City Of Tucker Holds William "Bill" Rosenfeld Park DedicationTucker City Councilman Bill Rosenfeld dedicated his life to serving others, and the city held a special park dedication on May 28, 2021, honoring his legacy.
Stonecrest Financial Scandal: Mayor's $235K City Bank Account WithdrawalCW69 has reported over the last several weeks about financial scandal in Stonecrest involving alleged misuse of city funds. Now, the city is looking into why the mayor withdrew a large sum of money from one of their bank accounts.
DeKalb Co. Creates First Dementia-Friendly County In GeorgiaDeKalb County hosted a drive-thru kick off event at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Stonecrest on May 26, 2021, to celebrate its efforts to become Georgia's first dementia-friendly county.
Rebuilding Together Atlanta Plants Community Garden At A.D. Williams ParkOrganizers with Rebuilding Together Atlanta and Republic Services completed a neighborhood revitalization project by planting a community garden at A.D. Williams Park. It was funded by a $50,000 National Neighborhood Promise Grant from Republic Services.
Family, Attorneys Demand Justice In Johnny Bolton No-Knock Warrant DeathFive months after a Cobb County SWAT team killed Johnny Bolton, 49, and on the anniversary of George Floyd’s death, Bolton’s family spoke for the first time, saying they’ve heard nothing but silence from the Cobb County Sheriff's Office.
Mother Of Woman Killed In Atlanta ATV Crash Urges Driver To Come ForwardNiani Gibson, 26, died one day after she was involved in an ATV crash in Atlanta, and her family is looking for the driver they say left her for dead.
Georgia Officials, Schools Push Back Against Critical Race Theory ProposalTensions are rising as several Georgia school systems look to ban Critical Race Theory.
Atlanta Police Address Community Concerns At 'Coffee With A Cop' EventAtlanta police officers gathered at the Clean Juice bar on Marietta Boulevard Thursday afternoon for their Coffee With a Cop event, where they spoke with the public about their efforts to bridge relationships between law enforcement and the community.
Atlanta Labor, Faith Leaders Demand Gov. Kemp Extend Pandemic Unemployment AidOrganizers met outside the Georgia Department of Labor on May 19, 2021, saying Labor Commissioner Mark Butler has closed the doors to people who need those benefits to survive. Kemp announced the weekly $300 federal aid for those receiving unemployment checks would stop effective June 26, 2021.
Stonecrest's Alleged Misuse Of COVID Relief Funds: City Attorney Calls For Law Enforcement InvestigationAn internal investigation found the City of Stonecrest failed to properly manage $6.2 million dollars in COVID-19 relief funds.
Stonecrest Audit Reveals City Officials, Employees Misused Purchase CardsA third party audit looked into $200,000 in purchase card transactions for the City of Stonecrest, and the findings are concerning.
Atlanta Weekend Violence Leaves 19 People Shot, Six DeadNearly 20 people were shot over the weekend, and at least six people are dead as a result of shootings in Atlanta between May 14 and May 17, 2021.
Petition Calls For Atlanta Public Schools To Reverse Early Bell Change ScheduleAtlanta Public High Schools will have a new start time next school year. The district says the time will help students who fell behind during the pandemic, but hundreds of others have disagreed with the move.
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12-Year-Old Graduates With Associates DegreeCaleb Anderson graduated from Chattahoochee Technical College with an associates degree.
Family of Deceased Fulton County Jail Inmate Files Wrongful Death LawsuitThe family of Tyrique Tookes, the 18-year-old who died in 2019 while in custody at the Fulton County Jail, announced that they have filed a lawsuit against those responsible for his medical care.
Georgia Fuel Shortage Continues As Colonial Pipeline Restarts OperationsLines of cars waiting to fuel up at gas stations are becoming an all too familiar sight, days after a cyber attack forced a shut down of the Colonial Pipeline, creating a fuel shortage in several states, including Georgia
Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack: Gov. Kemp Temporarily Suspends Gas TaxFollowing a ransomware attack that took a major east coast pipeline that runs through Atlanta offline, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed an executive order temporarily suspending the state gas tax.
Gov. Kemp Reflects On Key 2022 FY Budget Items During Statewide TourGovernor Brian Kemp’s Statewide 2022 Budget Tour took off at Epps Aviation in Atlanta. The tour included stops in Columbus, Valdosta and Augusta.
Fulton County DA Files Notice To Seek Death Penalty Against Atlanta Spa Shooting SuspectThe suspect in the shootings that left eight people dead at three Atlanta-area Asian spas, Robert Aaron Long, has been indicted on murder charges, with prosecutors seeking the death penalty for hate crimes targeting the sex and race of the victims.
Georgia's Citizen's Arrest Law Is RepealedGovernor Brian Kemp signed HB 479 into law, revoking Georgia's Citizen's Arrest law.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Won't Seek ReelectionLate Thursday night Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that she will not seek reelection this year. She held a press conference on Friday to give further details.
Blaze Destroys Three Norcross BusinessesAn overnight fire damaged businesses at strip center on the corner of Norcross Tucker Rd and Oakwood Circle.
Rayshard Brooks Family Attorney Responds To Civil Board's Decision To Reinstate Garrett RolfeGarrett Rolfe, the former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy's parking lot, was wrongly terminated, the Atlanta Civil Service Board has ruled.