On Tuesday Reed filed official paperwork to enter the field of candidates which includes City Councilman Antonio Brown, Atlanta attorney Sharon Gay, and Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore. 

Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore, & Councilman Andre Dickens advances to the Atlanta Mayoral runoff. https://www.instagram.com/p/CV0AdJErr2x/ Councilman Andre Dickens was able to defeat the former mayor Kasim Reed to advance to his next opponent, Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore. Now it comes down to Andre Dickens and Felicia Moore. Whichever party wins will […]

One of the most beloved cultural moments in the south is returning. FreakNik is officially coming back to Atlanta this year. As spotted on The Grio the legendary event series will live again. The Atlanta-Journal Constitution is reporting that FreakNik will occur over a span of three days in Atlanta, Georgia during the fall. Already confirmed for […]

Keisha Lance Bottoms, the mayor of Atlanta, just announced that the city reached its goal of raising a whopping $50 million to provide housing for the homeless. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). According to reports from Blavity, Atlanta partnered with the United […]

The city of Atlanta has raised $50 million to build houses for homeless families.

DeKalb county approves sales tax increase DeKalb county will get road improvements after the first of the year, voters approved the special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) this week that raises sales tax from 7% to 8%.  The SPLOST is expected to generate $388 million over the next six years mostly for infrastructure projects. […]

Atlanta Mayoral Debate tonight at Georgia Tech Ferst Center In Atlanta the issues of gentrification, the lack of jobs in certain zip codes, education and crime are leading recent mayoral debates.  Early voting starts next week and Atlanta residents can begin casting votes for a new Mayor.  Listen to MAJIC 107.5/ 97.5 and follow us […]

Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed to decide fate of Confederate-Themed Monuments Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says the city will examine whether or  not to take down any confederate monuments or rename streets such as Confederate Avenue, this decision is in consideration after civil right leaders urge the Mayor to take down any symbols of confederacy after […]

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed gets wish of selling Underground Atlanta. The deal was finalized Thursday morning of selling the property to a South Carolina-based property group. The group has plans of turning the Underground into a residential area and a new shopping center, which will have a grocery store. The group, called, WRS Real Estate […]

Reality has finally set in for Mary Norwood in the Atlanta mayoral race. The Independent candidate announced her concession to Democrat Keisha Lance Bottoms late Wednesday (Dec. 21), saying she will not contest the Dec. 5 runoff results despite earlier calls for a recount. Norwood lost to Bottoms by 821 votes in a race in […]

The race for Atlanta’s mayor will be close Latest polls show the race for Atlanta’s mayor will be close.  Keisha Lance Bottoms finished 1st in the November election and she insists that even though she has Mayor Kasim Reed’s backing she’ll make her own decisions. “I will be an independent mayor, I will seek the […]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcNZ0lD1ODg&feature=youtu.be Mayor Kasim Reed updates Atlanta and surrounding cities about snow storm preparations and other resources to assist in safety. “We have 100 pieces of equipment that are ready to move into action once the city has been cleared,” Reed said. “It is critical that we maintain the safety of our roadways… We expect road […]