Sun04202014

MARTA Makes it Easy to Celebrate July 4th

Take MARTA to enjoy quick and convenient access to great July 4th events around town.  MARTA will have service available from 4:45 a.m. to 1 a.m. to accommodate the Peachtree Road

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County Says Residents Must Register To Vote By July 2

     Samuel P. Westmoreland, director of the Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections, reminds residents who intend to vote in the general primary on July 31, that the voter registration deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday, July 2. Westmoreland encourages new Fulton County residents to register to vote and recommends that all registered vot...

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Center Prepares For Groundbreaking

  Destined to solidify Atlanta’s place in civil and human rights, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights (NCCHR/The Center) recently unveiled an updated design and announced plans for its ground-breaking ceremony  on June 27.      NCCHR’s recent progress report capped off the acquisition of Phase I funding of $65 million for the Center. Inv...

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Nathan Deal Hosts UNCF Inaugural Gov.’s Luncheon

     UNCF (United Negro College Fund), the nation's largest and most effective minority education organization, announced that Gov. Nathan Deal will host and serve as the keynote speaker for UNCF's inaugural Georgia Governor's Luncheon on Thursday, June 21, from 11:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the downtown Hyatt Regency Atlanta.     Proceeds from the lu...

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King Center CEO Inspirits Mother’s Legacy

     Flashback to April 4, 1968, and you may still sense the deep dejection and overwhelming grief that permeated the African-American community on a day that will never be forgotten – the day that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. That tragic evening was also the same day that Edythe Scott Bagley, Coretta Scott King’s only sister, maile...

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