Mayor 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.
Metro Atlanta BBB Warns Holiday Shoppers Against Online Purchase ScamsThe Better Business Bureau says product and labor shortages are driving more consumers to shop online for the holidays. As a result, the agency says more online purchase scams are growing. They shared a few tips to make sure folks "Shop Safe and Shop Smart" this holiday season.
Gov. Kemp Hosts Roundtable Focusing on Georgia Business Supply Chain ProblemsGeorgia Gov. Brian Kemp hosted a roundtable on Monday that took a closer look at supply chain issues plaguing businesses throughout the state and how to remedy them.
One-on-One With Mayoral Candidate and City Council President Felicia MooreOur Deidre Johnson spoke with Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore on Friday, asking about her campaign in the days leading up to the Nov. 30 mayoral runoff election.
One-on-One With Mayoral Candidate Andre Dickens Ahead of The Runoff ElectionAtlanta City Councilman and mayoral candidate Andre Dickens spoke candidly with CW69 News' Deidre Johnson about the upcoming runoff election.
Closing Arguments In The Trial of Three Men Accused of Killing Ahmaud Arbery Begin MondayAttorneys will begin closing arguments in the case of three men accused in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, in a Glynn County courtroom on Monday. It took national outcry and a video of the attack for charges to be brought in the case, 74 days after Arbery was shot and killed in February 2020.
Hosea Helps Partners With Delta Sigma Theta For Annual Thanksgiving Food DistributionHosea Helps distributed Thanksgiving food items to hundreds of families at their annual distribution on Friday, November 19, 2021. This year, the organization partnered with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority for the annual event.
APD Officers, Driver Reflect On Dramatic Crash Rescue Caught On Body CameraIntense bodycam footage shows Atlanta police officers struggling to save a man from a burning car last weekend. The driver and the officers who saved his life recalled the horrific chain of events that ultimately led to his rescue.
Early Voting Underway for Atlanta's Nov. 30 Mayoral RunoffEarly voting began on Wednesday for Atlanta's mayoral runoff and runs through Wednesday, Nov. 24. For details on where you can cast your ballot early, and to check your voter status, please visit the Georgia Secretary of State's My Voter Page at https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/
Local Emergency Responders Learn How to Handle Rail-Related HAZMAT IncidentsThe Norfolk Southern's HAZMAT Safety Train came to Atlanta on Wednesday. The goal -- to help local first responders learn about rail-related incidents and how to best respond effectively to them.
Atlanta Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony For Cascade Road Improvement ProjectThe City of Atlanta broke ground on the Cascade Road Complete Street Project on Wednesday. City officials reflected on the long road to these improvements and shared what Southwest Atlanta drivers and pedestrians can expect.
Georgia Labor, Home Care Worker Advocates Urge Congress To Pass Build Back Better ActLabor advocates and community leaders rallied outside the nation’s Capitol on November 16, 2021, as local leaders rallied inside the Georgia State Capitol, demanding that federal lawmakers pass President Biden's Build Back Better Agenda.
Downtown Atlanta Rally For Release of Emergency Rental Assistance FundsDozens gathered in downtown Atlanta to rally for the release of emergency rental assistance funds at a Tuesday event organized by the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America.
Stonecrest Resident, State Lawmaker Respond To Federal Charges Against MayorAllegations that Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary stole COVID-19 relief funds are now playing out in federal court. A bookkeeper is also facing charges in the case.
New Airport Rideshare Location Causing Some Confusion For TravelersA new pick-up location for Uber and Lyft riders at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport is causing some confusion and long wait times.
Atlanta History Center Hosts Its Annual Veterans Day ServiceThe Atlanta History Center's Veterans Day commemoration event honors veterans for their service and sacrifice. A key theme to this year's celebration is to honor those inducted into the Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame.
Metro Atlanta Residents Impacted By Highest Inflation In DecadesAccording to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Atlanta's inflation topped all other metro areas around the country as of October 2021.
Atlanta VA Medical Center Holds First Veterans Day ParadeAtlanta VA Medical Center staff hosted a parade to salute the veterans they serve every day on November 11, 2021.
Dept. Of Labor Recognizes Atlanta-Based Company For Hiring, Supporting VeteransThe U.S. Department of Labor announced its annual HIRE Vets Medallion Award recipients in a virtual ceremony this week. HIRE Vets stands for Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans.
Atlanta History Center Celebrates Veterans DayAtlanta History Center honors veterans in annual service.
Mayor, City Officials To Put Pre-Arrest Diversion Center at Atlanta City JailAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and other city officials announced an agreement to put a pre-arrest diversion center at the city jail after years of overcrowding at the Fulton County Detention Center.
Metro Atlanta Stores Launch Holiday Shopping Season, Black Friday DealsIt’s officially holiday shopping season in Metro Atlanta. Customers cashed in on some early Black Friday deals at The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta this past weekend.
Marta Holds Hearing On New Bus RoutesCommunity members voiced their concerns over the new route.
'How Not To Suck At Money': Invesco, Sports Legends Discuss Financial Literacy At Georgia TechWhen entering the adult world, it's no secret that managing your finances can be hard, but an Atlanta-based investment company has unveiled a new game designed to teach young adults and college students more about financial literacy.
Georgia’s New Election Law Impacts Fulton Co. Voters, Polls During November 2021 ElectionGeorgia voters and poll volunteers had new rules to follow on November 2, 2021 in the wake of Georgia's election law.