Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin calls a hold on major contract bidding Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin believes that the city of Atlanta should hold off on major contract bidding unless it is absolutely necessary because of the ongoing federal corruption investigation on City Hall. ” I’m calling for a hold on major contract bidding […]

Atlanta Mayoral Debate tonight at Georgia Tech Ferst Center In Atlanta the issues of gentrification, the lack of jobs in certain zip codes, education and crime are leading recent mayoral debates.  Early voting starts next week and Atlanta residents can begin casting votes for a new Mayor.  Listen to MAJIC 107.5/ 97.5 and follow us […]

Atlanta must elect a new mayor this November Tomorrow is the last day to register to vote for the upcoming November elections.  This election is very important for Atlanta, the city will elect a new Mayor, so far current Mayor Kasim Reed hasn’t endorsed any of the candidates but he says he plans to do […]

Mandalay Bay Mass Shooting Las Vegas police say at least 50 people were killed last night when a shooter opened fire at a outdoor Country Music festival.  The shooter has been identified as a area resident Stephen Paddock, 64 and there is no information yet about his motive.  This is the deadliest mass shooting in […]

DeKalb County may need a new sheriff DeKalb County may have to look for a new sheriff, yesterday the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council voted to revoke Sheriff Jeffrey Mann certification because of that Piedmont Park incident.  Mann has 30 days to appeal this without certification Sheriff Mann can’t remain in office.   […]

Widespread power outages in metro Atlanta Not only are homes in the dark because of the widespread power outages, but many traffic lights at intersections are out too and that’s leading to an increase number of accidents.  Police say when you come to an intersection where the traffic light is not working, treat it like […]

Hurricane Irma affects metro Atlanta area Three people in Georgia lost their lives and more than 1 million are without power because of Hurricane Irma.  Georgia Power has 3,400 workers responding to the outages.  As of this morning, storm debris is on many of the roadways, gusty winds are still lingering and that will slow […]

Hurricane Irma Is Now A Category 5 Strength South Florida and Puerto Rico is on high alert as Hurricane Irma gains strength in the Atlantic Ocean and moves closer to land.  Hurricane Irma is now a category 5 with wind speeds strength up to 175 mph   Trump has decided to end DACA Hundreds of […]

Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed to decide fate of Confederate-Themed Monuments Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says the city will examine whether or  not to take down any confederate monuments or rename streets such as Confederate Avenue, this decision is in consideration after civil right leaders urge the Mayor to take down any symbols of confederacy after […]

Alt right plan rally in Atlanta According to CNN the alt right and white supremacist are planning marches in 9 major cities this weekend and Atlanta is one of them.  Chief Erica Shields says her officers will be ready if there are any problems.     Solar eclipse preparation People are getting ready for Monday’s […]

Georgia NAACP chapter wants confederate monuments removed The debate over taking down Confederate memorials is heating up.  The violent demonstration in Charlottesville, VA is leading Georgia’s NAACP to ask Governor Deal to pull all symbols of the confederacy from state property in Georgia, starting with the Confederate monument in downtown Decatur and ending in Stone […]

Metro Atlanta’s Population Boom New numbers show Metro Atlanta’s population is growing.  The ten county region added more than 78,000 new residents between April of last year and April 2017.  Fulton County had the most growth, followed by Gwinnet and Cobb.   Big Boi gives service puppy to girl paralyzed in drive by shooting A […]