Voters approve renewal of school sales tax

Voters approve renewal of school sales tax

Voters in both Fulton and DeKalb County have approved the renewal of an existing Special Purpose Local-Option Sales Tax for education, or E-SPLOST. Together, the taxes are projected to raise more than $2 billion for local schools. At 11 p.m., more than 20,000 had voted yes, while 5,600 had voted no in Fulton County. In DeKalb, the […]

Atlanta selected to host Super Bowl in 2019

Atlanta selected to host Super Bowl in 2019

Atlanta has been selected as host city for Super Bowl LIII in 2019. The game will be played at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Downtown, which is set to open in June 2017. Atlanta and New Orleans made the final ballot for 2019 as NFL owners voted in Charlotte, NC. The owners are also selecting […]

Election Day: Education sales tax renewal, party primaries on ballots today

Election Day: Education sales tax renewal, party primaries on ballots today

It’s Election Day in Georgia again, and polls are open until 7 p.m. to cast ballots in several party primaries, nonpartisan races, and a vote on whether to renew the sales tax to fund education. You can see sample ballots at this link for a look at the races in Fulton County. Sample ballots for DeKalb […]

News Briefs: City officials ousted; PARKAtlanta gets the boot; Atlanta City Studio

News Briefs: City officials ousted; PARKAtlanta gets the boot; Atlanta City Studio

Mayor Kasim Reed discussed the dismissal of two high-ranking city officials on May 20 during a press conference Monday morning, according to CBS46. “The decisions we made together Friday are about the future,” Reed said. The Mayor would not go into detail regarding the decision to terminate Department of Watershed Management head JoAnn Macrina and Hartsfield-Jackson Airport […]

Read the June digital edition of INtown today!

Read the June digital edition of INtown today!

In the June issue, we focus on Atlanta’s new prominence as a technology hub. We lead off with a story on the revamp of Downtown’s historic Flatiron Building into Flatiron City – an innovative “Next Gen” collaborative workspace that includes the nation’s second Microsoft Innovation Center. We also catch up with Kate Atwood, who is […]

Video: Colony Square reveals new redesign plans

Video: Colony Square reveals new redesign plans

North American Properties (NAP) and local branding firm Imbibe have unveiled a new video showing a reimagined Colony Square in Midtown. Describing the new look as “urbane” in a media statement, NAP also announced that it has enlisted New York City-based Beyer Blinder Belle in collaboration with Atlanta-based Lord Aeck Sargent as the architectural design […]

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