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Nguyen wins SOS nomination; Democrats celebrate runoff victories
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A handful of Democratic primaries advanced to runoffs after frontrunners failed to earn enough votes to win outright in the primary election in May. Voters cast their ballots again in key statewide races like secretary of state and lieutenant governor. Two congressional seat nominees were also decided in runoffs.  Candidates who triumphed are...
Raffensperger, Sterling will headline Tuesday’s Jan. 6 hearings
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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and his top deputy Gabriel Sterling will testify at Tuesday’s hearing of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol, to shine more light on one of the more brazen attempts to overturn the 2020 election. Their planned testimony is confirmed by sources...
Atlanta completes $30 million facelift of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
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Atlanta officials held a ceremony with the relatives of civil rights heroes Tuesday to celebrate the completion of renovations to a busy corridor named after the city’s most famous son. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive has transformed into a seven-mile stretch of tidy sidewalks, pedestrian crosswalks, traffic signals, streetlighting, road...
DeKalb, other Metro areas open cooling shelters in response to extreme heat
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With a heat index of 105 degrees on Thursday, people in DeKalb County found plenty of ways to stay cool, as the county and other Metro areas opened cooling stations.
Crónica: Que se agarren bien porque la policía les viene con todo
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Crónica: Que se agarren bien porque la policía les viene con todo A punto de entrar en vigor nueva unidad especial de las autoridades Por tierra, aire y hasta en el agua si es necesario, planean cazarlos pronto Crónica: Que se agarren bien porque la policía les viene con todo. En un par de semanas […] The post Crónica: Que se agarren bien...
Residents plan Sandy Springs’ first Juneteenth Celebration
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A group of Sandy Springs community leaders and residents have planned the city’s first Juneteenth Celebration on Sunday, June 19. The celebration will begin at 2 p.m. at City Springs at 1 Galambos Way. Juneteenth or “Freedom Day” is an annual holiday that commemorates the end of slavery after the Civil War. Local residents created […] The...
Perspectives in Architecture: Buckhead’s famed Round House keeps distinctive character
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A Buckhead mid-century modern home designed by noted architect Cecil Alexander for his family had been on the market for more than a year before a visit from Ted and Susan Pound.  While prospective buyers saw a house completed in 1957 as a structure in need of updates, Susan envisioned this home, affectionately called the […] The post...
Fulton County Relaunches Community Courtwatch Program
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A program allowing the public to engage in Fulton County’s court system is back up and running. The Courtwatch program is part of ongoing efforts to crime in the area, and officials are urging residents to sign up.
City Council wants more answers about Abernathy Arts Center programming
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The Sandy Springs City Council said it doesn’t want any buildings at the Abernathy Arts Center torn down before a plan is finalized about its future programming.  Sandy Springs accepted Fulton County’s donation of the Abernathy Arts Center on Sept. 21, 2021. Deputy City Manager Dave Wells said the deed was finally transferred by Fulton […]...
Crónica: Arrestan a dos maestras y babysitters intolerantes
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Crónica: Arrestan a dos maestras y babysitters intolerantes Una de las docentes es venezolana y la otra aparenta ser muy religiosa Ambas siguen presas en una cárcel de Georgia sin derecho a salir bajo fianza Crónica arrestan a dos maestras y babysitters intolerantes: Apenas ayer les expusimos el caso de Jamie García Caycho, una profesora...
Raffensperger, Sterling set to testify in Jan. 6 public hearings
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Georgia’s top election officials could testify publicly in front of the U.S. House committee investigating the 2021 Capitol insurrection this month, as failed Trump-led efforts to reverse the state’s election results remain in the national spotlight. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and Deputy Secretary of State Gabriel Sterling are making...
Arrestan a dos maestras en Atlanta por maltrato a los niños (VIDEO)
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Arrestan a dos maestras de una escuela preescolar Las catedráticas fueron acusadas de maltratar a los pequeños Aseguran que la investigación continúa Arrestan maestras preescolar Atlanta. Ya ni en las escuelas están seguros nuestros hijos, luego de la masacre en Uvalde Texas, donde un tirador ingreso a la Robb Elementary School y asesinó a 19...
LifeLine Animal Project to offer free adoptions in June
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LifeLine Animal Project is offering free dog and cat adoptions for all pets living in foster homes for the month of June, according to a press release.  According to the release, LifeLine – which manages DeKalb and Fulton County Animal Services – recently asked local residents to help with overcrowding in Atlanta area shelters, and […] The...
Sandy Springs residents support Bauman’s gun violence plea
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Sandy Springs residents were joined by a state representative in voicing support for City Councilmember Andy Bauman’s request that the city find ways to reduce gun violence and violent crime in the city in the wake of the Uvalde, Texas school shooting. Bauman’s suggestions included having council approve a resolution to influence state and...
Atlanta friends go from middle school bandmates to Juilliard graduates
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Kevin Oliver Jr. and Joshua Williams bonded over a love for music while attending a Metro Atlanta middle school. Today, the best friends are graduates of The Juilliard School, one of the world’s leading performing arts schools based in New York City. The young men are now pursuing professional music careers in the Big Apple. […] The post...
Atlanta City Council to pay nearly $1 million to end dispute over Peoplestown home
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The Atlanta City Council voted Monday to pay a Peoplestown homeowner nearly $1 million to settle an eight-year-old legal dispute to build a flood-prevention park in the neighborhood. The city filed suit against the Agard family in 2016 during then-Mayor Kasim Reed’s administration after the Agards and other homeowners refused to sell their...
Women at helm of new Atlanta philanthropic organization
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A new women’s philanthropy organization in Atlanta plans to award $130,000 to one metro area nonprofit this year, with all the money coming directly from membership contributions. The group’s aim is to not only financially support nonprofits serving their communities, but also inspire women to become more involved in the male-dominated...
Dunwoody Fine Arts Association exhibit on display at Sandy Springs Library
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The Sandy Springs Library will exhibit artwork from the Dunwoody Fine Arts Association throughout June and July.  The artwork will coincide with the library’s “Oceans of Possibilities” reading program, which will take place over the summer and offers a range of activities for young children. Sharon Weiss, the publicity chair of the Dunwoody...
Inside the Arts: Awarding excellence, envisioning Atlanta
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Architecture and design in the United States and, later, the preservation of each, have deep roots in the country’s history. The State of Massachusetts established its Historical Society in 1791 (two years after the official start of the new government). In 1850, the State of New York moved to preserve the country’s first historic house […]...
Donald Trump buscaría una candidatura tras fallo a favor de abogado de Hillary Clinton
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Donald Trump habla sobre pelear las elecciones en 2024 tras fallo de abogado de Hillary Clinton Dice que le dan ganas de luchar más y advierte de peligros Michael Sussmann estuvo acusado de mentirle al FBI al promover información Donald Trump asegura que crecen las ganas de estar en las elecciones de 2024, luego de […] The post Donald Trump...
Second Annual Atlanta Youth Summer Violence Intervention provides hope for juveniles
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The Project Safe Neighborhoods Credible Messenger Youth Summer Violence Intervention program is back for a second year. Youth mentors and multiple agencies are teaming back up and intervening to get kids back on the right path.
Suspect in Sandy Springs shooting death surrenders at jail
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The suspect in a Sandy Springs shooting death on May 23 turned himself in to the Fulton County Jail on May 28, Sandy Springs Police reported. Jamari “PeeWee” Marable of Sandy Springs is being held at the jail on charges in the shooting death at 8017 Roswell Road of Jazhae Marshall, 21, the SSPD said […] The post Suspect in Sandy Springs...
Affordable broadband expansion in Fulton County
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Thousands of Fulton County residents without broadband will now have free or discounted service through the FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program. Local officials joined Internet service providers for an announcement Monday morning at the Dogwood Neighborhood Senior Center.
Buckhead Public Safety Task Force releases recommendations
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The Buckhead Public Safety Task Force released a report on May 27 that includes recommendations on how to address crime in the north Atlanta community, such as expanding off-duty security patrols beyond the commercial core, lobbying for the Atlanta City Jail to reduce overcrowding at Fulton County, and strengthening regulations to shut down “bad...
Schools, leaders react to Texas elementary school mass shooting
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The mass shooting that killed 19 elementary school students and two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday brought a wave of condolences from local school and government leaders. Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Lisa HerringDr. Herring addressed the tragedy during Wednesday commencement ceremonies, where a moment of...