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...
Johnson challenging Hill for District 6 Senate seat
Democratic candidate Antron Johnson, a business owner seeking political office for the first time, will challenge District 6 State Sen. Hunter Hill for his seat in the Nov. 4 general election. The ...
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Deal staffer dies in Ga. 400 wreck
A 25-year-old Roswell man who worked for Gov. Nathan Deal died in a wreck on Ga. 400 near Interstate 285 in Sandy Springs Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release from Deal’s office, Maret "M...
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    Elected officials and college degrees
    Apr 04, 2014 | 1048264 views | 0 0 comments | 682 682 recommendations | email to a friend | print

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