Governor Brian Kemp responded to the suicide bombings and withdrawal efforts in Afghanistan, as organizations in Atlanta support refugee evacuation efforts.
Atlanta Public Schools Renames School After Hank AaronThe renaming was celebrated with a special ceremony.
Students Protest Living Conditions At Historically Black Colleges and UniversitiesStudents say dorms are moldy and that federal funding is being cut by 95% to HBCUs.
U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff Meets With Clergy To Discuss Federal Voting Rights LegislationU.S. Senator Jon Ossoff (D-Georgia) met with Metro Atlanta faith leaders on October 18, 2021, for a roundtable in Decatur. They’re joining together in an urgent effort to pass federal voting legislation.
Ahmaud Arbery Murder Trial BeginsJury selection Began yesterday in the trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery
Brookhaven's Call To Action: Officials Seeking Public Input On City Centre Master PlanIt’s a call to action to participate and fulfill Brookhaven’s vision for a new City Centre. City officials shared why now is the time for taxpayers to give their input.
Atlanta Closes On $5 Billion Centennial Yards Redevelopment AgreementMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Atlanta is now ready to move forward with the Centennial Yards project, a $5 billion mixed-use development expected to create historic community investments.
U.S. Secretary Of Labor Visits Atlanta For Roundtables On Gender Pay Gap, Low WagesU.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh joined Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and community leaders in Atlanta for roundtable discussions on the gender wage gap, low wages and other workforce issues.
Gwinnett Co. Police Recruit Dies During First Physical Training DayGwinnett County police say Ronald Donat, 41, a police recruit, had just joined their 112th Training Academy, but his new career came to an unexpected and sad end during the first day of physical training.
Atlanta Braves Fans React To Game 3 Win Against Milwaukee BrewersSupport for the Atlanta Braves was real at Truist Park, with standing room only inside the stadium on October 11, 2021.
Gwinnett Co. PD Among Agencies Participating In National Faith & Blue WeekendNational Faith & Blue Weekend aims to connect communities and police departments with the help of local churches. The Gwinnett County Police Department was among several law enforcement agencies participating.
Atlanta Braves Fans Attend Watch Party At The Battery At Truist ParkWhile the Atlanta Braves are on the road for the National League Division Series, there’s a big party happening here at home, right at The Battery at Truist Park.
Protesters Rally Outside Georgia State Capitol To Halt EvictionsMore than a month after the CDC ended its eviction moratorium, a number of organizations rallied for thousands of tenants in Georgia who are facing homelessness and forced to live in unhealthy conditions.
Liberty Tire Drivers And Helpers Campaign To Join Union, Cite Poor Working ConditionsDrivers and helpers are campaigning to join the Teamsters Local Union 728. Organizers say poor working conditions, years without a raise and disrespect from management are why they’re calling for change.
Attorneys: Investigation Into JauMarcus McFarland's Elevator Death Reveals More TragedyAttorneys revealed new and disturbing details in the case of Champion Prep Academy football player JauMarcus McFarland, 18, who was crushed to death during an elevator incident.
Georgia Dems Blame State Labor Officials For Unresolved Unemployment Insurance ClaimsState lawmakers accuse the Georgia Department of Labor of failing to resolve unemployment claims and shifting responsibility to lawmakers.
Georgia Police Leaders Announce National Faith & Blue Weekend Events From Oct. 8-11Several Georgia law enforcement agencies gathered at the State Capitol to announce the 2021 National Faith & Blue Weekend.
Five Atlanta Elementary School Receive Donation To Launch Band ProgramsHuber Engineered Materials and Give A Note Foundation partnered to donate more than $16,000 to help launch band programs at Beecher Hills, Cascade, Miles, West Manor and Peyton Forest Elementary Schools.
Atlanta Community Celebrates Demolition Of Shell Gas Station On MLK Jr. DriveCity leaders held a “Fight Against Blight” Community Celebration on October 4, 2021 at an abandoned gas station they called a hotbed for drugs, crime and prostitution.
Celebrities Hit The Red Carpet At The BET Hip Hop Awards In AtlantaDozens of celebrities gathered in Atlanta for the BET Hip Hop Awards at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on Friday, October 1, 2021. BET will air the award show on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 9 p.m. EST.
Artists And Fleas Weekend Marketplace Comes To Ponce City Market In AtlantaAll the foot traffic along the Atlanta Beltline outside of Ponce City Market will have another destination starting tomorrow. A weekend marketplace called Artists and Fleas will bring at least 30 new vendors starting October 2, 2021.
Gov. Kemp, State Health Official Update Georgians On COVID And Potential New SurgeGovernor Brian Kemp and Public Health Commissioner Dr. Toomey gave an update on COVID and the possibility of a new surge in Georgia.
18th Annual 'Party In The Kitchen' To Raise Funds For Open Hand Atlanta On Sept. 30Party in the Kitchen is back for its 18th year as a fundraiser supporting Open Hand Atlanta. The dance party supports the organization's mission of delivering healthy meals to people battling or at risk of getting chronic diseases.
Former, Current Students Attend Historic David T. Howard High School Re-Opening CeremonyCurrent and former David T. Howard High School students are officially celebrating the historic school's rebirth as a middle school.
RNC Trains Georgia GOP Volunteers To Mobilize Voters, Ensure Election IntegrityThe Republican National Committee trained Georgia Republican volunteers to register and mobilize voters during the GOP's National Week of Training and spotlighted their ongoing efforts to ensure election integrity.