Black Restaurant Week Is Underway In Atlanta Through Sept. 12Black Restaurant Week 2021 is in progress, and about 100 Metro restaurants are participating for its fifth year in Atlanta.
Lifeline Animal Project And Best Friends Animal Society Team Up To Clear The Shelters In AtlantaLifeLine offering free adoptions September 13 - 19 with $10,000 grant from best friends.
Attorneys For Family Of Teen Killed In Elevator Accident Launch Independent InvestigationAttorneys for JauMarcus McFarland, the teen killed when an elevator collapsed, have filed an independent investigation.
Atlanta-Based 'Jolie Noire' Clothing Line Celebrates Blackness, Diversity And InclusionAtlanta-based Jolie Noire showcased its size-inclusive clothing line for Body Image and Awareness week, which ran from September 1-8, 2021. CW69'S Valencia Jones gave us a look at the brand and the inspiration behind it.
Dragon Con 2021 Draws Thousands Of Fans To AtlantaDragon Con returns to Atlanta in 2021, with a few changes due to COVID. About 40,000 fans are expected to attend in person.
Nigerian Hacker And A Repeat Offender Sentenced For Unemployment Fraud And Tax Fraud SchemeBamidele Muraina, a Nigerian national who hacked into tax preparation firms and filed fraudulent unemployment benefit claims and tax returns using stolen personally identifiable information, and Gabriel Kalembo, a previously convicted fraudster who laundered the fraudulent assets, have been sentenced to federal prison.
Georgia Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Guns To BarbadosRashad Sargeant has pleaded guilty to unlawfully exporting firearms to Barbados. Together with co-defendant David Johnson, Sargeant shipped at least 30 guns to Barbados after obliterating the serial numbers of the firearms and packing them inside false compartments in boxes.
Blank Slate Monument, March On For Voting Rights Events Honor Dr. King's LegacyThis weekend, thousands of people will attend March on for Voting Rights events across the nation. This comes after a year marred by racial and social injustice and a controversial election cycle. Officials also unveiled an interactive monument in Atlanta to kick off the events.
Gov. Kemp, Atlanta Refugee Groups Respond To Afghanistan Suicide BombingsGovernor Brian Kemp responded to the suicide bombings and withdrawal efforts in Afghanistan, as organizations in Atlanta support refugee evacuation efforts.
Metro Atlanta Hospitals Overcrowded With Delta Variant PatientsHospitals in Georgia are facing severe strain as the Delta variant runs rampant. A local health official weighs in on the crisis.
A Quest For Success: Jurassic Joe's Journey From Prison To Chasing His DreamsJurassic Quest employee Joe Johnson shares how he went from prison to pursuing his dream to become an entertainer.
Former Bookkeeper Sentenced For Filing False Tax ReturnsAlice Sue Smith has been sentenced for stealing from her employer while working as the bookkeeper and for filing false tax returns.
Atlanta Man Sentenced For Sextorting Nine Teenage BoysMyles Frazier has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for the offenses of cyberstalking, enticement of a minor to engage in prostitution, and child pornography production.
Jurassic Quest: Dinosaurs To Roam Gwinnett County Fairgrounds Through Aug. 22This weekend is the last chance to catch Jurassic Quest, where you can see dinosaurs up close and in person. Families are taking a drive through history at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds through August 22.
Atlanta Record Store Owner Says Vinyl Records Are Here To StayEric Levin, the owner of Criminal Records, shares why vinyl records are making a come back.