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.
Atlanta City Officials Respond To Council Vote Approving A Public Safety Training CenterThe City of Atlanta is moving forward with a new state-of-the-art Public Safety Training Center, despite some opposition. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Atlanta police responded to some of the backlash during a press conference on September 9, 2021.
Attorneys For Family Of Teen Killed In Elevator Accident Launch Independent InvestigationAttorneys for JauMarcus McFarland, the teen killed when an elevator collapsed, have filed an independent investigation.
Family Demands DeKalb Officials Fire Officer Involved In Zadok Williams’ DeathProtesters have continued their fight for justice in the case of Zadok Williams, a DeKalb County man killed by police. They're calling on elected officials to take action.
Atlanta-Based 'Jolie Noire' Clothing Line Celebrates Blackness, Diversity And InclusionAtlanta-based Jolie Noire showcased its size-inclusive clothing line for Body Image and Awareness week, which ran from September 1-8, 2021. CW69'S Valencia Jones gave us a look at the brand and the inspiration behind it.