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.
Local advocates oppose Atlanta City Jail bed lease agreementThe City of Atlanta’s plans to lease hundreds of beds to Fulton County inmates is sparking outrage with advocates who say it hurts the most vulnerable.
Father and son sentenced to life in prison for federal hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery's killingTwo of the three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery as he jogged through a Georgia neighborhood in early 2020 were sentenced to life in prison Monday for federal hate crimes.
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.
Univ. of West Georgia instructor charged in fatal shooting of studentA university instructor in Carrollton, Ga., has been charged with killing an 18-year-old student who was shot while sitting in a car.
Family demands answers as video raises questions in death of GA mother who fell out of patrol carNewly released police bodycam footage is raising questions in the death of a mother of two who fell out of a moving patrol car in Georgia.
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.
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.