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Ga. Connections Academy accepting students for 2014-15 school year

Ga. Connections Academy accepting students for 2014-15 school year

(WXIA) -- A few seats are still available at Georgia Connections Academy for the 2014-15 school year.

Georgia Connections Academy is a virtual K-12 public school that allows students to learn at their own pace. It is fully accredited and open to all school-age Georgia children.

"We are enrolling 1,000 additional students across all grade levels for the coming academic year," lead principal Heather Robinson said in a release. "We have a waiting list as we open enrollment, so we encourage parents to get their applications in now."

Georgia Connections Academy will hold a number of information sessions across the state for parents who want to know more. Additional enrollment information is available at connectionsacademy.com/georgia-virtual-school.

Upcoming information sessions in the Atlanta area include:

The Artist’s Inspiration: An artist lecture by Renée Stout, Feb. 16

ATLANTA -- Spelman College Museum of Fine Art will host an artist lecture with Renée Stout in conjunction with the new exhibition Renée Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman, Sunday, Feb. 16 at 3 p.m. Stout will discuss the people, places, and things that influenced the works featured in the exhibition.

The African-derived folk beliefs of hoodoo and conjuring are explored in Renée Stout: Tales of the Conjure Woman. Featuring Stout’s multimedia works, the exhibition, on view through May 17, 2014, brings together painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, glassblowing, installation, and compelling storytelling.

Commissioner Bill Edwards announces information and civic engagement session

Commissioner Bill Edwards announces information and civic engagement session

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Fulton County Commissioner William “Bill” Edwards has announced an information and civic engagement session on the future of south Fulton County.

Topics that will be discussed include incorporation, annexation and current legislation.

The session will be Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Body of Christ Church International, which is located at 3650 Flat Shoals Road in College Park.

MARTA reschedules Adamsville Workforce Development bus operator recruitment

MARTA reschedules Adamsville Workforce Development bus operator recruitment

ATLANTA -- MARTA has rescheduled bus operator recruitment from Friday, Jan. 31 to Friday, Feb. 7 at Fulton County’s Adamsville Workforce Development Office.

The deadline for completion of customer service assessments has been moved to Wednesday, Feb. 5. Adamsville is located at 3700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Before visiting Adamsville, all applicants must take the following steps:

Adamsville Workforce Development to host MARTA bus operator recruitment

Adamsville Workforce Development to host MARTA bus operator recruitment

ATLANTA -- The Office of Workforce Development in the Adamsville Regional Health Center will host MARTA for bus operator recruitment.

The recruitment will be held on Friday, Jan 31. Recruiters are seeking full-time bus operators. Attendees will have the opportunity to talk with MARTA human resources personnel about the position.

Adamsville is located at 3700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Business attire is required to participate in the recruitment.

Before visiting Adamsville, all applicants must take the following steps:

MOJO's Motown Eatery thanks everyone who attended 1-year anniversary celebration

MOJO's Motown Eatery thanks everyone who attended 1-year anniversary celebration

ATLANTA -- This past Sunday, MOJO's Motown Eatery's friends, fans, media and Atlanta's elite came out to support their first successful year of business.

Owner Mario thanked all the guests who came out and the customers who purchased the unforgettable burgers throughout the year.

Special thanks to Stacks Magazine, BE Magazine, Sharlinda and Sabrina Rowe, Khadijia Rowe, Young LA, Nicci Gilbert, Devin Michaels, Jasijah and several Atlanta socialites.

Special thanks to sponsors: Sassy Girl Pies, Lush Cakes, Exclusiv Vodka, PZI Jeans, Jay Productions, Reinchild PR and Cupcake Sweet.

Photo Credits: Stacks Magazine

2 Workforce Development offices to host taxamize accounting recruitments

2 Workforce Development offices to host taxamize accounting recruitments

ATLANTA -- The Fulton County Office of Workforce Development will host taxamize accounting recruitments at the Adamsville Regional Health Center and the South Fulton Career Center. Taxamize is seeking tax preparers with “great attitude and a hard work ethic.”

Adamsville will host the first recruitment on Friday, Jan. 17, with the information session beginning at 10 a.m. The interviewing sessions are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Adamsville is located at 3700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW.

The second taxamize recruitment will be held Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the South Fulton Career Center located at 5710 Stonewall Tell Road, Suite 160 in College Park. The information session begins at 10 a.m. and interviewing sessions will begin at 11 a.m.  In order to attend the 10 a.m. information sessions, applicants should arrive by 9:45 a.m. for pre-registration. All applicants are expected to “dress for success” with business attire.