Shelia Poole, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Shelia Poole

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Kennesaw, GA, United States

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Past articles by Shelia:

Major food donation made as Barry puts a damper on Delta Sigma Theta convention

Tropical Storm Barry may have caused the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to cut short its national conven... → Read More

Gus Thornhill Jr., community activist and funeral home owner, dies

Gus Thornhill Jr. → Read More

CDC advisory committee to review pneumonia vaccine for older adults

As CDC advisory panel meets to review pneumococcal vaccine for older adults, some groups push to keep guidelines → Read More

Some of Central Park Five, T.I., Ebenezer pastor take part in criminal justice reform efforts

Some high-profile names are taking part this week in efforts highlighting criminal justice reform. → Read More

Peabo Bryson after heart attack: ‘You can choose fear or faith’

Singer Peabo Bryson discusses life, faith and the help of Cobb County first responders after suffering a heart attack last month. → Read More

New Birth bails nonviolent offenders out of jail for fresh start

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church has raised $120,000 to provide bail for first-time, nonviolent o... → Read More

Catholic News Agency: Gregory to be named archbishop of Washington

The Catholic News Agency is reporting that Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. → Read More

#MuteRKelly co-founder: ‘This is his day of reckoning’

The co-founder of a campaign to pressure radio stations and concert venues to stop playing R. Kelly's music or booking performances reacted Friday to news that prosecutors in Illinois have filed criminal sexual abuse charges against Kelly. → Read More

Mostly Mutts gears up for annual flea market fundraiser

Mostly Mutts, will kick off its 11th annual flea market to benefit homeless animals. → Read More

Join Nappy Roots for release of new craft beer, “Kentucky Mud”

Let’s start with the name of the new beer by Grammy-nominated Nappy Roots. Kentucky Mud. → Read More

Atlanta services set for McKinley Young, AME bishop and former pastor at Mount Bethel

A memorial service will be held Saturday in Atlanta for African Methodist Episcopal Church Seni... → Read More

Lecrae, Koryn Hawthorne join Super Bowl Gospel Celebration lineup

Atlanta rapper Lecrae and “Unstoppable” singer Koryn Hawthorne have joined the lineup for the 20th annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration. → Read More

Edward Long shares feelings about not being named to lead New Birth

Edward Long, a minister and elder at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, on Sunday delivered a movi... → Read More

9 things to know about New Birth pastor Jamal Bryant

Jamal Bryant was named the new senior pastor at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. Here are some things to know. → Read More

CDC still on the hunt for answers to AFM, a polio-like illness

Where Orlando Turns First For Breaking News, Weather, and Traffic → Read More

Ebenezer to host election eve ‘Get Out the Vote’ prayer rally

Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta will host an election eve prayer rally featuring Senior Pastor Ra... → Read More

Here piggy, piggy: Nextdoor site lights up with swine sightings

On the Nextdoor West Cobb: Hillgrove social network, there’s usually no shortage of postings a... → Read More

Here’s how you can help victims of Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael roared ashore in Florida and continued its path of destruction through parts of Ge... → Read More

Funeral arrangements set for daughter of James Brown

Funeral arrangements have been set for Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of iconic singer James Br... → Read More

Venisha Brown fought addiction but never lost her faith, say sisters

Venisha Brown always amazed people with her dancing skills.Of all the children of the “Godfather of Soul” she’s the one who could most closely mimic the incredible dancing skills of her famous father, James Brown.“She was very, very, very talented,” said her sister, Deanna Brown Thomas. → Read More