Car enthusiasts and community organizers rallied last night over a proposed amendment that could land some street racers extra time in jail.
Atlanta Activists Rally Against Proposed Street Racing AmendmentCar enthusiasts and community organizers rallied last night over a proposed amendment that could land some street racers extra time in jail.
A One-Woman Musical On Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes From The Group TLC Is Available For StreamingRecorded at the Aurora Theater, a digital production of "To The Left: A Tribute To The Life Of Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes" will be available for streaming. Lopes was part of Atlanta-based TLC with Rozonda "Chili" Thomas and Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins before she died in a car crash in 2002. The musical was written and performed by Kerisse Hutchinson.
Three Cobb County Elementary Schools Are Testing Out New Technology To Help Fight COVID-10Bryant, Belmost Hills, And Argyle Elementary Schools-- will be the ones to try the new products. The first is a hand rinsing device that uses a natural disinfectant to neutralize bacteria and viruses, another is an ultra-violet light that sterilizes the classrooms overnight and lastly-- an app which logs a user's symptoms to let them know if they can attend school or not.
Fulton Co. Election Officials Tackle COVID OutbreakFulton County says it’s fully staffed to handle record-breaking voter turnout during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, officials say five permanent employees and 18 contractors working at the elections warehouse have tested positive for the virus.
University Of Florida Football Facility Remains Closed Until Monday Due To More COVID Cases In The Gators Football ProgramTwenty-six players have tested positive since October 13th, but most are showing mild symptoms, or no symptoms at all, according to head coach Dan Mullen. Mullen has tested positive and is working from home.
No Fish Story: Man Catches Record Blue CatfishTim Trone of Havana, FL is the new state record holder for the blue catfish. His catch, weighed 110 lb, 6 oz, beating the previous record by more than 17 pounds
Georgia Posts Record Early Voting2020 Election update
A Cobb County Board Of Education Member Took A Knee During The Pledge Of AllegianceDoctor Jaha Howard kneeled during the pledge at the board's October 15th meeting. Howard told CW69 News At 10 he made the move because he loves the country enough to "call out a cancer that keeps us from reaching our true potential." He said the country has a problem with white supremacy and systemic racism.
Atlanta Is Implementing Anti-Displacement Program For Legacy Residents.The Anti-Displacement Program would authorize the use of the first installment of the Gulch Housing Trust Fund in the amount of $4.6 million dollars to help offset rising property taxes for Atlanta residents.
Governor Kemp Names Leader of Rural Georgia Economic Development Strike TeamTift County Development Authority President and CEO Brian Marlowe is the new Deputy Commissioner for Rural Georgia.
NASCAR Rolls Into Texas Motor Speedway This Weekend, As The Playoffs Continue For The Cup SeriesJoey Logano was the winner last weekend at Kansas with Dawsonville’s Chase Elliott posting a 6th place finish. With the Logano win, he secures a spot in the final four. He jumped to the top of the board and Elliott now finds himself in the fifth spot with two more races to try and secure his spot in his first final four.
The World Series Will Feature The Los Angeles Dodgers And The Tampa Bay RaysThe Braves will watch from the sidelines this time, but club management saw enough this season to feel that Atlanta’s return to the World Series is not far away.
NASA Is About Make History With Its Latest MissionToday, a spacecraft will attempt to retrieve a sample from an asteroid that could impact earth in the late 21-hundreds
Let's Do LunchDunwoody Mayor Lynn Deutsch started a campaign to help local restaurants called let's do lunch.
The Candidates For Georgia's Special Election Met For The First Time In A Virtual Debate Last NightAccording to polls, incumbent Senator Kelly Loeffler, fellow Republican U.S. Representative Doug Collins, and Democrat Reverend Raphael Warnock are the top three candidates.
CVS Is Going On A Hiring SpreeThey are projecting a flood of demand during flu season.
Pfizer Is Now The Front Runner In The Race To Develop A Coronavirus VacineThe company hopes to have 100 million doses available by the end of the year.
Negotiations Between The White House And Democrats For A New Coronavirus Relief Package Are Under PressureHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi set a 48-hour deadline to work out their differences or wait until after the election. Both sides are willing to spend around two trillion dollars-- but there are disputes about how to use the money. Senate Republicans are expected to vote on a $500 billion bill Wednesday that lacks Democratic support.
Glynn County Firefighters Go Above The Call Of DutyAfter a pair of Glynn County firefighters responded to multiple calls to help a man up off the floor, they cooked him a meal! Firefighters learned the elderly man lived alone and was trying to eat-- but every time he tried to go to the kitchen he would fall. So while one fire fighter checked the man's vitals, the other cooked him an egg sandwich with a glass of orange juice! While the patient ate his breakfast, they washed his dishes and cleaned the kitchen.
Property Owners In Gwinnett County Will Get A Small Break When It Comes To Their TaxesA Cares Act grant has eliminated all fees when using a credit or debit card to pay a property tax bill. Property owners have been able to pay their tax bills since September. If you've already paid with a credit or debit card - you'll have the fee refunded to you. Taxes are due December first.
Georgia Secretary Of State Praised Voters For Setting Records TodayBrad Raffensperger said by the end of the day over 1.5 million people will have voted early either in person or through absentee voting. That's more than a 150% increase compared to the 2016 election. The secretary of state expects 2.5 million people to have voted by the end of the early election period.
President Trump Continued His Trip To Western Battleground States TodayThe campaign continues to center around the coronavirus pandemic with both candidates focusing on the topic.
The City Of Brookhaven Wants Drivers To Be More Cautious Of Pedestrians And CyclistsThe city passed a "vulnerable road user" ordinance last week. The ordinance will require drivers to maintain a distance of at least three feet from anyone I on the road who isn't driving. rivers must also yield the right of way to those people when making a turn at an intersection. The ordinance goes into effect next year.
More Cobb County Students Returned To Their Classrooms TodayThe district says about 50% of middle schools returned to their classrooms today. The other half chose to stay with remote learning. The district plans to allow high school students back to their classrooms on November 5th.