Allegations that Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary stole COVID-19 relief funds are now playing out in federal court. A bookkeeper is also facing charges in the case.
Focus Atlanta - Book LaunchYoung authors, introduce their work to the Atlanta community at an interactive event for the entire family.
Focus Atlanta - Zoo AtlantaZoo Atlanta wants to celebrate the holidays with the entire family. This year they introduce 'Illuminights', as they light up the zoo with colorful displays that will entertain any age.
Focus Atlanta - Giving TuesdayThe Georgia Center for Nonprofits discussed how we can all participate in "Giving Tuesday".
Focus Atlanta - Jerusalem HouseThe mission of Jerusalem House is to serve families infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS. This holiday they will sponser the children on their campuses with daily necessities and gifts.
Metro Atlanta BBB Warns Holiday Shoppers Against Online Purchase ScamsThe Better Business Bureau says product and labor shortages are driving more consumers to shop online for the holidays. As a result, the agency says more online purchase scams are growing. They shared a few tips to make sure folks "Shop Safe and Shop Smart" this holiday season.
Gov. Kemp Hosts Roundtable Focusing on Georgia Business Supply Chain ProblemsGeorgia Gov. Brian Kemp hosted a roundtable on Monday that took a closer look at supply chain issues plaguing businesses throughout the state and how to remedy them.
Focus Atlanta - Mental Health AwarenessPlatinum Gospel Recording Artist, Dante Bowe, discussed his battle with depression and his advocacy for mental health support.
Focus Atlanta - The Adventures of CharlieAuthor, Charles Schoen provided tips bout how to make your special needs child feel included and empowered.
Focus Atlanta - Long COVIDDr. Stephen Clark of Confluent Physical Therapy gave insight on how to cope with the effects of long COVID symptoms.
Focus Atlanta - Harnessing the Nine Hallmarks of AgingWe met Greg Macpherson, author of “Harnessing the Nine Hallmarks of Aging” to assist us in fighting off disease and living longer.
One-on-One With Mayoral Candidate and City Council President Felicia MooreOur Deidre Johnson spoke with Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore on Friday, asking about her campaign in the days leading up to the Nov. 30 mayoral runoff election.
One-on-One With Mayoral Candidate Andre Dickens Ahead of The Runoff ElectionAtlanta City Councilman and mayoral candidate Andre Dickens spoke candidly with CW69 News' Deidre Johnson about the upcoming runoff election.
Closing Arguments In The Trial of Three Men Accused of Killing Ahmaud Arbery Begin MondayAttorneys will begin closing arguments in the case of three men accused in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, in a Glynn County courtroom on Monday. It took national outcry and a video of the attack for charges to be brought in the case, 74 days after Arbery was shot and killed in February 2020.
Hosea Helps Partners With Delta Sigma Theta For Annual Thanksgiving Food DistributionHosea Helps distributed Thanksgiving food items to hundreds of families at their annual distribution on Friday, November 19, 2021. This year, the organization partnered with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority for the annual event.
APD Officers, Driver Reflect On Dramatic Crash Rescue Caught On Body CameraIntense bodycam footage shows Atlanta police officers struggling to save a man from a burning car last weekend. The driver and the officers who saved his life recalled the horrific chain of events that ultimately led to his rescue.
Early Voting Underway for Atlanta's Nov. 30 Mayoral RunoffEarly voting began on Wednesday for Atlanta's mayoral runoff and runs through Wednesday, Nov. 24. For details on where you can cast your ballot early, and to check your voter status, please visit the Georgia Secretary of State's My Voter Page at https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/
Local Emergency Responders Learn How to Handle Rail-Related HAZMAT IncidentsThe Norfolk Southern's HAZMAT Safety Train came to Atlanta on Wednesday. The goal -- to help local first responders learn about rail-related incidents and how to best respond effectively to them.
Atlanta Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony For Cascade Road Improvement ProjectThe City of Atlanta broke ground on the Cascade Road Complete Street Project on Wednesday. City officials reflected on the long road to these improvements and shared what Southwest Atlanta drivers and pedestrians can expect.
Georgia Labor, Home Care Worker Advocates Urge Congress To Pass Build Back Better ActLabor advocates and community leaders rallied outside the nation’s Capitol on November 16, 2021, as local leaders rallied inside the Georgia State Capitol, demanding that federal lawmakers pass President Biden's Build Back Better Agenda.
Downtown Atlanta Rally For Release of Emergency Rental Assistance FundsDozens gathered in downtown Atlanta to rally for the release of emergency rental assistance funds at a Tuesday event organized by the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America.
Stonecrest Resident, State Lawmaker Respond To Federal Charges Against MayorAllegations that Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary stole COVID-19 relief funds are now playing out in federal court. A bookkeeper is also facing charges in the case.
New Airport Rideshare Location Causing Some Confusion For TravelersA new pick-up location for Uber and Lyft riders at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport is causing some confusion and long wait times.
Focus Atlanta - MDVIPMDVIP provides tips and details on how to maintain good health by managing important doctor appointments, despite the pandemic.
Focus Atlanta - The Elegant Elf MarketplaceThe Elegant Elf Marketplace is back to serve the shopping needs of Sandy Springs while benefitting local non-profit organizations.