NAMI Walk raises awareness, support for mental illnesses
by Nicole Dow
October 22, 2014 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Georgia chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness will host its 10th annual Atlanta fundraising walk Nov. 1 at Piedmont Park, adding a new 5K race component to the event this year. “[The 5K] was something we’ve been hearing people wanting to be a part of,” said Marc Gibbons, state walk coordinator with the chapter. He said adding the race also expands the event’s reach to the general running community and not just to those who already know about the alliance or are ment...
UPDATED; State releases early voting numbers
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 5:03 P.M. WITH UPDATED EARLY VOTING NUMBERS) The Georgia secretary of state’s office Friday released a summary of early voting data for the Nov. 4 general election. Early voting ...
Oct 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: Addressing hunger in Atlanta: How all can help
The statistics on those in need in Georgia are sobering: 18.9 percent of residents — and 28.1 percent of children — are food insecure, meaning they don’t know where their next meal is coming from, ...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Public Schools names new chief academic officer
The Atlanta Board of Education Monday voted to accept Superintendent Meria J. Carstarphen’s recommendation to hire Carlton D. Jenkins as chief academic officer for Atlanta Public Schools. The chief...
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 1063809 views | 0 0 comments | 691 691 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?