College Park breaks ground on Gateway Pedestrian Bridge and TrailThe more than $15 million project will give pedestrians and cyclists a safe way to get from the Georgia International Convention Campus and the Skytrain People Mover to Downtown College Park. It’s just over a mile long and 10 feet wide.
BeREGGAE Music and Arts Festival brings entertainment, healing to the communityThe BeREGGAE Fest, the largest festival of its kind in the Southeast, is back for a 9th year, bringing lots of entertainment, music, food and vendors to Piedmont Park and drawing people from near and far.
Hands to Heal GA raising funds for program to help youth cope with stress, anxietyReports show kids returning to school are dealing with more mental health issues than ever, and a local non-profit is launching a program to provide some relief.
Black Restaurant Week is underway in Atlanta through August 14It’s Black Restaurant Week in Atlanta, and the goal is to support local Black-owned businesses.
Clean air advocates urge Georgia school systems to apply for school bus rebate fundingTime is running out for Georgia school systems looking to get funding to improve air quality for students. Local clean air advocates are raising awareness about the issue and the deadline.
Atlanta drum corps members march in DCI Southeast CompetitionSome of the world’s most elite drum and bugle corps showed up and showed out in Atlanta this weekend for the Drum Corps International Southeast Championship.
Georgia Gwinnett College's Project SEED program prepares high school students for STEM careersA hands-on research program at Georgia Gwinnett College is giving bright young minds a space to grow, while planting the seeds of future success.
Local advocates discuss solutions for poor indoor air qualityLocal advocates are pushing to make the air we breathe cleaner, and they explored some solutions during a Georgia Black Women’s Roundtable on Thursday afternoon.
Literacy Day Event at Home Depot Backyard inspires kids to readYoung Authors Publishing sponsored the ‘Read With Me’ Youth Literacy Event at Home Depot Backyard to promote a love of literacy, partnering with Cxmmunity, an organization supporting minorities in e-sports, and Worldreader, a non-profit providing books to those in need.
Labor Secretary Marty Walsh meets with Metro Atlanta job advocatesThe demand for higher wages and the right to organize were front and center today in Decatur on Tuesday, during a visit from U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh.
Dunwoody breaks ground on $3 million park in Perimeter CenterThe City of Dunwoody broke ground on a multi-million dollar park at Perimeter Center East, proceeding with plans that were initiated before the pandemic halted the project.
Clayton County school mask, clear bookbag mandates draw mixed reactionThe school mask requirement is back in Clayton County, a clear backpack policy will take effect this fall, and both mandates are drawing mixed reaction.
Metro Atlantans respond to Biden's executive order on extreme heatThe sweltering heat is a struggle for many on two fronts: how to stay cool and how to pay the bill, but a new presidential executive order promises to provide relief.
Gwinnett County Police K9 Sika makes first "arrest"Gwinnett County’s newest officer is a K9 named Sika, whose special skills put her ahead of the pack.
Decatur doctor explains recent COVID surge, variants and booster shotsCOVID cases are up and so are the questions about variants and whether booster shots are helping. A local doctor shared what you need to know now and for the foreseeable future.