Andre Dickens Is Sworn In As The 61st Mayor Of AtlantaAndre Dickens took office on Tuesday, January 3, 2022, as the 61st Mayor of Atlanta during an inauguration ceremony at Georgia Tech's Bobby Dodd Stadium.
Burglars Steal Audio, Video Equipment Worth ThousandsOwners of a local production studio were left devastated after thieves stole more than $100,000 worth of equipment, police said. The incident happened on Christmas Eve, and now the owners are left to pick up the pieces.
Holiday Lights Continue At Atlantic Station Into The New YearDisplays of Holiday Lights at Atlantic Station are available for patrons to enjoy on the Green as well as in the lower section of the complex through the New Year's weekend.
South Fulton Athlete Wants To Become Professional At Martial Arts TrickingA Georgia State University student is drawing attention through his viral videos showcasing a new sport called tricking, that involves martial arts, gymnastics, and freestyle dance moves.
NACA Says Tenants Not Getting Rental Assistance NeededThe Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) says tenants are not getting the rental assistance they need. The not-for-profit organization held a rally in November and says many tenants still have not received any funds.
Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena Host Holiday Hiring FairMany people around metro Atlanta are looking for jobs, and found help from the Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena. A Holiday Hiring Fair was hosted by the team on Tuesday, where many were hired on the spot.
Georgia Democrats Touted President Biden's Infrastructure Bill In AtlantaGeorgia Democrats touted the benefits of the Biden Administration's Build Back Better bill in Atlanta on Monday, while Georgia Republicans countered, calling the Administration's efforts "inept," and laying the fault of the current fiscal crisis at the Democratic Party's feet.
Surge In People Getting Tested For COVID Ahead Of Holiday SeasonLocal testing centers are seeing a big surge in people coming out to get tested. Some local medical professionals are saying it is due to the holiday season, and people being proactive ahead of traveling.
‘Beyond The Bars’ Program Celebrates First Graduating Class Of Rescue Dog TrainersThe first graduating class of the 'Beyond the Bars Canine Cellmates' program celebrated their big milestone on Thursday.
RNC Hosts Holiday Charity Food Drive In AtlantaThe Republican National Committee held its annual charity food drive benefitting the Atlanta Community Food Bank on Tuesday.
Atlanta Braves Foundation Honors First Responders In Season of Giving CampaignThe Atlanta Braves wrapped its Season of Giving Campaign on Wednesday by honoring first responders. They deployed their food truck to Cobb County, thanking officers for their service with hot meals.
South Side Kroger Reopens Following Copper TheftsA Kroger store has reopened in an area without any other supermarkets following a major copper theft that forced the retailer to close more than a month ago.
Marietta PD Hosts Annual 'Shop With A Cop' ProgramThis year's annual 'Shop With A Cop' program was even more important, officials said, due to the effects of the pandemic.
Atlanta Celebrates 'Light Up The Night' Initiative To Install Streetlights, Reduce CrimeThe streets are about to get much brighter around Atlanta. Officials unveiled plans on Tuesday to install thousands of streetlights and upgrade existing fixtures. The changes are expected to help reduce crime.
Atlanta-based Groups Are Sending Help To Kentucky In The Wake Of Devastating TornadoesAfter Friday night's deadly tornadoes, Atlanta-based groups -- including the Red Cross of Georgia and CARE -- are sending badly needed help to the disaster zone, where more than 100 people have died.
Commerce Secretary Visits Atlanta To Announce Finalists For $1 Billion Build Back Better ChallengeThe Build Back Better Regional Challenge provides up to $100 million investments to develop and strengthen regional industry clusters across the country, all while embracing economic equity, creating good-paying jobs, and enhancing U.S. competitiveness globally.
Every Woman Works Hosts Graduation Ceremony For Its 'Bee-Learning' ProgramThe non-profit Every Woman Works hosted a graduation program on Friday for women that have been incarcerated and suffering from addiction and homelessness.
Preventing Pet Scammers From Stealing Your Joy During The Holiday SeasonThe Better Business Bureau has some tips to prevent pet Grinches from taking some of the joy out of the holiday season when it comes to giving where new pets are concerned. Our Valencia Jones has details.
Mom, Buckhead Cityhood Supporters Call On Atlanta Officials To Ban Water Boys On City StreetsThe mother of a boy gunned down as he sold water on an Atlanta street corner in 2020 joined with Buckhead cityhood supporters to call on Atlanta city officials to ban street corner water sales as a means to curb crime in Atlanta.
Brookhaven Police Brings 'Shop With A Badge' Program To Children In NeedThe Brookhaven Police Department is giving back to children through its 'Shop With A Badge' program. The Department buys gifts for kids including those with disabilities or who may be homeless.
More COVID Vaccines Reportedly Administered In The Week Following ThanksgivingA local doctor weighs in on reports of an uptick in the number of COVID vaccines being given in Georgia since Thanksgiving. He shares some ways to stay safe during the holiday season.
Empty The Shelters Event Works To Find Forever Home For Metro Area AnimalsPAWS Atlanta is hosting an event that is pushing to empty the shelters of dogs and cats that have found themselves without a home during the holiday season.
David Perdue Announces GOP Run For Governor's OfficeFormer Republican US Sen. David Perdue formally announced a run for governor on Monday. This sets up a primary fight between Perdue and incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp. Perdue is supported by former President Donald Trump, who blames Kemp for his loss in Georgia last year.
Officials Prepare For 2021 SEC Championship At Mercedes Benz Stadium in AtlantaOfficials are preparing for thousands of fans to make their way to Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the 2021 SEC Championship Game on Saturday, December 4, 2021.