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.
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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.
Police Arrested An Atlanta Man For Attempted Murder After His 18-Day-Old Baby Was Hospitalized With Anti-Freeze PoisoningPolice Arrested An Atlanta Man For Attempted Murder After His 18-Day-Old Baby Was Hospitalized With Anti-Freeze Poisoning. City of South Fulton Police arrested Curtis Jack after his baby was taken to children's healthcare of Atlanta Scottish Rite. Doctors found the infant tested positive for ethylene glycol, a chemical often found in automotive anti-freeze. Jack was charged with attempted murder, cruelty to children and child endangerment. The baby's condition has not been released.
Attorneys Demand City Of Atlanta Pay $16 Million For Secoriea Turner's DeathAttorneys with The Davis Bozeman and Cochran Law Firms are blaming Councilwoman Joyce Shepard, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and the City of Atlanta for the death of Secoriea Turner, 8. They announced their intent to file a lawsuit during a press conference on October 19, 2020.
Focus Atlanta- Plant Based PizzeriaPlant Based Pizzeria is open and ready to serve your vegan needs with great tasting food.
Focus Atlanta - Census 2020Make sure you are counted in Census 2020!
Focus Atlanta - Atlanta High School Art ExhibitionThe Annual Atlanta High School Art Exhibition will take place at Ponce City Market through October 24th.
Focus Atlanta - Tyke HikeTyke Hike provides fun educational tours of Atlanta parks for families of young children.