First Lady completes 900th school visit

As her husband’s time in office draws to a close, First Lady of Georgia Sandra Deal celebrated her 900th trip to a local school since 2011.  The former teacher has made childhood literacy the hallmark of her time in the Governor’s Mansion, visiting schools...

Georgia tops for robocalls

Robocalls to cell phones have become a major issue nationwide over the past year or so.  Where they were once only a problem on landlines, now Americans receive more than 4.4 billion robocalls a month, up 83% from last year.  Georgia ranks fourth among all states for...

Mailchimp invests big in local schools

Atlanta-based online marketing company Mailchimp is making a major investment in local schools.  The company this week announced ‘The Launchpad Academy’ at Clayton State University, where a curriculum that combines cloud computing, information security,...

MARTA approves expansion plan

Last week the MARTA board of directors unanimously approved a $2.7 billion expansion plan that will fund 17 projects including light rail, new bus routes, and new transit centers.  The funds come from the 2016 half-cent sales tax hike voted for by Atlantans.  There is...

Falcons flop

A much anticipated 2018 season for the Atlanta Falcons looks like it is over almost as soon as it began following the team’s blowout loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday.  Fans had high hopes for the team ahead of Atlanta hosting Super Bowl LII in February, but just 5...

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