For the last two weeks inside the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, officers have provided some specialized training for a group of 16 young men. The boys have learned some much-needed life skills at their Boys to Men Summer Camp. The program debuted last month, and this is the second session.
DeKalb Co. Sheriff's Office Holds 'Boys To Men Summer Camp'For the last two weeks inside the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, officers have provided some specialized training for a group of 16 young men. The boys have learned some much-needed life skills at their Boys to Men Summer Camp. The program debuted last month, and this is the second session.
Unemployment Advocates Protest In Front Of The Department Of LaborThey are demanding return of the federal supplement, opening of the DOL, career centers and unpaid unemployment payments.
Central Gwinnett High School Building Performing Arts CenterThe Facility should be ready by the time school opens on August 4.
U.S. Senate Committee Holds Hearing In Atlanta On Georgia's Voting LawDuring its first field meeting in more than 20 years, the U.S. Senate Rules Committee met at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta to hear testimony against Georgia's new voting law.
Puppy Friends Social Club To Hold Atlanta Weekend Launch PartyLooking for a somewhere to send your dog for a day or just want to support local shelters? Puppy Friends Social Club is planning a launch party this weekend in Atlanta with food and beer runs to celebrate what they're providing for pet owners in the Metro area.
Gov. Kemp, GBI Plan To Combat Georgia Street GangsGovernor Brian Kemp and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation gave an update on the GBI Gang Task Force's two-year effort to combat street gangs.
DeKalb Co. Grandmother Pleads For Help In Alleged Child Abduction CaseA DeKalb County grandmother is fighting to get her grandchildren back after she says their mother kidnapped them.
Labor Advocates Demand Unemployment, Minimum Wage Changes At Atlanta Job FairThe fight for unemployment help and higher wages continues, as local organizations and legislators are demand that Governor Brian Kemp and Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler step up and address workers' concerns
Fulton County Senior Centers Re-Open For The First Time Since March 2020Participants and workers are excited to return to Fulton County Senior Centers, which re-opened on July 12, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic caused the county to closed the centers in March 2020. Staff members call it a soft opening to resume their in-person senior services.
Man Sentenced To 16 Years In DeKalb DUI Crash That Killed Kennedy SegarsA judge sentenced Reginald Stubbs to 15 years for vehicular manslaughter and one year for following too closely in the 2018 DUI crash that killed Kennedy Segars, 18.
Chicken Salad Chick Menu Item Honors Memory Of Beloved General ManagerChicken Salad Chick is honoring the memory of a general manager with its menu item called Pam's Parmesan Caesar. It's available through July 15, 2021.
Local Firm Donates Laptops To C5 Georgia Youth Graduates For CollegeC5 Georgia's high school graduates received new laptops for college through a donation from Frazier & Deeter.
Atlanta Homeless Union Demands City Improve Homeless ConditionsHomeless advocates have four demands of the CIty: permanent housing, medical care, guaranteed showers and bathrooms, participation in homeless discussions.
Cook Park Opens In Atlanta's Vine City NeighborhoodThe $40 million park is just west of Mercedes Benz Stadium.
Cobb County Shows Support For Murdered Golf ProGolf pro Gene Siller was among three men found dead on the grounds of an Atlanta-area golf club in an incident still surrounded by many unanswered questions. Siller, 41, and the other two men were discovered Saturday at the Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, Georgia, according to police.
Metro Atlanta Cities Promote Fireworks Safety For July 4th WeekendWith the Fourth of July right around the corner, Metro Atlanta cities and counties want residents to stay safe when using fireworks. Many also have their own laws in place for where and when you can use fireworks.
Suspect Killed, Atlanta Officer Shot In Midtown Apartment ShootingAtlanta police say at least one suspect ambushed two officers responding to a shooting at the Solace on Peachtree Apartments at 710 Peachtree Street in Midtown.
Senators Ossoff, Warnock Brief Metro Atlanta On Child Tax Credit, Jobs And Infrastructure During Statewide TourSenator Jon Ossoff and Senator Raphael Warnock are touring the state promoting government programs.
Atlanta Youth Summer Violence Intervention Provides Mentors For Juveniles On ProbationTwenty teenagers, ages 13 to 17, who are on probation for anything from burglaries to violent crimes, are coming face-to-face with law enforcement and mentors at the At Promise Center on Metropolitan Parkway. Federal, state and local officials partnered with a group called Credible Messengers to host a 10-week youth Summer Violence Intervention Program. It’s part of a Department of Justice initiative called Project Safe Neighborhoods.
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.