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Want to be a Fulton County principal for a day?

Want to be a Fulton County principal for a day?

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Think you've got what it takes to comfort a crying kindergartner? Manage the morning carpool?

The White House Visits Powertalk

The White House Visits Powertalk

It was an exciting day on Powertalk w/ Lorraine Jacques White today, as Valerie B. Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, stopped by to chat about the American Jobs Act and how it will impact and benefit African Americans.

As you know, the African American community is the one group that has been hardest hit by the economic crisis, and despite the fact that private sector jobs have been added over the past 19 months, still, too many Americans are without work. Valerie Jarrett had a few words to say that helped to clear up the issue and let the Powertalk audience know where we’ll go from here.

Click here to listen to her conversation with WAOK’s Lorraine Jacques White!

What are your thoughts on the state of the economy? Will President Obama be able to pull out a save for African Americans and the nation as a whole? #SoundOff

Huge 90th Birthday celebration for Dr. Joseph Lowery on Sunday, 10/9

Huge 90th Birthday celebration for Dr. Joseph Lowery on Sunday, 10/9
Joseph Lowery 90th Birthday Sunday, October/09/2011, 06:00 PM Venue: ATLANTA SYMPHONY HALL
 

Atlanta Symphony Hall
October 9, 2011 at 6:00pm
Reserved Seating

HIS WORDS-OUR GIFT


Dr. Panion will conduct the Atlanta Symphony in a performance of "Reverend Dr. Joseph E.

BRIAN FRANK AMONG “BEST OF BEST” FINANCIAL ADVISORS ATTENDING BARRON’S WINNER’S CIRCLE TOP ADVISORS

BRIAN FRANK AMONG “BEST OF BEST” FINANCIAL ADVISORS ATTENDING BARRON’S WINNER’S CIRCLE TOP ADVISORS

ATLANTA, GA September 30, 2011 – Brian Frank, managing director at Premier Wealth Management Group of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, in April 2011, was one of several hundred financial advisors who were selected by their firms to attend the seventh-annual Barron’s Winner’s Circle Top Advisors Summit, hosted by Barron’s magazine to promote best practices in the industry and the value of advice to the investing public.  The invitation-only conference was held at the Waldorf Astoria, September 14-16 in Orlando, FL.

This exclusive conference is designed to promote best practices and generate new ideas across the industry.  Participants attended workshops, led by the Top 100 Financial Advisors, that explored current issues ranging from business development ideas through managing high-net-worth accounts and families to portfolio management and retirement planning.

Dr. Oz visits V103 to discuss arsenic in apple juice and the DryerBuzz has the scoop

Dr. Mehmet Oz did the rounds on morning radio and tv shows about his finding of arsenic in our the apple juice.  Immediately the FDA, CDC and other experts in the food industry took to the air waves themselves to challenge his study and findings but not necessarily fully disputing.  Dr. Oz also made a visit to an Atlanta radio station.  Watch radio… but did you put down the apple juice?

Is Marriage For White People? This Guy Thinks So!

Is Marriage For White People? This Guy Thinks So!

In case you hadn't heard, there is a controversial new book that's got the nation, or at least the Black community, in an uproar! Its title? Is Marriage For White People. Its message? Hell... WHICH ONE?!

7 named to Deal's immigration review board

7 named to Deal's immigration review board

ATLANTA -- Seven people have been appointed to a newly created board to look into complaints about state and local officials failing to comply with state laws related to immigration.

The Immigration Enforcement Review Board was created by the state's tough new law targeting illegal immigration.

Appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal are Americans for Immigration Control spokesman Phil Kent, former Fulton County GOP chairman Shawn Hanley and lawyer Ben Vinson. Appointed by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle are Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin and Coweta County Sheriff Mike Yeager. Appointed by House Speaker David Ralston are lawyer Robert Mumford and Colquitt County Commissioner Terry Clark.

The board will have the power to investigate complaints, hold hearings, subpoena documents and witnesses, and take disciplinary action.