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A. Reginald Eaves, 1934-2015, !Presente! (UPDATE 1)

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(APN) ATLANTA — Former Fulton County Commissioner A. Reginald Eaves, 81, has passed away.  He was an activist, an elected official, and a journalist for People TV.   Mr. Eaves served as Fulton County Commissioner from 1979 to 1987, and was the first Black person to serve as Public Safety Commissioner for the City of Atlanta, from 1974 to 1978. […]

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Help for Low-Income Atlantans Hangs in Balance as Congress Stalls

  (APN) ATLANTA — Inaction by the US Congress to make funding decisions regarding programs critical to Atlanta’s low-income families–particularly LIHEAP and CSBG–means that even more families than usual this year are facing lack of heating and/or homelessness. The Low-Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funds heating assistance payments for low-income families. The Fulton-Atlanta Community Action Authority (FACAA), an organization which […]

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Georgia Power Charging Late Fees on LIHEAP Payments

(APN) ATLANTA — Georgia Power is assessing late fees to customers across the State of Georgia who are approved for heating assistance through the federal Low-Income Heating and Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) program, during a six week processing time that it takes for the government funds to post. APN has previously reported on the LIHEAP program in Georgia, where Cobb County […]

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