Biden, Harris Bring Push For Federal Voting Rights Laws To AtlantaPresident Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to Atlanta on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, to bring attention to voting rights legislation currently stalled in the Senate.
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. Some affect voters while others lay out procedures election offices need to follow.
Hosea Helps Celebrates 50th Anniversary And Grand Opening Of New FacilityHosea Helps is celebrating 50 years and the grand opening of their new location. Celebrities and community leaders helped cut the ribbon on the new facility on October 28, 2021.
Atlanta Police Officer Recovering Months After Drunk Driver Slammed Into His Patrol CarAtlanta Police Officer Duc Vo spoke for the first time months after a drunk driver slammed into his patrol car.
Georgia Expands CAPS Child Care Program To Add 10,000 More ChildrenGovernor Brian Kemp announced plans to extend the CAPS Child Care program to 10,000 more children, effective November 1, 2021, using American Rescue Plan funds.
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.
Metro Atlanta 'Be Rich Campaign' Murals Inspire People To Give, Serve And LoveSeveral hundred people came together to support non-profits with eight inspirational murals. They joined a global generosity effort called the Be Rich Campaign, to give, serve and love.
Demetrius Hollins Sues Gwinnett Police, Former Chief And County In 2017 Brutality CaseDemetrius Hollins and his attorneys announced a civil suit filed against Gwinnett County, the former police chief and the officers who beat and stomped on his head during a traffic stop in 2017.
Attorneys Rush To Block Demolition Of Arrive Perimeter Apt. Building Following ExplosionAttorneys heard about plans to demolish the Arrive Perimeter apartment building that exploded last week, injuring at least four people. They sprung into action, filing an injunction before arriving at the scene on September 21, 2021.
Hip Hop Artist Gunna, Goodr Partner To Open Grocery Store In Atlanta SchoolHip Hop Artist Gunna and Jasmine Crowe, the founder and CEO of Goodr, recently unveiled Gunna’s Drip Closet and Goodr Grocery Store inside Ronald McNair Middle School. It’s stocked with food items and clothes that will help about 900 students and families in need.
'Beyond Reckless': Atlanta Attorneys Plan To Sue Arrive Perimeter Apts. After ExplosionAttorneys representing victims of an apartment explosion at the Arrive Perimeter Apartments in Dunwoody announced plans to file a lawsuit.
Ceremony Held At Atlanta School Renamed For Herman J. RussellAtlanta Public Schools celebrated the renaming of Joseph E. Brown Middle School after Atlanta native Herman J. Russell.
Protesters Demand Mask Mandates in Georgia CollegesCollege campuses are becoming the latest setting for the fight over COVID-19 guidelines. All this week, students, staff, and supporters will be protesting on Georgia campuses calling for tougher safety measures.
Fire Officials Continue Investigation Into Arrive Perimeter Apartment Explosion In DunwoodyRecovery efforts continue after an explosion injured several people at the Arrive Perimeter Apartments in Dunwoody on Sunday around 1:30 p.m.
Black Restaurant Week Is Underway In Atlanta Through Sept. 12Black Restaurant Week 2021 is in progress, and about 100 Metro restaurants are participating for its fifth year in Atlanta.