Hundreds Attend Holly Springs Officer Joe Burson's FuneralFamily, friends and police gathered Monday afternoon to say goodbye to Holly Springs Police Officer Joe Burson, 24, who was killed in the line of duty.
Food Hall With Local, International Cuisines Coming To Underground AtlantaIf you’re looking for more places to eat in the Downtown Atlanta area, you’ll soon have 21 new options at Underground Atlanta. A new food hall with multiple vendors is under construction.
Atlanta Attorneys File Lawsuit Against City, Police Officers Who Tased Two College StudentsAttorneys for Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young, who were tased by Atlanta police, are suing the City of Atlanta and several officers.
Gwinnett Co. Commissioner Carden Proposes Solutions To Trash Collection ComplaintsA Gwinnett County commissioner has made trash a top priority, after receiving several complaints about waste haulers. He now wants to overhaul how the county oversees its trash collection services.
Co-Worker Reflects On Employee Killed Over Mask Argument At Decatur SupermarketAn employee at Big Bear Supermarket in Decatur shared what happened as an argument over a face mask turned deadly on June 14, 2021, and an angry customer killed his co-worker.
Cobb County Bus Driver Ordered To Jail In Alleged Student Assault CaseA magistrate court judge issued an arrest warrant for Cobb County school bus driver Richard Tebbens nearly two years after an alleged 2019 assault and battery case involving a 10-year-old student.
Atlanta Closes Block Of Edgewood Ave. On Weekends For Pedestrian SafetyAtlanta City Council recently voted to close Edgewood Avenue between Jackson Street and Boulevard NE during weekends this summer to create a pedestrian-friendly area for businesses.
HUD Awards Georgia $17 Million Grant For Affordable HousingHUD recently allocated $17 million to Georgia for the development, re-development and preservation of affordable housing, which helps low-income families.
Atlanta Police Roll Out Summer Crime Reduction Plan To Address ViolenceAtlanta’s continued upticks in crime have kept police on their toes, prompting Police Chief Rodney Bryant to roll out a summer crime reduction plan to address the issue.
GA Congressman David Scott Sponsors Apprenticeship Bill Targeting Young African AmericansCongressman David Scott (D-District 13) announced House Resolution 3445, the "Jobs, On-the-Job 'Earn While You Learn’ Training and Apprenticeships for Young African Americans Act of 2021.”
Lawsuit Blames Atlanta City Officials For 8-Year-Old Secoriea Turner's DeathAttorneys for the family of Secoriea Turner, 8, who was shot and killed during protests in July 2020, filed a lawsuit blaming city officials and Wendy's for her death.
Car Crash Causes Fire At Piedmont Pointe Shopping Plaza, Several Businesses DestroyedA car involved in a police chase slammed into the Piedmont Pointe Shopping Plaza, causing a fire that destroyed several businesses on June 4, 2021.
Georgia Education Board Passes Resolution On Critical Race TheoryMembers of the Georgia Board of Education voted 11-2 to pass a resolution, joining several states and school systems looking to ban teaching on race. Critical Race Theory Co-Author Kendall Thomas responded to the decision.
Metro Atlanta Schools Revisit Face Mask Requirements After Executive OrderMetro Atlanta school systems are reviewing their face mask procedures following Governor Brian Kemp's Executive restricting school districts from requiring them.
MLB 'Gave In To The Cancel Culture': Hearing Date Announced For MLB All-Star Game Move From AtlantaA hearing date has been set for the lawsuit over Major League Baseball's decision to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta.