She Inspired the movie "Hidden Figures" about the racially segregated NASA unit that calculated rocket trajectories
SCAD Fashion ShowThe future of fashion
12-Year-Old Graduates With Associates DegreeCaleb Anderson graduated from Chattahoochee Technical College with an associates degree.
Family of Deceased Fulton County Jail Inmate Files Wrongful Death LawsuitThe family of Tyrique Tookes, the 18-year-old who died in 2019 while in custody at the Fulton County Jail, announced that they have filed a lawsuit against those responsible for his medical care.
Georgia Fuel Shortage Continues As Colonial Pipeline Restarts OperationsLines of cars waiting to fuel up at gas stations are becoming an all too familiar sight, days after a cyber attack forced a shut down of the Colonial Pipeline, creating a fuel shortage in several states, including Georgia
Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack: Gov. Kemp Temporarily Suspends Gas TaxFollowing a ransomware attack that took a major east coast pipeline that runs through Atlanta offline, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed an executive order temporarily suspending the state gas tax.
Gov. Kemp Reflects On Key 2022 FY Budget Items During Statewide TourGovernor Brian Kemp’s Statewide 2022 Budget Tour took off at Epps Aviation in Atlanta. The tour included stops in Columbus, Valdosta and Augusta.
Fulton County DA Files Notice To Seek Death Penalty Against Atlanta Spa Shooting SuspectThe suspect in the shootings that left eight people dead at three Atlanta-area Asian spas, Robert Aaron Long, has been indicted on murder charges, with prosecutors seeking the death penalty for hate crimes targeting the sex and race of the victims.
Georgia's Citizen's Arrest Law Is RepealedGovernor Brian Kemp signed HB 479 into law, revoking Georgia's Citizen's Arrest law.
Focus Atlanta - Families FirstFamilies First will celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month with a block party on May 15th.
Focus Atlanta - Sound It Out TogetherThe Sound It Out Together campaign uses music to connect with kids about their mental health needs.
Focus Atlanta - Mental Health Awareness MonthDr. Alfie Breland-Noble introduces the Sound It Out Together campaign launched by the Ad Council to help parents navigate challenges with children.
Focus Atlanta - Art on the BeltlineThe 2021 Call for Artists is happening now for Art on the Beltline.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Won't Seek ReelectionLate Thursday night Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that she will not seek reelection this year. She held a press conference on Friday to give further details.
Blaze Destroys Three Norcross BusinessesAn overnight fire damaged businesses at strip center on the corner of Norcross Tucker Rd and Oakwood Circle.
Rayshard Brooks Family Attorney Responds To Civil Board's Decision To Reinstate Garrett RolfeGarrett Rolfe, the former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy's parking lot, was wrongly terminated, the Atlanta Civil Service Board has ruled.
Atlanta Mayor Addresses Violent Crimes, Shooting Death Of 15-Year-Old GirlMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms held a press conference Tuesday at Atlanta Police Department (APD) Headquarters to address crime, following a violent weekend of 12 shootings and four homicides.
C5 Georgia To Host Annual Drive For Youth Golf ClassicAfter cancelling last year's event due to the pandemic, the C5 Georgia Youth Foundation is planning its 8th Annual Drive For Youth Golf Classic on May 24, 2021, at the Country Club of the South in Johns Creek.
One Douglasville Man Dead After Tornado Touches DownA tree fell causing his death
Focus Atlanta - SPRAISESpraise skin care products are now available online at Nordstrom in addition to our local Whole Foods stores.
Focus Atlanta - Little Lions Farm StandLittle Lions Earlie Education holds a farm stand where they allow local residents to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables.
Focus Atlanta - EmbarkWe discussed the ways parents can recognize mental health struggles in their children and provide adequate assistance.
Focus Atlanta - Believe Her AppDr. Shalon's Maternal Action Project has developed the Believe Her App to enhance the experience for expectant mothers of color.
Wheeler H.S. Students Continue Fight To Change Confederate School NameA group of students at Joseph Wheeler High School in Cobb County launched the Wheeler Name Change Initiative in August 2020. They say the Confederate leader’s name is a symbol of racial oppression, so they want the school renamed.
Federal Hate Crime Charges Filed In Ahmaud Arbery CaseThe three men accused of killing Arbury also face state murder charges.