DeKalb, other Metro areas open cooling shelters in response to extreme heatWith a heat index of 105 degrees on Thursday, people in DeKalb County found plenty of ways to stay cool, as the county and other Metro areas opened cooling stations.
Gwinnett K9 Officer Kai greets crowd of cheering officers after leaving animal hospitalGwinnett K9 Officer Kai checked out of the animal hospital on Tuesday afternoon to a cheering crowd of happy officers.
Fulton County relaunches community CourtWatch programA program allowing the public to engage in Fulton County’s court system is back up and running following the pandemic. Local officials are urging residents to sign up.
Atlanta celebrates restoration of African American Burial Grounds at Oakland CemeteryAs we head toward the Juneteenth holiday, the City of Atlanta is celebrating the first large-scale restoration of the African American Burial Grounds at the Historic Oakland Cemetery in more than a century.
Gwinnett County's 'Building Brains Anywhere' early learning program receives national recognitionA Gwinnett County early learning program called the Building Brains Anywhere program, also known as B2 Anywhere, has received national recognition. The program is providing students with the skills needed to enter kindergarten.
Indy Market offers summer jobs, opportunities for Atlanta-area youthIndy Market is opening doors for youth by giving them summer jobs and connections to opportunities.
City officials continue efforts to relocate Forest Cove Apt. residentsAtlanta City Councilman Jason Winston shared details about the latest developments surrounding the relocation efforts.
DeKalb Sheriff sponsoring Boys to Men, Girls to Pearls campA group of young men and ladies are spending the week at the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office for the second annual Boys-to-Men Camp and first Girls-to-Pearls event.
Destination Tomorrow opens new Atlanta LGBTQ+ community centerDestination Tomorrow, a New York-based LGBTQ+ community center, now has a destination in Atlanta. The Black trans-led organization will provide a number of community services in underserved areas.
Atlanta doctor weighs in on Georgia's first potential monkeypox caseHealth officials are reporting a suspected case of monkeypox here in Georgia, as the number of confirmed cases continues to increase worldwide.
2022 Atlanta Pride Run 5K expected to draw big turnout on June 5The Atlanta Pride Run 5K scheduled for June 5, 2022, could be the biggest one yet in the event’s 32-year history, according to Front Runners Atlanta, the organization that hosts the run.
Second Annual Atlanta Youth Summer Violence Intervention provides hope for juvenilesThe Project Safe Neighborhoods Credible Messenger Youth Summer Violence Intervention program is back for a second year. Youth mentors and multiple agencies are teaming back up and intervening to get kids back on the right path.
Mayor Dickens holds 'Signing Day' for Summer Youth Employment ProgramThousands of kids will be able to land jobs this summer through a city youth employment program. Mayor Andre Dickens held a signing day for several businesses committed to offering jobs.
Atlanta Mayor gives update on Light Up The Night streetlight initiativeAtlanta’s Light Up The Night initiative is underway to install 10,000 lights throughout the city. Mayor Andre Dickens and other officials gave an update on where the project stands and how it’s making neighborhoods safer.
Local parents respond strongly following Texas school shootingMetro Atlantans are reacting to the horrible news of the deadly mass school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. CW69’s Valencia Jones spoke with local parents who shared their thoughts on the tragedy.