Remnants Of Hurricane Sally Cause Downed Trees, FloodingHurricane Sally became a tropical depression, but it still packed a punch here in Metro Atlanta, snapping trees and snatching down power lines.
Census 2020 Deadline: Atlanta Mayor Urges Residents To RespondTime is running out for residents to complete the 2020 Census. In a virtual press conference on September 16, 2020, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says all residents need to respond to the census by the September 30, 2020 deadline to ensure future funding for the city.
Controversy Brews Over Atlanta's Tennis Courts Management ContractThe answer to who will manage Atlanta’s tennis courts is still up in the air, and here lately, it’s back and forth over the net between the former contractor, Universal Tennis Management (UTM), also known as Universal Tennis Academy (UTA), and a recommended contractor, Agape Tennis Academy.
TAKE 3: 09.15.2020- Noon to Night - ATLFF - Pumpkin Festival
Protesters Blame Clayton Co. Sheriff For Policing IssuesProtesters and an attorney representing Roderick Walker, a man arrested and beaten by deputies during a traffic stop on September 11, 2020, say his arrest is drawing attention to bigger issues with the Clayton County Sheriff.
Focus Atlanta - Black Pride TeesLocal entrepreneur gives insight and encouragement to other business owners.
Focus Atlanta - Infinity LearningIf you are struggling through virtual classroom settings, get tips from the experts at Infinity Learning.
Focus Atlanta - Team MVPTeam MVP welcomes the community to work out in a safe and healthy environment using the GTech solution.
Focus Atlanta - FRACFood Research and Action Center provides details about how families can receive additional resources for school aged children through the pandemic.
‘Never Forget’: Metro Atlanta Agencies Hold Virtual 9/11 Remembrance CeremoniesVirtually all of the annual ceremonies remembering the September 11 attacks were cancelled in the Metro Atlanta area due to COVID-19, but many law enforcement agencies, like Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services, decided to keep the tradition going with virtual ceremonies.
Big Creek Wastewater Treatment PlantConstruction Starts On Largest Expansion in Fulton County History.
Wanted Fugitive CaughtDalton Lee Potter was taken into custody without incident after a three-day manhunt.
Atlanta City Council Shelves Proposed Contract For New Tennis Court ManagerAtlanta City Council voted 14-1 yesterday in favor of discarding a recommendation for Agape Tennis Academy to manage the city’s five tennis courts.
COVID-19: Local Agencies Exploring Possible Eviction SolutionsThe future is still uncertain for many renters, even after President Donald Trump authorized the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to put a moratorium on evictions for the next several months. Local agencies are looking for long term solutions.
Couple Raises Money To Place Memorial Benches Honoring Racial Murder VictimsA Smyrna couple is behind some memorial benches that pay tribute to three Black people people whose violent deaths have sparked national outrage.
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TAKE 3: 09.08.2020- Black Restaurant Week - Fifth Group Restaurants - Dresden Elementary
Focus Atlanta - Fit CrawlJoin the Roof at Ponce City Market for a fitness crawl on September 13th.
Focus Atlanta - Youth CommissionThe deadline for the Fulton County Youth Commission application is approaching quickly!
Focus Atlanta - GameBRKZGameBRKZ introduces the culture of esports to Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Focus Atlanta - GenYOUthLearn how you can support GenYOUth as they help children to maintain good health and nutrition through partnerships with Kroger and local school systems.
Stargirl MaskHow to paint your Stargirl mask.
Dragon Con LegacyA look at past and present Dragon Con and the plans for this year's virtual convention.
Metro Atlanta Black Restaurant WeekBlack Restaurant Week is from September 4-13, 2020, and highlights several Black restaurants and chefs from around the Atlanta area. CW69's Valencia Jones visited two of the participating businesses.