Two days before Georgia halts the supplemental unemployment payments, labor unions and legislators rallied outside several Department of Labor offices in Metro Atlanta.
Atlanta-Area Labor Union, Lawmakers Rally On National Day Of Action On UnemploymentTwo days before Georgia halts the supplemental unemployment payments, labor unions and legislators rallied outside several Department of Labor offices in Metro Atlanta.
Family Responds To Shooting Death Of Atlanta Rapper Malik Campbell, Known As "Mill Tick3t"Family members are remembering Malik Campbell, 30, a local rap artist known as GFZ Mill Tick3t who was killed in a shooting at the Prato Apartments in Midtown on June 22, 2021. Another person was injured.
Fulton Co. Judge Reschedules Preliminary Hearing For Secoriea Turner SuspectA Fulton County judge rescheduled the preliminary hearing for Julian Conley, the suspect charged with murder and aggravated assault in the shooting death of Secoriea Turner.
'You Died Doing What You Loved': Hundreds Attend Holly Springs Officer Joe Burson's FuneralFamily, friends and police gathered Monday afternoon to say goodbye to Holly Springs Police Officer Joe Burson, 24, who was killed in the line of duty.
Food Hall With Local, International Cuisines Coming To Underground AtlantaIf you’re looking for more places to eat in the Downtown Atlanta area, you’ll soon have 21 new options at Underground Atlanta. A new food hall allowing for multiple vendors is under construction.
Atlanta Juneteenth Celebrations Include HBCU Alumni Reunion on Sat.Hundreds are expected to take part in an HBCU Alumni Reunion on Juneteenth. Other events include the Juneteenth Atlanta Festival and Parade starting on Friday, June 18, and a 5k Run at Chastain Park.
Lawsuit Filed Against Atlanta, Police Officers Who Tased Two College StudentsThe City of Atlanta fired police officers who tased college students Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young during protests on May 30, 2020.
Holly Springs Police Officer Dies In Traffic Stop IncidentJoe Burson was dragged by the suspect's car. The suspect also died.
Gwinnett Co. Commissioner Carden Proposes Solutions To Trash Collection ComplaintsA Gwinnett County commissioner has made trash a top priority, after receiving several complaints about waste haulers. He now wants to overhaul how the county oversees its trash collection services.
Co-Worker Reflects On Employee Killed Over Mask Argument At Decatur SupermarketAn employee at Big Bear Supermarket in Decatur shared what happened as an argument over a face mask turned deadly on June 14, 2021, and an angry customer killed his co-worker.
Cobb County Bus Driver Ordered To Jail In Alleged Student Assault CaseA magistrate court judge issued an arrest warrant for Cobb County school bus driver Richard Tebbens nearly two years after an alleged 2019 assault and battery case involving a 10-year-old student.
Atlanta Closes Block Of Edgewood Ave. On Weekends For Pedestrian SafetyAtlanta City Council recently voted to close Edgewood Avenue between Jackson Street and Boulevard NE during weekends this summer to create a pedestrian-friendly area for businesses
HUD Awards Georgia $17 Million Grant For Affordable HousingThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) partnered with the Housing Trust Fund to recently allocate $17 million to Georgia for the development, re-development and preservation of affordable housing, which helps low-income families.
Atlanta Police Roll Out Summer Crime Reduction Plan To Address ViolenceAtlanta’s continued upticks in crime have prompted Police Chief Rodney Bryant to roll out a summer crime reduction plan to address the issue.
GA Congressman David Scott Sponsors Apprenticeship Bill Targeting Young African AmericansCongressman David Scott (D-District 13) announced House Resolution 3445, the "Jobs, On-the-Job 'Earn While You Learn’ Training and Apprenticeships for Young African Americans Act of 2021.”
Lawsuit Blames Atlanta City Officials For 8-Year-Old Secoriea Turner's DeathThe attorneys for the family of Secoriea Turner filed a lawsuit today against the City of Atlanta, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Police Chief Rodney Bryant and Councilmember Joyce Sheperd.
Car Crash Causes Fire At Piedmont Pointe Shopping Plaza, Several Businesses DestroyedA car involved in a police chase slammed into the Piedmont Pointe Shopping Plaza, causing a fire that destroyed several businesses on June 4, 2021.
Georgia Education Board Passes Resolution On Critical Race TheoryMembers of the Georgia Board of Education voted 11-2 to pass a resolution, joining several states and school systems looking to ban teaching on race.
Hearing Date Set For MLB All Star Game LawsuitThe lawsuit claims the MLB damaged local businesses and employee after moving the game to Denver based upon Georgia's new voting law.
Georgia Governor Kemp Suspends Clayton County Sheriff Victor HillGeorgia Governor Brian Kemp suspended Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill following a review of Hill's indictment on federal civil rights charges
Metro Atlanta Schools Revisit Face Mask Requirements After Executive OrderMetro Atlanta Schools Revisit Face Mask Requirements After Executive Order
MLB Sued For $100 Million For Pulling All-Star Game From AtlantaThe fallout over Major League Baseball's decision to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta continues, after an advocacy group announces a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the league.
Atlantic Station Mural: Kelsey Montague's Interactive Artwork Celebrates The CommunityIn addition to shopping, eating and hanging out at Atlantic Station, visitors can catch of glimpse of interactive art displays, including a mural painted by notable artist Kelsey Montague.
Marcell Azuna Arrested For Domestic ViolenceHe was released on $20K bond and ordered to stay away from his wife.