Morris Brown College celebrates reaccreditationAfter 20 years, historically Black Morris Brown College has regained its accreditation. The Atlanta-based school had lost its accreditation due to misappropriation of funds. In recent years, the school has shown it has repaired the issues that had cause the problems.
DeKalb parents, state officials, pressure school board members over conditionsState officials and parents are putting pressure on DeKalb County school board members to address poor conditions in school buildings and the decision to fire the superintendent.
New ordinance in memory of 12-year-old to help prevent heat-related illnessesA new South Fulton ordinance in memory of 12-year-old Johnny Tolbert mandates heat-related injury training for coaches, as well as water vessels in all park facilities.
DeKalb County officials discuss decision to fire school superintendentThe DeKalb County Board of Education's decision to fire Superintendent Cheryl Watson-Harris and poor conditions inside the schools have placed board members on the hot seat.
Frontline Response hits big milestone combatting sex trafficking, homelessnessMembers of a local organization are on the front lines of rescuing people from homelessness and sex trafficking and hit a big milestone of 3,000 rescues.
Building the community's center for Avondale EstatesThe new Avondale Estates Town Green is under construction, with the new facility expected to be completed by early summer, according to city officials.
Officials say voters should make a plan to vote in the primary electionAlthough the voter registration deadline has passed, those who wish to vote by mail should visit the Secretary of State's website to obtain an absentee ballot. Visit for a ballot application.
Lost Mountain cityhood movement sits squarely on West Cobb ballotWest Cobb County residents living in the Lost Mountain community will soon decide whether to become an independent city. It's one of several cityhood movements making headlines around Metro Atlanta.
MARTA announces launch of its first electric busesThe transit agency will place three electric buses into service beginning May 1. The new vehicles will run on Routes 2 and 102, originating at the North Avenue station, operating out of the Laredo Bus Operations facility in DeKalb County.
Scott Elementary, volunteers team up for Earth Day service projectVolunteers with several organizations joined students at Scott Elementary School for Earth Day. They completed a service project to celebrate the day, as well as news of the school earning a STEM certification.
MotoAmerica Championship Series returns to Michelin Raceway Road AtlantaThousands of people are expected to race their way to MotoAmerica Superbikes at Atlanta this weekend, where they’ll get a look at some two-wheeled action hitting the track.
Brady Avenue Project in Atlanta is nearly completeThe Brady Avenue Project on the city's Upper West Side includes a protected cycle track that consolidates protected bi-directional lanes for cyclists on the roadway as a safety measure.
US Sen. Jon Ossoff announces HBCU technology investmentsSen. Ossoff visited Atlanta's Spelman College to announce the securing of information technology investments for HBCUs across the state.
Fulton County DA, APD appalled bond granted to suspect in police shootingThe Fulton County District Attorney and the Atlanta Police Department are in an uproar after a judge granted bond to an alleged gang member who allegedly shot an officer.
'The Buc' - A new ridesharing service is available in BuckheadThe on-demand, app-based microtransit service runs primarily during the morning rush, lunch, and evening hours. Rides are ordinarily $3, but rides to MARTA stations are free.
Parents dismayed by school board decision over proposed Druid Hills H.S. renovationsThe DeKalb County School Board voted Tuesday night on a districtwide repair plan that left some parents confused and outraged.
City says bar's outdoor seating area is against code restrictions97 Estoria opened an outdoor seating area in its parking lot adjacent to the Beltline during the Pandemic. With the return to more traditional traffic patterns, the city now says the restaurant must remove the patio seating.
Family of boy shot at Golden Glide Skating Rink offers reward for informationA family is looking for answers after someone shot an 11-year-old boy at a DeKalb County skating rink. A $10,000 reward has been offered for info on who pulled the trigger.
Black Coffee Fest geared toward helping small businessesThe Black Coffee Fest included more than 40 vendors over the weekend and was geared toward helping, empowering and inspiring people to start their own small businesses.
Dashcam video shows East Point officer-involved shooting that left man paralyzedMore than three years after an East Point officer-involved shooting left a man paralyzed, his attorneys received the never-before-seen dashcam footage of the incident.
Morehouse College team wins national academic competitionAtlanta's Morehouse College topped teams from more than 60 HBCU schools to win the 2022 Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship. In addition to national bragging rights, the Morehouse men also picked up a $75,000 institutional grant for the school.
Atlanta mayor, police announce "significant arrests" of repeat offenders, fugitivesAPD officials joined Mayor Andre Dickens for a press conference on April 14, 2022, to release details on some significant arrests made and their ongoing efforts to bring repeat offenders and fugitives to justice.
MARTA steps up security in wake of NYC Subway attackAtlanta riders say they've noticed an increased security presence on the transit system in the days following the frightening subway attack in New York City. A 62-year-old man has been apprehended in connection with the Brooklyn attack.
Druid Hills H.S. students, parents raise concerns about sub-par school conditionsDruid Hills High School students and their parents are raising concerns about the sub-par conditions inside the school, and they’re demanding the school board take immediate action to renovate the buildings.

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