Monthly Archives: January 2013

Atlanta Councilwoman Carla Smith to Seek Reelection

(APN) ATLANTA — Despite earlier information that suggested otherwise, Atlanta City Councilwoman Carla Smith (District 1) is planning to run for reelection in this year’s Municipal Elections, Atlanta Progressive News has learned. “I really love my community.  I really have the best district in the city,” Smith told APN.  District 1 includes numerous neighborhoods in Southeast Atlanta, and as part […]

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Fulton Judge Rules against Atlanta in Street Vendor Dispute

(APN) ATLANTA — Fulton County Superior Court Judge Shawn Ellen LaGrua has ruled in favor of street vendors in Atlanta who were negatively impacted by the City of Atlanta when the City entered into a contract with a private firm, U.K. – LaSalle, LLC, to manage the City’s street vendors. The case was Larry Miller and Stanley Hambrick v. City […]

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People TV CEO Demands $25K Severance as Group Restructures

(APN) ATLANTA — People TV is moving forward with a restructuring process of letting go all former employees, and rehiring new employees at lower pay.   This restructuring process was mandated by the City of Atlanta in its recent contract and funding agreement with People TV.  People TV will not receive any of its newly approved funding from the City […]

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