Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp delivered his State of the State address before the Georgia General Assembly on Thursday, focusing on the economy, saying the state is open for business and emphasizing record levels of jobs and investments. Democrats countered, saying that lawmakers should not put their heads in the sand during the pandemic.
Born from one of Atlanta's darkest times, Camp Best Friends thrives years laterA summer camp launched during a dark time in Atlanta history is still providing a safe haven and fun activities for kids more than four decades later.
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AJC Peachtree Road Race runners reflect on freedom, equality for Fourth of JulyThe AJC Peachtree Road Race, known as the largest 10K race in the world, returned to Atlanta for the Fourth of July. Several runners shared how the race held special meaning for the country during the holiday.
Focus Atlanta - Spectrum Color RunThe Spectrum 5K Color Run will be held on August 7th and partial proceeds will benefit Morris Brown College.
Focus Atlanta - Mosquito PreventionMosquito Joe discusses the dangers of standing water and suggests natural mosquito repellants you can plant in your yard.
Focus Atlanta - Heat StrokeAmerican Family Care provides tips to help us avoid heat stroke and keep us safe during the heat wave.
Focus Atlanta - Tutors NeededReading Corp asks for community volunteers to assist with tutoring students who have fallen behind during the pandemic.
Sen. Warnock chairs congressional hearing in Georgia on push to lower prescription drug costsSenator Raphael Warnock visited Fayetteville Senior Services to hear from seniors and healthcare advocates about skyrocketing drug costs. He chaired the Senate Aging Committee’s first congressional hearing in Georgia.
Preparing for the annual AJC Peachtree Road RaceAtlanta is home to the world's largest 10K road race each year, and after a multi-day event due to the pandemic, the race is back to its traditional home on the 4th of July. Race director Rich Keenan talks with CW69 News about what to look for this year.
Delta pilots protest for new contracts, more pay ahead of July 4 weekendPilots for Delta Air Lines picketed in the carrier's home of Atlanta as well as at airports nationwide on Thursday, protesting the gridlock of their contract negotiations, as the airline battles ongoing staffing shortages and flight cancellations. Pilots have taken an unprecedented step in pressuring management for changes.
Fulton DA drops charges against man attacked by Alpharetta K9 during an arrestFulton County District Attorney Fani Willis dropped the criminal charges against Travis Moya, nearly one year after he was attacked by a K9 with the Alpharetta Police Department. Moya and his attorneys said that despite this, they are still fighting for justice.
New Atlanta Police precinct opened in BuckheadMayor Andre Dickens and Ga. Gov. Brian Kemp cut the ribbon on a new police precinct in Buckhead on Wednesday, but everyone wasn't celebrating. Supporters of the Buckhead City Movement protested, saying the new precinct is not enough to stem an increase in crime in the busy shopping and business area of Atlanta.
Staying safe with fireworks during holiday seasonWith Independence Day upon us, everyone is reminded to celebrate safely. Handling fireworks properly and disposing of spent fireworks is something that should be top of mind when it comes to celebrating. Be safe and enjoy the season!
Judge halts construction of recycling plant in StonecrestA DeKalb County judge has ordered the stop of construction on a recycling plant in Stonecrest. Residents of a subdivision adjacent to the plant strongly opposed the location of the facility.
Georgia Democrats and Republicans are calling each other out over Roe v. Wade decisionBoth sides of the political aisle are viewing the controversial overturning of the landmark abortion rights decision as a rallying cry for voters in the upcoming midterm elections, less than six months away.
Focus Atlanta - Budget TravelWe give tips on how to travel on a budget this summer.
Focus Atlanta - Carribbean Heritage MonthWe celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month with the Founder of Alikay Naturals.
Focus Atlanta - Menopausal HealthWe discuss the symptoms of menopause that can be treated with lifestyle changes and diet.
Focus Atlanta - Women's HealthBreast Cancer Survivor discusses the best way to advocatefor better healthcare.
Georgia abortion rights advocates vow to continue fighting in wake of decisionAbortion rights advocates across Georgia said they plan to keep fighting in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade abortion rights case.
Georgia's anti-abortion advocates celebrate Dobbs ruling overturning Roe V. WadeThe Dobbs ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade is drawing support from anti-abortionists in Georgia. All eyes are now on a Georgia anti-abortion Heartbeat Law that was placed on hold pending the outcome of this ruling.
American Red Cross encouraging folks to donate bloodDonations of blood are about 21 percent lower during holiday periods. As a result, people are encouraged to take the time to donate blood to the Red Cross.
Air travel tips to navigate flight cancellations and delaysFlight cancellations and long delays have become the norm at airports around the country, as staff shortages continue.