Some state lawmakers say it’s time you have all the facts about Georgia’s budget and how your money is spent. Representative Roger Bruce says,Georgia has a budget of $20 billion dollars to work with, so he and others are questioning the necessity to reduce social programs for the poor while at the same time requiring […]

The Atlanta Workforce Development Agency is hosting a job fair this morning , March 22, 2011, from 8 am until 11 am. You’ve still got time to dress to impress, grab some resumes and meet company representatives at the AWDA office, located  818 Pollard Blvd. SW, Atlanta, GA 30315.  Positions available include: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistants, […]

You may want to tell Marta if you care. Starting tonight, the Marta Board is listening to the public on its plan to scale back the Brave shuttle. This year’s rough economy and budget cuts led to the Braves Shuttle to be cut out. But, there’s a chance it could run again before the first […]

If so, Tuesday, March 22, 2011 might be your lucky day. The Atlanta Workforce Development Agency is teaming up with area employers to recruit new hires. Please have your resumes ready and dress in interview appropriate clothing. The job fair will be at the Atlanta Workforce Development Agency, 818 Pollard Blvd. SW in Atlanta, GA […]

Mark your calender. The IRS is offering free tax assistance on Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 9 am until 2 pm. This Open House is for taxpayers who are having difficulty scheduling a visit to an IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center during normal weekday business hours.   There are many tax credits and deductions that could help […]

Or crazy baby daddy? More and more children are being raised by single parents, so it’s important that parents who are not together learn how to work together for the benefit of the kids. Come talk, laugh, and debate the issues facing single parents dealing with the other parent in a fun enlightening panel discussion. […]

The shoes, the gowns, jewelry and everything needed to make Prom Night a success!!  The “Show me the Shoes” Foundation is collecting new or lightly worn formal gowns and accessories to give to young ladies in our area going to Prom. Formal dresses can cost $200 (+). In this economy, many young ladies may not […]

Congressman David Scott has announced Scholarship Opportunities that are available for Georgia students. High school seniors, full-time undergraduate, graduate or professional school students with a minimum 2.5 grade point average can apply. First, go on-line to fill out the application and submit it to the Congressional Black Caucus office. Secondly, print out the application […]

Want to find out if area celebrities can hoop as well as they can sing, produce music, model or rap? Come to the 7th Annual Celebrity Wheelchair Basketball Jam hosted by Dream Makers Youth Foundation and Energy Fitness of America, Saturday, March 19, 2011. 7 pm until 9 pm at Campbell Middle School in Smyrna, GA. […]

The DeKalb County Government is hosting its first annual “Ballin’ for the Babies” employee basketball tournament Saturday, March 12, 2011, to raise money for the March of Dimes. This year’s goal is $30,000!   Come out and root for a good cause at the Redan Recreation Center 1839 Phillips Rd. in Lithonia, GA.  Game time […]

Need food, clothing, or health screenings? How about help understanding the complicated Medicaid Process? Come to a community fair sponsored by the Hotep Foundation of Atlanta and the Derwin Brown Masonic Lodge #599, Saturday, March 26th at the Candler Road Flea Market.  This economy has hurt many families, and more people are in need. Take […]

The best time to visit a hospital is when you’re perfectly well. Get to know the doctors and nurses at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Saturday, March 26, 2011. There’ll be fun activities for the entire family. Learn nutrition facts and how to build a better lunch.  See how difficult it really can be to text and drive […]