UGA Fraternity Suspends Operations After 'Racist, Sexist' Chat MessagesAfter "racist, sexist, and otherwise discriminatory comments" were made by members on a messaging app, an University of Georgia fraternity has self-suspended operations indefinitely according to a statement from the University of Georgia Interfraternity Council (IFC).
Combatting Human Trafficking: Ivanka Trump, AG Barr Join Atlanta Panel DiscussionIvanka Trump, President Donald Trump's oldest daughter and one of his top advisers, visited Atlanta today alongside U.S. Attorney General William Barr. The two joined a panel discussion focused on the fight to stop human trafficking in the state and across the country.
Focus Atlanta - Westside Future FundThe Westside has historically been a thriving part of the city, with the help of Atlanta's Mayor affordable housing can reclaim its rightful place.
Focus Atlanta - Jeffrey Campbell Evans FoundationThe foundation provides housing near hospitals for transplant recipients and their families in honor of Jeffrey Campbell Evans..
Focus Atlanta - Sickle Cell FoundationSeptember is Sickle Cell Awareness Month and you can help patients with a simple blood donation.
Focus Atlanta - Elevate Atlanta Public ArtThis year Elevate will virtually tap into your love of visual art, dance and music and light your fire for advocacy and change.
Atlanta Lions Club, Local Organizations Distribute 13,000 Boxes Of ProduceSome local organizations unloaded 13,000 boxes of fresh produce to give away on September 18, 2020, near downtown Atlanta. Lines of people showed up to receive some of the boxes in the historic Westside and Lakewood neighborhoods.
'I'm Still A Little Bit Shook': Dunwoody Woman Survives Falling TreeA Dunwoody woman is counting her blessings, after a tree came crashing down on her car while she was driving.
'I Feared For My Life': Man Arrested, Beaten By Clayton Co. Deputies Speaks At Press ConferenceRoderick Walker joined his attorneys for a press conference on their efforts to dismiss his criminal case and to draw attention to what they call a corrupt Clayton County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
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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.