Goodr and IHG Hotels are teaming to eliminate food wasteThe sustainable food waste management company has teamed with IHG Hotels to divert surplus food that would ordinarily be thrown out after hotel functions to kitchens and organizations that help feed the hungry in our community.
Art exhibit event pays tribute to shooting victimsThe Asian American art exhibit commemorates the victims of last year's Atlanta spa shootings. The exhibit, at the Fulton County Central Library in downtown Atlanta, runs through the end of May.
Atlanta mayor announces pay raises for firefighters at breakfast eventFollowing union complaints of short staffing, long hours, and low wages, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens announced a pay raise for firefighters at an event at the Georgia Aquarium on Wednesday morning.
Securing funding for transit innovation technologiesUS Rep. Carolyn Bourdeaux held a press conference in Peachtree Corners on Tuesday as officials from Curiosity Lab and others showed off new transit innovation and infrastructure developments for Gwinnett County.
Georgians respond to leaked Supreme Court Roe v. Wade draft opinionThe leaked Supreme Court draft opinion regarding plans to overturn Roe v. Wade is drawing strong reactions from both sides of the aisle in Georgia.
Community organizer calls on government to provide free Uber, Lyft service for seniorsA community advocate is demanding the city, county, and state partner together to provide free Uber and Lyft rides for senior citizens.
Early voting is now underway in GeorgiaEarly voting ahead of the May 24 primary election has started and runs through May 20. Check the Secretary of State's website for the early voting location in your county.
Links Poster Arts Contest awards students for self-portraitsThe self-portraits allows entrants to express themselves in their art, inspiring creativity, esteem and confidence, according to sponsors from Links, Inc., and instructors from M. Agnes Jones Elementary School in Atlanta.
Georgia State University team competes in entrepreneurship challengeA GSU team is among the top in the country competing in a Shark Tank-style competition, pitching an app they say will help the environment.
Morris Brown College celebrates reaccreditationAfter 20 years, historically Black Morris Brown College has regained its accreditation. The Atlanta-based school had lost its accreditation due to misappropriation of funds. In recent years, the school has shown it has repaired the issues that had cause the problems.
DeKalb parents, state officials, pressure school board members over conditionsState officials and parents are putting pressure on DeKalb County school board members to address poor conditions in school buildings and the decision to fire the superintendent.
New ordinance in memory of 12-year-old to help prevent heat-related illnessesA new South Fulton ordinance in memory of 12-year-old Johnny Tolbert mandates heat-related injury training for coaches, as well as water vessels in all park facilities.
DeKalb County officials discuss decision to fire school superintendentThe DeKalb County Board of Education's decision to fire Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris and poor conditions inside the schools have placed board members on the hot seat.
Frontline Response hits big milestone combatting sex trafficking, homelessnessMembers of a local organization are on the front lines of rescuing people from homelessness and sex trafficking and hit a big milestone of 3,000 rescues.
Building the community's center for Avondale EstatesThe new Avondale Estates Town Green is under construction, with the new facility expected to be completed by early summer, according to city officials.
Officials say voters should make a plan to vote in the primary electionAlthough the voter registration deadline has passed, those who wish to vote by mail should visit the Secretary of State's website to obtain an absentee ballot. Visit https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/ for a ballot application.
Lost Mountain cityhood movement sits squarely on West Cobb ballotWest Cobb County residents living in the Lost Mountain community will soon decide whether to become an independent city. It's one of several cityhood movements making headlines around Metro Atlanta.
MARTA announces launch of its first electric busesThe transit agency will place three electric buses into service beginning May 1. The new vehicles will run on Routes 2 and 102, originating at the North Avenue station, operating out of the Laredo Bus Operations facility in DeKalb County.
Scott Elementary, volunteers team up for Earth Day service projectVolunteers with several organizations joined students at Scott Elementary School for Earth Day. They completed a service project to celebrate the day, as well as news of the school earning a STEM certification.
MotoAmerica Championship Series returns to Michelin Raceway Road AtlantaThousands of people are expected to race their way to MotoAmerica Superbikes at Atlanta this weekend, where they’ll get a look at some two-wheeled action hitting the track.
Brady Avenue Project in Atlanta is nearly completeThe Brady Avenue Project on the city's Upper West Side includes a protected cycle track that consolidates protected bi-directional lanes for cyclists on the roadway as a safety measure.
US Sen. Jon Ossoff announces HBCU technology investmentsSen. Ossoff visited Atlanta's Spelman College to announce the securing of information technology investments for HBCUs across the state.
Fulton County DA, APD appalled bond granted to suspect in police shootingThe Fulton County District Attorney and the Atlanta Police Department are in an uproar after a judge granted bond to an alleged gang member who allegedly shot an officer.
'The Buc' - A new ridesharing service is available in BuckheadThe on-demand, app-based microtransit service runs primarily during the morning rush, lunch, and evening hours. Rides are ordinarily $3, but rides to MARTA stations are free.