Metro Atlanta Ukrainian Community Responds To Russian Invasion Of Their HomelandThe Ukrainian Congress Committee of America's Georgia Branch is raising awareness of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and calling on the U.S. and its allies to take swift action.
Atlanta-Area Churches Receive $8.5 Million Grant To Create Affordable HousingA multimillion dollar grant will soon help several Metro Atlanta houses of worship create hundreds of affordable homes. Mayor Andre Dickens joined the organizations involved for a press conference to release the details on February 23, 2022.
Youth America Grand Prix Ballet Competition Held In Metro AtlantaHundreds of dancers came to Metro Atlanta for the Youth America Grand Prix, the world’s largest student ballet competition.
Policing Alternative Diversion Initiative Partnering With 311 For Non-EmergenciesATL 311 is partnering with PAD, the Policing Alternatives and Diversion Initiative, to cut down on arrests and provide resources to those in need.
Nourish + Bloom Market, World's First Black-Owned Autonomous Grocery Store, Opens In FayettevilleNourish + Bloom Market, a new grocery store in Fayetteville, is now the first Black-owned autonomous grocery store in the world. The owners were excited about the community's support at Friday's grand opening.
Family Of Vincent Truitt Files $150 Million Lawsuit Against Cobb County, Police OfficerThe family of Vincent Truitt, 17, filed a $150 million lawsuit against Cobb County and the officer involved in his death. They say the county and district attorney have failed to hold the officer accountable for what they call an unjustified shooting.
Atlanta Police Dept. Hosts Regional Law Enforcement Leadership TrainingThe Atlanta Police Department hosted a first-of-its kind Regional Leadership Training Conference last week, collaborating with multiple agencies to come up with solutions to recruitment and training challenges.
Volunteers Needed For Atlanta's Point-In-Time Homeless CountVolunteers are needed for Atlanta's Point-in-Time (PIT) homeless count, which tracks how many sheltered and unsheltered people in a given area are experiencing homelessness.
Atlanta Mayor Unveils Plans For New Buckhead Police PrecinctThe Atlanta Police Department will soon open a new police precinct in Buckhead. During an announcement ceremony on Thursday, Mayor Andre Dickens said opening the new APD Zone 2 Precinct is just one step the city is taking to reduce crime.
Activists, Family Of Matthew 'Zadok' Williams Continue Fight For Justice In DeKalb CountyNearly nine months after DeKalb County police shot and killed Matthew "Zadok" Williams, activists took their fight for justice inside the county administration building.
Biden, Harris Bring Push For Federal Voting Rights Laws To AtlantaPresident Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to Atlanta on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, to bring attention to voting rights legislation currently stalled in the Senate.
Georgia DPH Opens COVID-19 Mega-Testing Sites in DeKalb, Cobb CountiesAs the spike in COVID-19 continues in Georgia, the State Department of Health has opened new COVID-19 Mega Testing sites in Cobb and DeKalb Counties.
Homeless Advocates Demand More Warming Centers In DeKalb CountyA group of homeless advocates say DeKalb County is falling short in providing warm shelter and resources for people during the winter. They’re demanding officials take action to get homeless neighbors off the streets and in from the cold.
Metro Atlanta Doctors Respond To COVID Surge, Omicron Variant ConcernsCOVID-19 cases have been skyrocketing in Georgia again since mid-December, driving an increasing number of patients to local urgent cares. CW69's Valencia Jones spoke with Metro Atlanta doctors about the potential concerns, as new variants continue to emerge.
New Mayor Pushes Back Against Buckhead Efforts To Secede From AtlantaNew Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens spoke against the idea of a separate Buckhead City at his inauguration, as city council prepares to create a new task force addressing crime in the area.