Atlanta Gold Inc. Appoints Wm. Ernest Simmons as President and CEO of its U.S. Subsidiary, Atlanta Gold Corporation

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Atlanta Gold Inc. (TSXV: ATG; OTCQX: ATLDF) announces that Wm. Ernest Simmons, has been appointed President and CEO of the Company's subsidiary, Atlanta Gold Corporation, Idaho ("AGC") to facilitate the transition of the Atlanta Gold project from exploration through ongoing development. "Mr. Simmons, who has dual Canadian-U.S. citizenship, moved to Boise five years ago to join the Company and has contributed immeasurably to the development of the Atlanta Project and we look forward to his continued leadership," said James K. Gray, Chairman of the Board of Directors. "I would also like to thank Bill Baird for his extraordinary efforts and dedication during his tenure as President and CEO of AGC. We look forward to the Company benefiting from this change to our U.S. organization."

The changes mark important steps in the organizational development of the Company as outlined in the news release of June 20, 2012.

About the Company

Atlanta Gold Inc. holds through its 100% owned subsidiary, Atlanta Gold Corporation, leases, options or ownership interests in its Atlanta properties which comprise approximately 2,159 acres (8.74 square kilometres) located 90 air kilometers east of Boise, in Elmore County, Idaho. A long history of mining makes Atlanta very suitable for development of new mining projects.  The Company is focused on advancing its core asset, Atlanta, towards mine development and production.

To receive Company news via email, contact bren@chfir.com and mention "Atlanta Gold News" in the subject line.

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SOURCE: Atlanta Gold Inc.

For further information:

Atlanta Gold Inc.:
Wm. Ernest Simmons
President and CEO
Telephone: (208)-424-3343
Fax: 208-338-6513
Email: esimmons@atlantagold.com

Atlanta Gold Inc.
Bill Baird
Vice President and CFO
Telephone: (416) 777-0013
Fax: (416) 777-0014
E-mail: info@atgoldinc.com

CHF Investor Relations
Juliet Heading
Senior Account Manager
Telephone: (416) 868-1079 ext 239
Fax: (416) 868-6198
E-mail: juliet@chfir.com

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Atlanta Gold Inc.

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