“When he got off the phone he said to me, ‘What do you think about seven?,” Jessaka said.  “I said, ‘A 7-year-old?’ He said, ‘Well, there is a 7-year-old, but no… seven children’” visit main articleRead More →

I-85 will return to normal by Monday morning and may re-open this weekend.  State officials led by Gov. Nathan Deal made that welcome announcement Wednesday, visit main articleRead More →

Gov. Nathan Deal has confirmed that the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association sent him a letter calling for an investigation into DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann, after he was arrested for exposing himself in Piedmont Park over the weekend. visit main articleRead More →

Randall Woodfin says it’s his turn now. The 35-year-old is the newest rising political voice in Birmingham, Alabama, a city remembered for its deep and impactful connection to the civil rights movement.  Birmingham is now grappling with its future, as a site for new economic development and cultural rebirth. Woodfin, a Morehouse grad, trained lawyer and former school board president, is challenging incumbent Mayor William A. Bell Sr. this summer. Woodfin says the “old guard” should step aside so a new generation can step up to the plate. He has recently caught the attention of The Collective PAC, a new political action committee recruiting and supporting the next generation ofRead More →

Is Donald Trump a madman like Kim Jong Un, or does he just play one on TV? To put it another way: is the president dumb, insane, or is he trying to throw the game — the game in this case being his presidency —to avoid impeachment or, even worse, jail? There are rumblings from Republicans and Democrats alike that President Trump has been acting peculiar and unhinged lately, even by his own standards. People are concerned about his rambling and incoherent speeches. Trump just gave a bizarre, awkward interview with CBS, in which he cut things short after the interviewer repeatedly asked him questionsRead More →

BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — The White House has fired its chief usher, the person responsible for managing the residence, staff and overseeing events. No reason was given for Angella Reid’s dismissal. Two White House officials confirmed that Reid, hired in late 2011, had been let go. The officials requested anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss personnel matters publicly. Reid was the first woman and second African-American to hold the post. She oversaw daily operations at the 132-room mansion and its staff of over 90 plumbers, electricians, butlers, cooks and others. The chief usher coordinates closely with the first family, and helps ensure thingsRead More →