Allegations that Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary stole COVID-19 relief funds are now playing out in federal court. A bookkeeper is also facing charges in the case.

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More COVID Vaccines Administered In Weeks Following ThanksgivingA local doctor says there has been an uptick in the number of COVID vaccines being given in Georgia since Thanksgiving. He shares some ways to stay safe during the holiday season.
Empty The Shelters Event Works To Find Forever Home For Metro Area AnimalsPAWS Atlanta is hosting an event that is pushing to empty the shelters of dogs and cats that have found themselves without a home during the holiday season.
David Perdue Announces GOP Run For Governor's OfficeFormer Republican US Sen. David Perdue formally announced a run for governor on Monday. This sets up a primary fight between Perdue and incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp. Perdue is supported by former President Donald Trump, who blames Kemp for his loss in Georgia last year.
Officials Prepare For 2021 SEC Championship At Mercedes Benz Stadium in AtlantaOfficials are preparing for thousands of fans to make their way to Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the 2021 SEC Championship Game on Saturday, December 4, 2021.
Atlanta Celebrates Opening Of Truist Andrew and Walter Young Family At-Promise CenterAtlanta city officials celebrated the opening of a third At-Promise Center during a ceremony on Thursday. It’s where youth who have fallen off the tracks can get a new lease on life.
Steps You Can Take To Stay Safe As Omicron Variant Spreads Around The WorldLocal health officials say there are steps you can take to stay safe now while the Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreads around the world and across the United States.
How To Remain Safe While Shopping During The HolidaysPeople are preparing to shop for gifts for the holiday season. Brookhaven Police suggest that shoppers take extra precautions and remain vigilant in order to remain safe.
Dickens Begins Working on New Mayoral Agenda Following VictoryMayor-elect Andre Dickens is not wasting any time as he prepares to take the oath of office as Atlanta's 61st mayor early next month. He is already making plans and working on his agenda, while making the rounds to say thank you.
Clayton County Police Officer, 3 Others Killed in Domestic ShootingA Clayton County police officer and three other people died in a shooting at a home in Rex, Georgia, officials said.
'Giving Tuesday' Donations Support Open Hand Atlanta's Mission To ServeOpen Hand Atlanta prepares and delivers up to 5,000 healthy meals a day to help people fight chronic diseases. They’ve served more than a million meals so far this year.
Hosea Helps Partners With Delta Sigma Theta For Annual Thanksgiving Food DistributionHosea Helps distributed Thanksgiving food items to hundreds of families at their annual distribution on Friday, November 19, 2021. This year, the organization partnered with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority for the annual event.
Keeping Your Home Safe From Holiday ThievesWhile many people are planning to head out of town for the holiday season, thieves take this time to prey on homes. CW69's Deidre Johnson has some tips on how to keep your home safe while you're away.
Metro Atlanta BBB Warns Holiday Shoppers Against Online Purchase ScamsThe Better Business Bureau says product and labor shortages are driving more consumers to shop online for the holidays. As a result, the agency says more online purchase scams are growing. They shared a few tips to make sure folks "Shop Safe and Shop Smart" this holiday season.
Gov. Kemp Hosts Roundtable Focusing on Georgia Business Supply Chain ProblemsGeorgia Gov. Brian Kemp hosted a roundtable on Monday that took a closer look at supply chain issues plaguing businesses throughout the state and how to remedy them.
One-on-One With Mayoral Candidate and City Council President Felicia MooreOur Deidre Johnson spoke with Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore on Friday, asking about her campaign in the days leading up to the Nov. 30 mayoral runoff election.
One-on-One With Mayoral Candidate Andre Dickens Ahead of The Runoff ElectionAtlanta City Councilman and mayoral candidate Andre Dickens spoke candidly with CW69 News' Deidre Johnson about the upcoming runoff election.
Closing Arguments In The Trial of Three Men Accused of Killing Ahmaud Arbery Begin MondayAttorneys will begin closing arguments in the case of three men accused in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, in a Glynn County courtroom on Monday. It took national outcry and a video of the attack for charges to be brought in the case, 74 days after Arbery was shot and killed in February 2020.
Hosea Helps Partners With Delta Sigma Theta For Annual Thanksgiving Food DistributionHosea Helps distributed Thanksgiving food items to hundreds of families at their annual distribution on Friday, November 19, 2021. This year, the organization partnered with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority for the annual event.
APD Officers, Driver Reflect On Dramatic Crash Rescue Caught On Body CameraIntense bodycam footage shows Atlanta police officers struggling to save a man from a burning car last weekend. The driver and the officers who saved his life recalled the horrific chain of events that ultimately led to his rescue.
Early Voting Underway for Atlanta's Nov. 30 Mayoral RunoffEarly voting began on Wednesday for Atlanta's mayoral runoff and runs through Wednesday, Nov. 24. For details on where you can cast your ballot early, and to check your voter status, please visit the Georgia Secretary of State's My Voter Page at
Local Emergency Responders Learn How to Handle Rail-Related HAZMAT IncidentsThe Norfolk Southern's HAZMAT Safety Train came to Atlanta on Wednesday. The goal -- to help local first responders learn about rail-related incidents and how to best respond effectively to them.
Atlanta Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony For Cascade Road Improvement ProjectThe City of Atlanta broke ground on the Cascade Road Complete Street Project on Wednesday. City officials reflected on the long road to these improvements and shared what Southwest Atlanta drivers and pedestrians can expect.
Georgia Labor, Home Care Worker Advocates Urge Congress To Pass Build Back Better ActLabor advocates and community leaders rallied outside the nation’s Capitol on November 16, 2021, as local leaders rallied inside the Georgia State Capitol, demanding that federal lawmakers pass President Biden's Build Back Better Agenda.
Downtown Atlanta Rally For Release of Emergency Rental Assistance FundsDozens gathered in downtown Atlanta to rally for the release of emergency rental assistance funds at a Tuesday event organized by the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America.

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