Democrat Alan Butkovitz has toyed with the idea of running for mayor for years. On Thursday morning, he’ll finally make it official: At the Courtyard by Marriott across the street from City Hall, the former city controller plans to announce that he’ll challenge Mayor Kenney in 2019. His campaign will attack Kenney over the city’s […]

A day after former City Representative Desiree Peterkin Bell was accused of stealing and misusing public funds through a city-run nonprofit, her name has already been scrubbed from organizations with which she had been involved. Peterkin Bell’s name was removed from the website for the state’s Advisory Commission for African American Affairs. She resigned from […]

Michigan State University's Myya D. Jones has big plans for her hometown!

Beverly Whaling, the mayor of Clay, West Virginia, has officially resigned after posting an approving comment on a racist Facebook post that compared First Lady Michelle Obama to an "ape in heels."

Bishop Secular talks about how the church hurts when mayors declare a state of emergency or put the city on lockdown, and offers some solutions for…

Douglasville residents were thrilled to see a change in the political makeup of their small, rural city last week when Rochelle Robinson was elected mayor, making her both the first female and the first Black politician to hold the seat,