Mayor, City Officials To Put Pre-Arrest Diversion Center at Atlanta City JailAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and other city officials announced an agreement to put a pre-arrest diversion center at the city jail after years of overcrowding at the Fulton County Detention Center.
Metro Atlanta Stores Launch Holiday Shopping Season, Black Friday DealsIt’s officially holiday shopping season in Metro Atlanta. Customers cashed in on some early Black Friday deals at The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta this past weekend.
Marta Holds Hearing On New Bus RoutesCommunity members voiced their concerns over the new route.
'How Not To Suck At Money': Invesco, Sports Legends Discuss Financial Literacy At Georgia TechWhen entering the adult world, it's no secret that managing your finances can be hard, but an Atlanta-based investment company has unveiled a new game designed to teach young adults and college students more about financial literacy.
Georgia’s New Election Law Impacts Fulton Co. Voters, Polls During November 2021 ElectionGeorgia voters and poll volunteers had new rules to follow on November 2, 2021 in the wake of Georgia's election law.
Fulton Co. Commission Chairman Pitts Discusses 2021 Election Preps, 2020 Election CriticismThe high-profiled race for Atlanta's mayor is just one election coming to a head on Election Day
Cobb Co. Police Increase Security Measures For World SeriesWith fans expected to crowd Truist Park and The Battery for the World Series through the weekend, Cobb County police say they’re taking extra safety measures, and they’re asking for help from the public.
Hosea Helps Celebrates 50th Anniversary And Grand Opening Of New FacilityThe longtime Atlanta organization Hosea Helps is celebrating 50 years and the grand opening of their new location. Celebrities and community leaders helped cut the ribbon on the new facility on October 28, 2021.
Atlanta Public Schools Holds Renaming Ceremonies For Midtown High School And StadiumAtlanta Public School officials celebrated the renaming of Midtown High School, formerly known as the historic Grady High School, on October 27, 2021. It's now among a list of APS schools that have removed the names of Confederate or White supremist leaders.
6th Annual Free College Scholarship Fair Underway In StonecrestHundreds of students have attended a major event in Stonecrest that is providing millions of dollars in scholarship funds this week.
Atlanta Police Officer Recovering Months After Drunk Driver Slammed Into His Patrol CarAn Atlanta police officer spoke for the first time on October 26, 2021, months after a drunk driver slammed into his patrol car. He shared what he wants people to know about the dangers of the highway.
Fans Give Atlanta Braves A Big Send-Off To The World SeriesFans crowded The Battery outside Truist Park on October 25, 2021, to send the Atlanta Braves off to the World Series. They cheered the team on as the players loaded buses for Houston.
Georgia Expands CAPS Child Care Program To Add 10,000 More ChildrenAs the high cost of child care, coupled with a pandemic, weighs heavy on low income families, the state is expanding a program that will remove some of the burden.
Lil Nas X Honored At Celebratory Event In AtlantaGrammy-award winning artist Lil Nas X received several awards in Atlanta on October 20, 2021, honoring his achievements.
Atlanta Public Schools Celebrates Improved Graduation RatesGraduation rates are at the highest level since 2012.
Atlanta Public Schools Renames School After Hank AaronThe renaming was celebrated with a special ceremony.
Students Protest Living Conditions At Historically Black Colleges and UniversitiesStudents say dorms are moldy and that federal funding is being cut by 95% to HBCUs.
U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff Meets With Clergy To Discuss Federal Voting Rights LegislationU.S. Senator Jon Ossoff (D-Georgia) met with Metro Atlanta faith leaders on October 18, 2021, for a roundtable in Decatur. They’re joining together in an urgent effort to pass federal voting legislation.
Ahmaud Arbery Murder Trial BeginsJury selection Began yesterday in the trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery
Brookhaven's Call To Action: Officials Seeking Public Input On City Centre Master PlanIt’s a call to action to participate and fulfill Brookhaven’s vision for a new City Centre. City officials shared why now is the time for taxpayers to give their input.
Atlanta Closes On $5 Billion Centennial Yards Redevelopment AgreementMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Atlanta is now ready to move forward with the Centennial Yards project, a $5 billion mixed-use development expected to create historic community investments.
U.S. Secretary Of Labor Visits Atlanta For Roundtables On Gender Pay Gap, Low WagesU.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh joined Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and community leaders in Atlanta for roundtable discussions on the gender wage gap, low wages and other workforce issues.
Gwinnett Co. Police Recruit Dies During First Physical Training DayGwinnett County police say Ronald Donat, 41, a police recruit, had just joined their 112th Training Academy, but his new career came to an unexpected and sad end during the first day of physical training.
Atlanta Braves Fans React To Game 3 Win Against Milwaukee BrewersSupport for the Atlanta Braves was real at Truist Park, with standing room only inside the stadium on October 11, 2021.