Some 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.
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.
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.
‘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.
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.
DeKalb Votes Together CampaignA number of local organizations are pushing voters to cast their ballots well ahead of the November election to avoid issues. Fifteen pastors with the DeKalb Pastors Christian Alliance met up this week to kick off their campaign called DeKalb Votes Together.
Breonna Taylor's BoyFriend Speaks Out For First Time Since Her DeathHe is now suing the police, the Kentucky Attorney General and the Louisville mayor.
William Harbour Celebration of LifeFamily and friends gathered for a Celebration of Life Service at Murray Brothers Cascade Chapel in Atlanta on September 2, 2020, to remember Freedom Rider and civil rights activist Dr. William Harbour.
Roswell Police Looking For Black Lives Matter Sign VandalsThe signs are located near Roswell High School
Exxon Gas Station AttackThe victim can be seen on surveillance eating her food at the trunk area of her car while her one year old child is asleep inside. The attack occurs in the shadow area in the upper right corner.
Gas Station AttackThe victim can be seen on surveillance eating her food at the trunk area of her car while her one year old child is asleep inside. The attack occurs in the shadowed area in the upper right corner.
Chamblee Child Abduction CaseChamblee police and other law enforcement agencies released new details on a DeKalb County child abduction case at a press conference on August 31, 2020, attended by the rescued one-year-old's family.
Atlanta Protesters Rally In Solidarity With March On WashingtonLocal protesters marched from Centennial Olympic Park to the Georgia State Capitol, rallying with other groups around the country in solidarity with the March on Washington.
Operation Not Forgotten: 39 Missing Children FoundLocal and federal law enforcement agencies have found nearly 40 missing children and arrested nine people through Operation Not Forgotten, an initiative to rescue endangered children.
DeKalb County Recycling Center DelayedJudge Tangela Barrie heard the case of the City of Stonecrest vs. Metro Green Recycling on Wednesday afternoon at the DeKalb County Superior Court in a virtual hearing.