The Atlanta Film Festival is back and we can look forward to exciting international films, workshops for education and gathering for the love of art.
American Red Cross encouraging folks to donate bloodDonations of blood are about 21 percent lower during holiday periods. As a result, people are encouraged to take the time to donate blood to the Red Cross.
Air travel tips to navigate flight cancellations and delaysFlight cancellations and long delays have become the norm at airports around the country, as staff shortages continue.
Work and play continues across Atlanta, despite the sweltering heatWorkers are continuing their jobs across the metro area, despite the triple-digit temperatures, while parents are still taking young ones out to enjoy the outdoors. However, everyone is taking precautions to remain cool.
ART Therapy providing much needed relief for mental health crisis faced during pandemicTrauma, stress and anxiety are all part of a growing mental health crisis that has been made worse by COVID-19. Accelerated Resolution Therapy provides much needed relief for many patients.
Local doctors are urging parents to get younger children vaccinated against COVIDAccording to the CDC and medical professionals, it can take up to three months for children between 6 months and 6 years to reach full immunity after receiving the vaccines, so they urge getting vaccinated now.
Introducing new GSU men's head basketball coach Jonas HayesThe Jonas Hayes Era gets underway at Georgia State University. Here's a one-on-one with the Panthers' new men's head basketball coach Jonas Hayes.
Focus Atlanta - Operation Purple CampBob Evans Farms honors those who serve the armed forces by providing free summer camp to military families.
Focus Atlanta - ThrowThere is a new way to practice your aim and reduce stress at Throw Atlanta in Inman Park.
Focus Atlanta - Ronald McDonald House CharitiesAtlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities provides free check-ups to children in need through the Care Mobile.
Focus Atlanta - World Of Coc-ColaThe World of Coca-Cola introduces the patio party to wekday visits.
'Presence' exhibit at Zucot Gallery in Castleberry Hill honors JuneteenthThe new art exhibit was timed to open around Father's Day and Juneteenth and focuses on Black fatherhood. It runs through August.
Shaq, Henry Co. Sheriff's Office host first Sports Spectacular campShaquille O’Neal and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office are hosting a camp called Sports Spectacular 2022, where they’re giving kids the tools to succeed in both sports and life.
Big Ideas Summit explores calls to action on police reform, voting rightsElected officials and community leaders have come together from around the country for a call to action and solutions at the Big Ideas Summit in Atlanta.
DeKalb, other Metro areas open cooling shelters in response to extreme heatWith a heat index of 105 degrees, people in DeKalb County found plenty of ways to stay cool.
DeKalb Sheriff's Office tackles outstanding warrantsMore than 65 outstanding warrants were cleared from the books of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday as part of Operation Safe Summer. The operation included dozens of contacts and arrests across the county.
INFLCR NIL Summit at College Football Hall of FameThe NIL Summit provides information and connections for student-athletes and their families with brands and other entities across the nation. The summit is taking place in downtown Atlanta through June 15.
Gwinnett K9 Officer Kai greets crowd of cheering officers after leaving animal hospitalGwinnett K9 Officer Kai checked out of the animal hospital on Tuesday afternoon to a cheering crowd of happy officers.
Fulton County relaunches community CourtWatch programA program allowing the public to engage in Fulton County’s court system is back up and running following the pandemic. Local officials are urging residents to sign up.
Focus Atlanta - SEEK FoundationSEEK Foundation introduces children to STEM and STEAM in creative fun ways.
Focus Atlanta - BEAUTÉ NOIR FESTJuneteenth Celebration presented by Camille Rose comes to Atlanta to celebrate fathers and black culture.
Focus Atlanta - AVERTAVERT (Active Violence Emergency Response Training) empowers citizens to react and make rapid survival decisions.
Focus Atlanta - Family Food FestFamily Food Fest Celebrates 20 Years of Celebrating Fathers in the Community.
Atlanta celebrates restoration of African American Burial Grounds at Oakland CemeteryAfter five years of hard work and raising $600,000, the Historic Oakland Foundation and City of Atlanta have completed the restoration of the African American Burial Grounds.
Nationally-recognized 'B2 Anywhere' program starts in GwinnettThe 'Building Brains Anywhere' program has launched in Gwinnett County, and is working to help students gain the skills needed to enter kindergarten.