Lawsuit Blames Atlanta City Officials For 8-Year-Old Secoriea Turner's DeathAttorneys for the family of Secoriea Turner, 8, who was shot and killed during protests in July 2020, filed a lawsuit blaming city officials and Wendy's for her death.
UPDATE: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Won't Seek ReelectionLate Thursday night Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that she will not seek reelection this year.
Atlanta Mayor Addresses Violent Crimes, Shooting Death Of 15-Year-Old GirlMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms held a press conference at the Atlanta Police Headquarters to address crime on May 4, 2021, following a violent weekend of 12 shootings and four homicides.
Atlanta Mayor Addresses Crime Spike, New 311 Plan For Non-Emergency CallsMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms addressed the City pf Atlanta's spike in violent crimes, including gang and gun violence, during her first press conference of the year on January 21, 2021.
Atlanta Implements Anti-Displacement Program For Legacy ResidentsAtlanta city government is partnering with Invest Atlanta to implement a city-wide Anti-Displacement Program for legacy residents.
BREAKING: Secoriea Turner’s Family Plans To Sue The City Of Atlanta for $12 MillionThe family of Secoriea Turner will hold an press conference today at 11 a.m. about their intention to sue the city of Atlanta, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and others for $12 million.
Census 2020 Deadline: Atlanta Mayor Urges Residents To RespondTime is running out for residents to complete the 2020 Census. In a virtual press conference on September 16, 2020, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms need to respond to the census by the September 30, 2020 deadline to ensure future funding for the city.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Announces Atlanta COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program through United WayMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announces Atlanta COVID-19 Emergency rental assistance program through united way.
Florida Officials Won't Prosecute People For Not Wearing MasksAt least two Florida counties are under curfew Saturday to fight the spread of coronavirus, just hours after the governor said officials won't punish residents for not wearing face masks.
Georgia Sets Another Coronavirus Record While Mayor And Governor Battle Over Mask MandateKemp and Bottoms have since been clashing on coronavirus guidelines, after Kemp sued the mayor over a mask mandate she ordered for the city. Kemp previously issued an executive order nullifying local mask requirements.
Georgia: Mayors Vs. Governor's Ban On Face Mask MandatesMany mayors across Georgia agree with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Thursday after the state's governor filed a lawsuit against her over the city's mask mandate.
Georgia Governor Kemp Suspends All Local Mask MandatesGeorgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Wednesday suspended all local government mask requirement and is “strongly” encouraging all Georgians wear masks instead.
New Coronavirus Epicenter: MiamiWith more than 2,000 patients hospitalized and hundreds in ICUs, "Miami is now the epicenter of the pandemic," one infectious disease expert from Jackson Health System said Monday, comparing the South Florida metropolitan area to the city where the pandemic originated.
New Record: Florida Sets Most Number of New Coronavirus Cases In Single DayThe Florida Department of Health has announced at least 15,300 new COVID-19 cases, the highest number of new cases in a single day by any state since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Atlanta Mayor Issues Executive Order Requiring Face Masks In PublicEffective July 8, 2020, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an Executive Order indicating everyone within the City of Atlanta and at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is now required to wear a mask or cloth face covering their nose and mouth, due to the increasing number of COVID-19 infections.