ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks a sharp turnabout for the city’s second Black woman executive who months ago was among those President Joe Biden considered for his running mate.
Today being May 1, we’re due for a spring cleaning, so here are some observations that have been piling up.
Seven mayors from Northeast Tennessee counties, including Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable, recently met with Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and other state leaders to discuss the region’s needs and opportunities, according to a statement from Washington County, Tennessee.
The mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota, on Tuesday reflected on the conviction of former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin for murder and manslaug…
I never got to meet Jim Baxley in person. Jim was the editor of the Bristol Herald Courier for many years. He wrote a weekly column titled “Consider This.” One of Jim’s favorite topics was kindness. He wrote about it often. He even proposed a national day for celebrating it.
“[My] reaction is that the language [in the post] was harmful and I've heard from many community members who are survivors of sexual assault and sexual violence who found the language triggering and harmful.”
Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for an additional investigation following reports that a longtime adviser to Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been contac…
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says Gov. Andrew Cuomo has engaged in a pattern up coverups and lies.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the governor was no longer fit to do his job amid reports of a sixth sexual misconduct cla…
When President Joe Biden announced the U.S. will rejoin the Paris Climate Accord, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted: “President Biden indicates that he’s more interested in the views of the citizens of Paris than in the jobs of the citizens of Pittsburgh.” Here’s the problem with that.
ABINGDON, Va. — Abingdon’s long-awaited sports complex is slated for completion by the end of the year, said Town Manager Jimmy Morani. Quesenberry’s of Big Stone Gap, Virginia, has been given the green light with to start construction as the spring weather arrives, Morani said.
Trump has GOP senators under a shadow of fear. How many have received death threats from Trumpists who still believe the election was stolen? Voting to acquit might save their skin for now but if it leaves us all open to future threats, what have we allowed our country to become?
Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable has agreed to work to improve his communication with the County Commission, following complaints from one commissioner that he was not sharing crucial information and calls for more transparency from others.
The Mayor of St. Petersburg has slammed 50 Cent, calling the rapper "stupid" for staging a pre-Super Bowl party.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has authorized state police to investigate Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney and his administration's work to take down the city's Confederate monuments last year, a special prosecutor confirmed Friday morning.