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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says that his Administration is committed to protecting the safety and health of all Atlanta residents. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

Mayor Reed Says “Conditions At Friendship Towers Are At Crisis Level!”

Click below to hear Mayor Kasim Reed talk about why he’s gotten involved in the residents versus Friendship Towers situation.

WAOK-AM–07/22/2015

Residents of Friendship Towers say  the air conditioning remains insufficient. Temperatures in the building range at more than 85 degrees. The high-rise apartment building is across the street from where construction is underway for the new Georgia Dome. The owner of the apartments, Friendship Baptist Church, received a reported $19.5 million to tear down its 105 year old sanctuary to make room for the new Dome. (Credit: Maria Boynton/CBS Local)

They Go To Court This Afternoon: Friendship Towers Residents Say “People Should Not Have To Live Like This!”

Residents of Friendship Towers still say the conditions there are “unbearable.” A hearing is set for this afternoon in Fulton County Superior Court. Friendship Baptist Church was ordered last month to cover all attorney’s fees […]

WAOK-AM–07/20/2015

Residents of Friendship Towers have expressed concern about the living conditions at the facility which houses mostly low-income elderly (Credit: Derrick Bozeman/CBS Local)

Friendship Towers Tries To Evict Tenants: “God’s People Should Not Be Harassed In This Way”

Fulton County Magistrate Court tosses out an effort by Friendship Towers to evict a tenant, with activists saying they will “continue to fight” a second eviction. State Senator Vincent Fort calls it “just reprehensible that […]

WAOK-AM–07/17/2015

Thomas Dimitroff rides (Credit: Atlanta Falcons)

Atlanta Falcons To Rise Up And Bike: Friday Is Bike To Work Day

Tomorrow is National Bike to Work Day, and Atlanta Falcons General Manager Thomas Dimitroff is apparently ready to ride. Rise Up and Bike to Work is presented by Northside Hospital. According to the Atlanta Falcons, […]

WAOK-AM–05/14/2015

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Falcons Fined $350K And Lose 5th Round Draft Pick In 2016 For Noise Gate

The Atlanta Falcons will lose a fifth round Draft pick in the 2016 Draft and were fined $350,000 for piping in crowd noise to the Georgia Dome. The NFL made the announcement at lunch on […]

92.9 The Game–03/30/2015

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CONCACAF Gold Cup Returns to Atlanta in 2015

Region’s marquee tournament to be played throughout North America from July 7-26 ATLANTA (Tuesday, December 16, 2014) – The City of Atlanta will once again welcome the Confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean […]

92.9 The Game–12/16/2014

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The Best Places To Watch Each Pro Football Team In Atlanta

Many bars throughout Atlanta and the surrounding areas act as a gathering place for those who don’t root for the Falcons. See this list for some of the best.

09/14/2014

Georgia Dome Summer Tailgating Tips

Tailgating isn’t just for football games anymore. You can meet up with your friends before any event at the Georgia Dome.

05/28/2014

The Ole Miss Rebels celebrates their 66 to 63 win over the Florida Gators in the SEC Basketball Tournament Championship game at Bridgestone Arena on March 17, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (credit Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

SEC Tournament Tickets Surpass Big East As Most Expensive NCAA Conference Tournament

Currently, there is an average of 1,696 tickets listed for each of the seven sessions of the SEC tournament. With an average price of $382.30, the championship game is currently the most expensive session.

03/12/2014

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Wallenda Completes Tightrope Walk In Georgia Dome

Aerialist Nik Wallenda has completed a tightrope walk inside the Georgia Dome, cheered on by more than 30,000 people as he carefully moved more than 100 feet above the field.

02/09/2014

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