Closer Look with Rose Scott

Mircosoft halts plan to develop 90 acres in Grove Park; Mild recession expected in 2023; Morris Brown receives new funding; HBCUs marching bands prepare to battle

February 3, 2023

Less than one year after announcing plans to develop 90 acres of land in Atlanta’s Grove Park neighborhood, Microsoft is halting its plans. Rose reports the latest.


Jeff Humphreys, the director of Economic Forecasting at UGA’s Terry College of Business, talks with show host Rose Scot about the findings of the 2023 Georgia Economic Outlook.


Plus, WABE education reporter Martha Dalton discusses a nearly $3 million grant that Sen. Jon Ossoff help secure for Morris Brown College.

Lastly, Tom Grabowski, the founder of the HBCU All-Star Battle of the Bands, discusses how the competition will support high school and college students. 

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