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.
Atlantic Station Mural: Kelsey Montague's Interactive Artwork Celebrates The CommunityIn addition to shopping, eating and hanging out at Atlantic Station, visitors can catch of glimpse of interactive art displays, including a mural painted by notable artist Kelsety Montague.
City Of Tucker Holds William "Bill" Rosenfeld Park DedicationTucker City Councilman Bill Rosenfeld dedicated his life to serving others, and the city held a special park dedication on May 28, 2021, honoring his legacy.
Stonecrest Financial Scandal: Mayor's $235K City Bank Account WithdrawalCW69 has reported over the last several weeks about financial scandal in Stonecrest involving alleged misuse of city funds. Now, the city is looking into why the mayor withdrew a large sum of money from one of their bank accounts.
DeKalb Co. Creates First Dementia-Friendly County In GeorgiaDeKalb County hosted a drive-thru kick off event at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Stonecrest on May 26, 2021, to celebrate its efforts to become Georgia's first dementia-friendly county in the state.