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Georgia has partnered with police from 5 states to combat impaired driving . The annual Hands Across the Boarder campaign includes Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida.(Courtesy of Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety)

V103 News Wednesday Morning: Zero-Tolerence For Impaired Driving In Georgia

As we head into the weekend before Labor Day, which is Monday, Georgia has joined with 5 other states to combat impaired driving. It’s the annual Hands Across the Border campaign. Listen to V103 News […]

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V103 News Tuesday Morning: How Low Will Gas Prices Go?

According to fuel price information service GasBuddy.com, average gasoline prices have seen their biggest weekly drop of the year. GasBuddy says the national average fell nearly 13 cents a gallon to $2.47/gallon. Tuesday morning in […]

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V103 News Tuesday Morning: Nzinga Shaw Talks About The Atlanta Hawks, Diversity, And Inclusion.

When we spoke to Atlanta Hawks Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Nzinga Shaw back in April, she had great plans and aspirations for the organization. Tuesday morning in V103 News, we talk to Shaw about […]

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Congressman Sanford Bishop (l) spent some time with U.S. Marine aviator Lt. Gen. Frank Peterson in 2014.
(Courtesy of Cong. Sanford Bishop)

V103 News Monday Morning: He Made History Twice. Remembering Lt. Gen. Frank Peterson.

Listen to V103 News Monday Morning as Maria Boynton talks to Congressman Sanford Bishop about Retired Lieutenant General Frank Peterson. The man who made history twice died last week. He was 83.

V103–08/30/2015

Inductee Flyer 2015

National Black College Alumni Hall Of Fame Foundation: 30 Years Of Showcasing The Legacy Of HBCUs Sept. 23-27, 2015

When the 30th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend happens next month in Atlanta, National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Chairman Thomas Dortch says, “thousands are set to be dazzled.” He says that it […]

V103–08/27/2015

Photo Credit: Stephonia Taylor McLinn

Amelia Boynton Robinson: Civil Rights Icon Dies At 104.

President Barack Obama calls Amelia Boynton Robinson a “dedicated and courageous leader” who committed herself to the simple idea that everyone deserves the right to vote. The prominent civil rights activist died Wednesday. She was […]

V103–08/27/2015

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Thursday Morning In V103 News: TV Anchor Who Knew Alleged Shooter In TV Killings Tells Maria Boynton “I Am Heart Broken”.

Listen to V103 News Thursday morning for details on the following story: A television news anchor who worked with the alleged gunman in the TV news deaths today tells me that she looked at Vester […]

V103–08/26/2015

Celebrating the opening of the new Washington High School athletic training facility: (L-R) Atlanta Board of Education Member Byron Amos (District 2); Northside Hospital Chief Financial Officer Steve Hudson; Atlanta Falcons President and CEO Rich McKay; Booker T. Washington High School student athletic trainer Kaysha Hughley; Booker T. Washington High School football player Justin Hines; Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen; Atlanta Board of Education Member Eshé Collins (District 6); Atlanta Public Schools Director of Athletics Jasper E. Jewell, CMAA; and Booker T. Washington High School Principal Tasharah Wilson.(Credit: Scott Clark King, APS)

Falcons President And CEO Rich McKay Visits New APS Athletic Training Facility At Booker T. Washington High School.

Atlanta Public Schools is celebrating the opening of the new APS Athletic Training Facility at Booker T. Washington High School. On Tuesday, APS Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen welcomed Atlanta Falcons President and CEO Rich Mckay […]

V103–08/26/2015

DeKalb County School District Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen Green said that he consulted with colleagues to see what they were doing, in revising the testing calendar. Dr. Green says that he also did some research on the history in looking at the DeKalb dates. (Courtesy of the Dekalb County School District)

DeKalb County School District Revises Testing Calendar

Jewish students in the DeKalb County School system will no longer have to choose between taking standardized tests and observing the High Holidays. In announcing the change, DeKalb County School District Superintendent Dr. R. Stephen […]

V103–08/26/2015

A petition urges Atlanta-based Coca Cola to "stop sponsoring racism". It calls on the company to stop supporting events at Stone Mountain Park. (Credit: Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)

Racism And The Confederacy: Coca Cola Being Asked To Stop Sponsoring Events At Stone Mountain.

The orange banner read “Heritage of Hate: Coke stop sponsoring racism”. It was attached to balloons and was meant to obscure the face of Stone Mountain, inside the park bearing the same name, about 30 […]

V103–08/24/2015

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