrice L. Mines Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine celebrated its 19th Hall of Fame on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, with the induction of William Stanley III and Ivenue Love-Stanley, Dr. Lonnie Johnson and Monica Pearson into the historical archives of African-American innovators who have not only made an indelible impact in their field’s locally but nationwide....
Atlanta Tribune | December 11, 2017
Savannah fugitive caught in Panera Bread restaurant | News Radio 1067 Savannah fugitive caught in Panera Bread restaurant
A fugitive that was wanted for escape from Savannah-Chatham County was found at a Panera Bread restaurant in Bibb County. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office said they received information Sunday night from the US Marshals Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force that a fugitive from Savannah was in the Macon area. Randolph Dominique Frazier Jr., 30, […]
News Radio 1067 | December 11, 2017
UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball Marks its 34th Year | Atlanta Tribune UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball Marks its 34th Year
The 34th Annual UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball is set to take place Dec. 16 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. One of the premier events in Atlanta each year since it was conceived by former Mayor Andrew Young and Billye S. Aaron, UNCF’s signature fundraising gala and premier social event of the holiday season...
Atlanta Tribune | December 10, 2017
WATCH: Center for Civic Innovation Hosts Discussion With Atlanta City Council President Candidates | Atlanta Tribune WATCH: Center for Civic Innovation Hosts Discussion With Atlanta City Council President Candidates
WATCH: The Center for Civic Innovation hosts a discussion with the candidates for Atlanta City Council President: Felicia Moore and Alex Wan. [VIDEO LINK]
Atlanta Tribune | December 10, 2017
Shop Small: A holiday guide for local, artisan gifts | Atlanta INtown Shop Small: A holiday guide for local, artisan gifts
‘Tis the season for holiday celebrations, which often means the exchange of gifts. The concept behind giving gifts is a compassionate one. By paying attention to your friends’ and families’ wants and needs, you can show them that you care and bring a smile to their faces. Of course, finding the perfect gift has its… The post Shop Small: A holiday guide for local, artisan gifts appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 10, 2017
Perspectives in Architecture: Timeless designs from a trailblazer | Atlanta INtown Perspectives in Architecture: Timeless designs from a trailblazer
Tiny houses have made a big impact with the public. Thousands of people attended the Decatur Tiny House Festival this fall for the second year in a row to tour homes less than 400 square feet in size and to see presentations by leading professionals in this housing movement. HGTV has garnered solid ratings with… The post Perspectives in Architecture: Timeless designs from a trailblazer appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 10, 2017
5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 8 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 8
1. Out director Bryan Singer, who earlier this week was fired from the Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” is being sued in a Washington civil court by Cesar Sanchez-Guzman, who alleges that Singer raped him in 2003 when Sanchez-Guzman was a 17-year-old and threatened him if he told authorities. In a statement Singer’s reps shared […] The post 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 8 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 08, 2017
Woodruff Park, Five Points MARTA station part of Downtown rejuvenation project | Atlanta INtown Woodruff Park, Five Points MARTA station part of Downtown rejuvenation project
Downtown Atlanta is in the early stages of what promises to be a dramatic rejuvenation from the transformation of Underground Atlanta to the filling in the subterranean parking lot called The Gulch with new development – maybe even Amazon’s touted new headquarters. But right now, it’s a series of small touches that are adding vibrancy and… The post Woodruff Park, Five Points MARTA station part of Downtown rejuvenation project appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 08, 2017
KPMG donates books to support Refugee Family Literacy | Atlanta INtown KPMG donates books to support Refugee Family Literacy
Parents are their children’s first teachers, so their access to books is critical for building strong reading skills. And for a parent who is studying English as a new language, reading to their child can also help their literacy skills flourish. That’s why KPMG Family for Literacy (KFFL) teamed up with the DeKalb Library Foundation (DLF)… The post KPMG donates books to support Refugee Family Literacy appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 08, 2017
Update: Schools closing as snow falls across Intown | Atlanta INtown Update: Schools closing as snow falls across Intown
Atlanta Public Schools, City Schools of Decatur, Fulton and DeKalb County schools are being dismissed early as snow falls across the metro Atlanta area. What started as a wintry mix of rain, sleet and snow this morning, had switched over to thick snow by noon. At 12:30 p.m. temperatures were hovering just above freezing and… The post Update: Schools closing as snow falls across Intown appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 08, 2017
‘Tom of Finland,’ ‘Shape of Water’ shine among December film releases | Georgia Voice ‘Tom of Finland,’ ‘Shape of Water’ shine among December film releases
Finland’s official Academy Award submission for this year and another entry in an exceptional year for LGBT film, “Tom of Finland” charts the legendary illustrator Touko Laaksonen, whose drawings became part of gay pop culture. What might seem to some as a sexy leatherman romp, however, turns into a compelling character study instead. As directed […] The post ‘Tom of Finland,’ ‘Shape of Water’ shine among December film releases appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 07, 2017
All-star cast of ‘A Drag Queen Christmas’ dashes through the snow, heads to Atlanta | Georgia Voice All-star cast of ‘A Drag Queen Christmas’ dashes through the snow, heads to Atlanta
Since VH1’s Emmy-award winning reality-TV competition “RuPaul’s Drag Race” has turned households on to the art of drag, female impersonators from all over are now climbing the ladder toward superstar status — with many of them breaking out from their ordinary late-night club routines and pageantry regimen. Now you can find many of the “Drag […] The post All-star cast of ‘A Drag Queen Christmas’ dashes through the snow, heads to Atlanta appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 07, 2017
Ryan Lee: The gift of rejection: a Christmas story | Georgia Voice Ryan Lee: The gift of rejection: a Christmas story
In the early hours of last Christmas, as the crowd at Bulldogs was exiting onto Peachtree Street and Santa was approaching Hawaii, I programmed into my phone the number of a handsome guy with whom flirtatious glancing had turned into conversation, and conversation had turned into dancing that paid homage to concept of immaculate conceptions. […] The post Ryan Lee: The gift of rejection: a Christmas story appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 07, 2017
Patrick Saunders: Food, drink and my unhealthy lust | Georgia Voice Patrick Saunders: Food, drink and my unhealthy lust
Putting this issue together made me hungry. Why? It’s our annual Food and Drink issue of course. It got me thinking about my own culinary preferences, and for me that begins and ends with Mexican food, for which I have an unhealthy lust for. The cheese dip, the salsa, the margarita, all of it, the […] The post Patrick Saunders: Food, drink and my unhealthy lust appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 07, 2017
Eating My Words: Cliff’s picks for best eats by Atlanta neighborhood | Georgia Voice Eating My Words: Cliff’s picks for best eats by Atlanta neighborhood
What follows are some of my favorites in some of our city’s neighborhoods. Atlanta’s restaurant growth remains in manic overdrive. At this point, finding a good restaurant requires no more effort than throwing a dart at a map. What does take effort is getting there in this traffic-knotted city with inadequate parking. Uber and Lyft […] The post Eating My Words: Cliff’s picks for best eats by Atlanta neighborhood appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 07, 2017
LGBT Atlanta Best Bets for Dec. 8 – 21 | Georgia Voice LGBT Atlanta Best Bets for Dec. 8 – 21
Friday, Dec. 8 – Saturday, Dec. 9 The Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus rings in the holiday season with “Bells, Babs and Beyond,” featuring handbells, Barbra Streisand songs and holiday favorites made popular by the chorus over the years, featuring AGMC’s acclaimed string quartet and the Handbell Choir of Morningside Presbyterian Church, 8 p.m. on Friday […] The post LGBT Atlanta Best Bets for Dec. 8 – 21 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 07, 2017
News Briefs: Snow on the way; new O4W apartments; Georgia Gives results | Atlanta INtown News Briefs: Snow on the way; new O4W apartments; Georgia Gives results
Weather forecasters are predicting a rain/snow mix across metro Atlanta on Friday morning. According to WSB, there could be an inch or less across the metro, but because of temperatures being above freezing it will be constantly melting. It’s uncertain whether any schools will be closed, so stay tuned. Biznow reports that Crescent Communities has… The post News Briefs: Snow on the way; new O4W apartments; Georgia Gives results appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 07, 2017
Theatre Review: ‘Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley’ at Theatrical Outfit | Atlanta INtown Theatre Review: ‘Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley’ at Theatrical Outfit
There are rare times in the theatrical firmament when everything comes together: a perfect storm, you might say, of acting, writing, and directing. I witnessed one in October when I journeyed to Denver to see a revolutionary production of “Macbeth.” I wondered, How long will I have to wait to see such an evening in… The post Theatre Review: ‘Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley’ at Theatrical Outfit appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 07, 2017
Unicorn treats, rolled ice cream and other 2018 predictions for trendiest food | Georgia Voice Unicorn treats, rolled ice cream and other 2018 predictions for trendiest food
Artisan baked goods, hazy New England IPAs, poké bowls, farm-to-table restaurants — all food trends embraced wholeheartedly by Atlanta’s culinary scene and foodies alike. As 2017 rolls to a close, social media addicts look to what the next Instagram-worthy item is for 2018. There are more than 154,000 Instagram posts hashtagged #UnicornFrappuccino following the national […] The post Unicorn treats, rolled ice cream and other 2018 predictions for trendiest food appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 07, 2017
5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 7 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 7
1. Australian parliament gave the official OK to marriage equality, legalizing it and then breaking into song for good measure. 2. The gay man who was refused a marriage license by Kentucky court clerk Kim Davis in 2015 returned to the Rowan County courthouse — this time to file paperwork to run for Davis’ seat. […] The post 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 7 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 07, 2017
‘Cabbage contraband’ confiscated at GA state prison | News Radio 1067 ‘Cabbage contraband’ confiscated at GA state prison
The Georgia Department of Corrections intercepted a shipment of “cabbage contraband” during a shakedown at a state prison Wednesday. CERT officers at Ware State Prison noticed something strange about a bag of cabbage, and when they searched inside the leafy greens they realized they had been hollowed out and stuffed with contraband. The paraphernalia included […]
News Radio 1067 | December 07, 2017
DeKalb County Police: Man killed in road rage shooting | News Radio 1067 DeKalb County Police: Man killed in road rage shooting
DeKalb County Police are investigating a deadly road rage incident late Wednesday night. Just before midnight, investigators said a 22-year-old driver cut off another vehicle on Columbia Drive, and someone inside the other vehicle started shooting. The victim died instantly, according to police. He veered off the road and into a house. Police said two […]
News Radio 1067 | December 07, 2017
Business Briefs: New retail shops open around Intown and more | Atlanta INtown Business Briefs: New retail shops open around Intown and more
Synovus Bank has opened a new branch at the Station R apartment complex and retail center at 144 Moreland Ave., across the street from the Edgewood Retail District. Kroger’s Atlanta Division recently donated 17 pallets of apparel and shoes to the United Way of Greater Atlanta. The donation will support the United Way as it continues… The post Business Briefs: New retail shops open around Intown and more appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 07, 2017
759 Votes: Too Close to Call Atlanta’s Race For Mayor | Atlanta Tribune 759 Votes: Too Close to Call Atlanta’s Race For Mayor
Democrat  Keisha Lance Bottoms faced independent Mary Norwood in Tuesday’s nonpartisan runoff to succeed Mayor Kasim Reed, who was term limited from seeking re-election. The distance between the two candidates for the city’s 60th mayor was razor thin by the night’s end, with 100 percent of precincts reporting and the two candidates both at 50...
Atlanta Tribune | December 06, 2017
0 for 3: Trio of LGBT candidates lose in metro Atlanta runoffs | Georgia Voice 0 for 3: Trio of LGBT candidates lose in metro Atlanta runoffs
Alex Wan, Keisha Waites and De’Andre Pickett all lost in their respective runoff races on Tuesday, dashing hopes of having LGBT people in crucial positions on the city, county and statewide level. Alex Wan was bested by fellow Atlanta City Councilmember Felicia Moore in the race for Atlanta City Council president, 55 percent to 45 […] The post 0 for 3: Trio of LGBT candidates lose in metro Atlanta runoffs appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 06, 2017
Holiday Treats: Satisfy your sweet tooth with these delicious goodies | Atlanta INtown Holiday Treats: Satisfy your sweet tooth with these delicious goodies
This holiday season, as we all come together over shared dinners, cozy up in front of roaring fireplaces, and express our appreciation for one another, it’s the perfect time of year to indulge in some seriously tasty sweet desserts. Edible items can also make unique gifts for those who are hard to shop for and… The post Holiday Treats: Satisfy your sweet tooth with these delicious goodies appeared first on Atlanta INtown Paper.
Atlanta INtown | December 06, 2017
Bottoms declares victory in Atlanta Mayor’s race; Norwood asks for recount | News Radio 1067 Bottoms declares victory in Atlanta Mayor’s race; Norwood asks for recount
It came down to a little more than 700 votes at the end of Tuesday and the end of a long, hard battle fought between two candidates vying to become Atlanta’s next mayor. Keisha Lance Bottoms declared victory just minutes into Wednesday morning, going on stage at her campaign party at the same time as […]
News Radio 1067 | December 06, 2017
Atlanta’s Complete General, Municipal and Special Election Results | Atlanta Tribune Atlanta’s Complete General, Municipal and Special Election Results
The City of Atlanta Municipal Clerk has posted unofficial results from yesterday’s runoff here: https://www.atlantaga.gov/…/2017-city…/2017-election-results.   The certified results will also be posted to the same page once they are received in the coming days. Check back for updates.      
Atlanta Tribune | December 06, 2017
5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 6 | Georgia Voice 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 6
1. The hills are alive with the sound of wedding bells. In a constitutional court ruling announced yesterday, Austria became the 16th European nation to grant marriage equality for all its citizens. The court recommended that marriage rights be opened to all same-sex couples beginning in 2019. 2. Lexington, Kentucky, Mayor Jim Gray has announced […] The post 5 LGBT things you need to know today, Dec. 6 appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 06, 2017
Bottoms declares victory as Norwood asks for recount in Atlanta mayoral race | Georgia Voice Bottoms declares victory as Norwood asks for recount in Atlanta mayoral race
Keisha Lance Bottoms declared victory in Tuesday’s Atlanta mayoral race but her opponent Mary Norwood is demanding a recount. Bottoms bested Norwood by a mere 759 votes in the runoff election according to unofficial returns, surely giving Norwood déjà vu as she lost to Mayor Kasim Reed in 2009 by 714 votes. “We just don’t know,” […] The post Bottoms declares victory as Norwood asks for recount in Atlanta mayoral race appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 06, 2017
Keisha Lance Bottoms Declares Victory as Atlanta’s New Mayor | Atlanta Tribune Keisha Lance Bottoms Declares Victory as Atlanta’s New Mayor
Keisha Lance Bottoms is declaring victory this morning as Atlanta’s 60th mayor in a contentious runoff race that gave her a slim margin of 759 votes over her opponent Mary Norwood. Norwood has requested a recount of the election that grabbed headlines around the country as race became the overarching theme of the contest to...
Atlanta Tribune | December 06, 2017
Jen Jordan beats anti-LGBT Facebook poster Jaha Howard in state Senate race | Georgia Voice Jen Jordan beats anti-LGBT Facebook poster Jaha Howard in state Senate race
Attorney Jen Jordan beat Vinings dentist Jaha Howard, a fellow Democrat, 64 to 36 percent in the state Senate District 6 race on Tuesday. Howard came under fire in October after the revelation of anti-LGBT and misogynistic Facebook posts he made from 2011 to 2014. The district covers parts of Northwest Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Marietta, […] The post Jen Jordan beats anti-LGBT Facebook poster Jaha Howard in state Senate race appeared first on Georgia Voice - Gay & LGBT Atlanta News.
Georgia Voice | December 06, 2017
2017 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES: William Stanley III and Ivenue Love-Stanley | Atlanta Tribune 2017 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES: William Stanley III and Ivenue Love-Stanley
By Jacqueline Holness It would seem by design that William J. Stanley III, the first black graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology’s College of Architecture, and Ivenue Love-Stanley, who would become the first black woman to graduate from the College of Architecture at Georgia Tech, met on his last day and her first day on...
Atlanta Tribune | December 05, 2017
Atlanta heads to the polls to decide on new mayor | News Radio 1067 Atlanta heads to the polls to decide on new mayor
Atlanta residents are heading to the polls Tuesday in what could be a historic mayoral election. Voters in Tuesday’s runoff for Atlanta mayor are deciding between Mary Norwood and Keisha Lance Bottoms. If Norwood wins, Atlanta would have its first-ever white female mayor. If Bottoms wins, Atlanta would continue what has been called the city’s […]
News Radio 1067 | December 05, 2017