Food Research and Action Center provides details about how families can receive additional resources for school aged children through the pandemic.
TAKE 3: Papa JohnsPapa John's Jack o Lantern Pizza
CVS Is Going On A Hiring SpreeThey are projecting a flood of demand during flu season.
Pfizer Is Now The Front Runner In The Race To Develop A Coronavirus VacineThe company hopes to have 100 million doses available by the end of the year.
Negotiations Between The White House And Democrats For A New Coronavirus Relief Package Are Under PressureHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi set a 48-hour deadline to work out their differences or wait until after the election. Both sides are willing to spend around two trillion dollars-- but there are disputes about how to use the money. Senate Republicans are expected to vote on a $500 billion bill Wednesday that lacks Democratic support.
Glynn County Firefighters Go Above The Call Of DutyAfter a pair of Glynn County firefighters responded to multiple calls to help a man up off the floor, they cooked him a meal! Firefighters learned the elderly man lived alone and was trying to eat-- but every time he tried to go to the kitchen he would fall. So while one fire fighter checked the man's vitals, the other cooked him an egg sandwich with a glass of orange juice! While the patient ate his breakfast, they washed his dishes and cleaned the kitchen.
Property Owners In Gwinnett County Will Get A Small Break When It Comes To Their TaxesA Cares Act grant has eliminated all fees when using a credit or debit card to pay a property tax bill. Property owners have been able to pay their tax bills since September. If you've already paid with a credit or debit card - you'll have the fee refunded to you. Taxes are due December first.
Georgia Secretary Of State Praised Voters For Setting Records TodayBrad Raffensperger said by the end of the day over 1.5 million people will have voted early either in person or through absentee voting. That's more than a 150% increase compared to the 2016 election. The secretary of state expects 2.5 million people to have voted by the end of the early election period.
President Trump Continued His Trip To Western Battleground States TodayThe campaign continues to center around the coronavirus pandemic with both candidates focusing on the topic.
The City Of Brookhaven Wants Drivers To Be More Cautious Of Pedestrians And CyclistsThe city passed a "vulnerable road user" ordinance last week. The ordinance will require drivers to maintain a distance of at least three feet from anyone I on the road who isn't driving. rivers must also yield the right of way to those people when making a turn at an intersection. The ordinance goes into effect next year.
More Cobb County Students Returned To Their Classrooms TodayThe district says about 50% of middle schools returned to their classrooms today. The other half chose to stay with remote learning. The district plans to allow high school students back to their classrooms on November 5th.
Police Arrested An Atlanta Man For Attempted Murder After His 18-Day-Old Baby Was Hospitalized With Anti-Freeze PoisoningPolice Arrested An Atlanta Man For Attempted Murder After His 18-Day-Old Baby Was Hospitalized With Anti-Freeze Poisoning. City of South Fulton Police arrested Curtis Jack after his baby was taken to children's healthcare of Atlanta Scottish Rite. Doctors found the infant tested positive for ethylene glycol, a chemical often found in automotive anti-freeze. Jack was charged with attempted murder, cruelty to children and child endangerment. The baby's condition has not been released.
Attorneys Demand City Of Atlanta Pay $16 Million For Secoriea Turner's DeathAttorneys with The Davis Bozeman and Cochran Law Firms are blaming Councilwoman Joyce Shepard, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City of Atlanta for the death of Secoriea Turner, 8. They announced their intent to file a lawsuit during a press conference on October 19, 2020.
Focus Atlanta- Plant Based PizzeriaPlant Based Pizzeria is open and ready to serve your vegan needs with great tasting food.
Focus Atlanta - Census 2020Make sure you are counted in Census 2020!
Focus Atlanta - Atlanta High School Art ExhibitionThe Annual Atlanta High School Art Exhibition will take place at Ponce City Market through October 24th.
Focus Atlanta - Tyke HikeTyke Hike provides fun educational tours of Atlanta parks for families of young children.
Family Pleads For Help To Find Missing DeKalb Co. Resident Daniel KwonAccording to a Gwinnett County Police Department (GCPD) statement, a woman jumped out of her moving car with her child during a carjacking at the Exxon Gas station at 1350 Boggs Road in Duluth on August 18.
Gwinnett County's Secret COVID WeaponGwinnett County launches "Listen To Your Mom" campaign uses motherly guilt to persuade people to communicate key steps people should take.
Pressure Mounts On Stonecrest Mayor Over Recycling CenterStonecrest mayor faces a number of allegations including extortion and illegal use of city funds.
Chase Elliott Debut A New Paint Scheme In Honor Of Breast Cancer Awareness MonthNASCAR’s next stop is at Kansas , the following week will be Texas and that is where Chase Elliott will debut this paint scheme in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a cause that Elliott takes personally.
The Atlanta Falcons Went Back To Work Today At Flowery Branch Getting Ready For The Vikings On SundayThis was the first practice with now Interim Head Coach Raheem Morris at the helm. While the team searches for a way to get that elusive first victory there is still the matter of Matt Ryan’s Future. Today Ryan spoke for the first time since the coaching change.
GBI Seizes Over 100 Kilos Of Suspected Meth In Drug RaidAfter a joint investigation with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Atlanta, police arrested five people on trafficking methamphetamine charges
Record Early Voting Pressures Georgia Election SystemAs of Wednesday morning, more than 241,000 early voters had cast their ballots. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said social distancing and having to wipe down equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to some of the long lines, and so has the limited bandwidth, because of the large turnout.
Falcons New Head CoachThe (0-5) Atlanta Falcons will visit the Minnesota Vikings this weekend and when they do, they will be led by Interim Head Coach Raheem Morris. Morris had served under Dan Quinn since 2015. Quinn along with GM Thoms Dimitroff was fired after Sunday’s game. Morris, who was head coach at Tampa bay for 3 seasons, met the media this afternoon and discussed the last 48 hours.