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.
Focus Atlanta - Workplace CatalystMagalie Rene provides tips on how compassion and energy can help propel you toward success during social unrest.
Focus Atlanta - SADDStudents Against Destructive Decisions provides insight on how the entire community can help end impulsive and damaging behaviors in teens.
Focus Atlanta - The Imagine ProjectThe Imagine Project is a tool to help children and adults work through trauma and experience better mental health.
Focus Atlanta - The Missing PieceWillie Moore, Jr. discusses his personal adoption and his path to finding his birth mother in an insightful documentary.
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.
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.
Focus Atlanta - Exercise 2021Nautilus expert discusses new trends in home workout routines to keep us healthy post-pandemic.
Focus Atlanta - Atlanta HawksKevin Huerter and Cam Reddish joined Andrea Carter to discuss community impact programs of the Atlanta Hawks.
Focus Atlanta - Vitality BreathWe discussed the power of breath work and how you can achieve better health outcomes with guidance and training.
Focus Atlanta - Atlanta Wealth Building InitiativeThis week the Atlanta Wealth Building Initiative announced new programs to assist Atlanta small business owners.
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.
Focus Atlanta - Mental Health Awareness MonthLicensed Clinical Social Worker, Nidhi Tewari provides us with simple tips on how to recognize and deal with stressors in our lives.