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.
Focus Atlanta - Rachel KlingPsychotherapist Rachel Kling provides insight into how to bring calm into our lives amidst the chaos of the everyday world.
Focus Atlanta - Inahsi NaturalsOur female-led business series leads us to learn about Inahsi Naturals whos CEO Rhonda Marshall is the chemist behind the incredible products.
Focus Atlanta - Atlanta Amazon Disaster Relief HubRepresentatives provide insight into the needs and accomplishments of the American Red Cross and how a local Amazon hub makes it all happen when disaster strikes.
Focus Atlanta - Ruffin Consulting ServicesWe discuss the importance of getting life insurance and dispel a few myths along the way.
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.
Focus Atlanta - Best Friend's DayNational Best Friend's Day is in June and the Melting Pot is offering a great deal with a fun meal.
Focus Atlanta - C5 GeorgiaThe 2021 Graduates of C5 Georgia have received a gift of a laptop to help them continue their studies.
Focus Atlanta - Janie's FundPastry Shoes has decided to give partial proceeds to support young ladies in need through Steven Tyler's Janie's Fund.
Focus Atlanta - Black Wall street Business Expo100 years ago in Tulsa, OK Black Wall Street was destroyed, but the spirit of entrepreneurship still lives on today. Meet and support Atlanta's Black business owners on June 19, 2021.
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