Parents dismayed by school board decision over proposed Druid Hills H.S. renovationsThe DeKalb County School Board voted Tuesday night on a districtwide repair plan that left some parents confused and outraged.
City says bar's outdoor seating area is against code restrictions97 Estoria opened an outdoor seating area in its parking lot adjacent to the Beltline during the Pandemic. With the return to more traditional traffic patterns, the city now says the restaurant must remove the patio seating.
Family of boy shot at Golden Glide Skating Rink offers reward for informationA family is looking for answers after someone shot an 11-year-old boy at a DeKalb County skating rink. A $10,000 reward has been offered for info on who pulled the trigger.
Black Coffee Fest geared toward helping small businessesThe Black Coffee Fest included more than 40 vendors over the weekend and was geared toward helping, empowering and inspiring people to start their own small businesses.
Dashcam video shows East Point officer-involved shooting that left man paralyzedMore than three years after an East Point officer-involved shooting left a man paralyzed, his attorneys received the never-before-seen dashcam footage of the incident.
Morehouse College team wins national academic competitionAtlanta's Morehouse College topped teams from more than 60 HBCU schools to win the 2022 Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship. In addition to national bragging rights, the Morehouse men also picked up a $75,000 institutional grant for the school.
Atlanta mayor, police announce "significant arrests" of repeat offenders, fugitivesAPD officials joined Mayor Andre Dickens for a press conference on April 14, 2022, to release details on some significant arrests made and their ongoing efforts to bring repeat offenders and fugitives to justice.
MARTA steps up security in wake of NYC Subway attackAtlanta riders say they've noticed an increased security presence on the transit system in the days following the frightening subway attack in New York City. A 62-year-old man has been apprehended in connection with the Brooklyn attack.
Druid Hills H.S. students, parents raise concerns about sub-par school conditionsDruid Hills High School students and their parents are raising concerns about the sub-par conditions inside the school, and they’re demanding the school board take immediate action to renovate the buildings.
Community angry with Wellstar's decision to close south side Emergency RoomWellstar Health System is closing the ER at Atlanta Medical Center South on Cleveland Avenue, angering community members and officials. Wellstar says the decision is the best one that serves the community.
Business incubator developing minority-owned businesses on the BeltLineThe Village Market and the BeltLine together have established a pilot program to create minority-owned businesses that otherwise would not have that opportunity along a portion of the Atlanta BeltLine.
Atlanta's 'Pothole Posse' resumes work on creating safer roadsAtlanta Mayor Andre Dickens helped a street crew fill in some potholes in the city's Ormewood Park neighborhood on Monday and shared the city’s plans for more repairs to the city's roadways.
Family Of Man Killed By Clayton County Police Demanding Release Of Body Cam FootageA family is shattered and still looking for answers two weeks after police shot and killed a man outside of his home in Jonesboro.
Local doctors explain Metro Atlanta's high pollen and how allergy sufferers can get reliefIt's the middle of the springtime pollen season in north Georgia, and doctors say that allergy sufferers are looking for relief from prescriptions as well as from a variety of over-the-counter medications.
Atlanta High School Art Exhibition kicks off with Dogwood FestivalThe annual Atlanta High School Art Exhibition features 197 works of art from students at schools from across metro Atlanta during the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, running at Piedmont Park through Sunday, April 10.
BBB reports skyrocketing number of cryptocurrency scam victimsCryptocurrency is now a popular way to send and receive digital money and invest in your retirement. It’s also gaining popularity with scammers looking to drain your bank accounts.
US Rep. Nikema Williams, lawmakers propose ‘Clean Slate’ student debt reliefUS Rep. Nikema Williams joins other lawmakers to introduce the Clean Slate bills to provide financial relief to student loan borrowers.
Homebuyers working to navigate Atlanta real estate marketplaceAccording to realtors, it's an extreme sellers market in Atlanta and other locations across the nation, primarily due to a shortage of available properties.
Trees Atlanta working to restore parts of original old forest of AtlantaAtlanta has one of the highest percentages of tree canopy coverage of any major city in the US. That coverage provides a lot of ecological benefits to the community. Trees Atlanta, working with FedEx Cares is pushing to restore Atlanta's Frazer Forest.
Former Atlanta news reporter heads to Poland to help Ukrainian refugeesA former Atlanta television reporter traveled to Eastern Poland, near the Ukrainian border, to do what he could to help in person.
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens delivers first State of the City AddressIn his first State of the City Address, Mayor Dickens addressed his approach to attacking the root causes of crime as well as the city's crumbling infrastructure.
Thrift Shopping Increases In Metro Atlanta As Inflation RisesRising prices are hitting Americans at the pump, the grocery store, and at their favorite shops. Now, secondhand stores are seeing more customers as people turn to them for a break.
Families First unveils ‘Threads Of Resiliency’ mural celebrating 132-year legacyA Metro Atlanta organization dating back more than a century unveiled a mural celebrating its legacy of resilience. Organizers weighed in on their mission and the artist who illustrates their resiliency movement.
Higher gas prices are forcing food truck owners to raise pricesTruck owners at the Triton Yards Food Truck Park say they are being forced to raise food prices as a result of increasing gas prices as well as skyrocketing raw food costs.