Dr. Stephen Green Sworn In As New DeKalb County School Superintendent
DeKalb County has a new school superintendent. Dr. R. Stephen Green was sworn in Wednesday. Green was appointed to the position in June after the DeKalb Board of Education conducted a nationwide search and named him as its sole finalist. He takes...
Guilty: Suspended Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis
Sentencing for suspended Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis is set for Wednesday, July 8. A jury of 6 men and 6 women found Ellis guilty of 4 of the 9 counts against him. He was accused of forcing county vendors into contributing to his campaign. He...
Maria Boynton Reports: Lessons Learned By Michael Thurmond
Today is Michael Thurmond's last day as Superintendent of Schools in Dekalb County, Georgia's 3rd largest school district. At a recent school board meeting, Thurmond was hailed as a "Godsend" and as a "Hero" for his handling of the district in the...
What Sheriff Victor Hill Had To Say To The Congregation, When He Resurfaced After Shooting
Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is back from his trip to Israel.
We haven't seen, or heard, much of anything from Hill since the shooting back on May 3, in which he critically wounded a woman at a model home in Lawrenceville. He was...
A. Reginald Eaves: Atlanta Turns Out To Remember Its "Modern Day Moses"
Asaph Reginald Eaves was Atlanta's first Public Safety Commissioner and a Fulton County Commissioner. The uncle of current Fulton County Commission chairman John Eaves, died on June 9, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 81.
A. Reginald Eaves was...
Amanda Davis Says "Don't Count Me Out"
Amanda Davis, the longtime Atlanta television journalist who was recently hit with another DUI charge, has a message, "don't count me out." Davis was at Ebenezer Baptist Church Friday attending a memorial service. She looked well enough to tackle...
Same-Sex Couples Get Married In Atlanta: U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban
Same-sex couples lined up at the Fulton County courthouse Friday to get licenses permitting them to be married. They cheered the ruling earlier in the day by the U.S. Supreme Court that expands same-sex marriage to all 50 states. Emma Foulkes and...
Eugene Brooks On "The Clementa Pinckney I Knew"
Clementa and I met at the University of South Carolina, where we were classmates, and we served in the State House of Representatives for South Carolina as pages. We rose through the ranks to become house bill readers on the state house floor with...
Atlanta Lawmakers Applaud Supreme Court Ruling On The Affordable Care Act
The U.S. Supreme Court, for the second time, has upheld the Affordable Care Act. President Barack Obama, after learning of the decision said "After a presidential election based, in part, on preserving or repealing this law, after multiple challenges...
Gucci Mane Still Without a Prison Release Date
Despite rumors swirling that the rapper would be freed early next month, there's no prison release date for Gucci Mane.