(The Center Square) — A new analysis has identified the most dangerous roads in Georgia, all in the metro Atlanta area. Moreover, a fifth of deadly crashes involved drunken driving, while a similar amount (19%) were connected to speeding, the analysis from MoneyGeek, a personal finance technology company, revealed.
It's the most wonderful time of the year. Here are some ideas to make the most of the holiday season. Skate the Station tickets are $16 for a 75-minute session and skate rental. Hours: The rink is open now through Jan. 16. Hours are 4-10pm Monday-Friday; 11am-11pm Saturday; and noon-8pm...
Georgia’s runoffs have helped one Atlanta TV station rake in nearly $232M in political advertising in under two years
The Georgia runoff election between Herschel Walker (above) and Raphael Warnock has meant a windfall in political ad spending for local TV stations. It’s safe to say TV viewers in Georgia are tired of political ads—and thanks to their state’s runoff elections, they’ve seen more than usual.
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A massive tree came crashing down directly on top of a house in Atlanta’s Midtown neighborhood causing severe damage. It happened shortly after 8:00 a.m. Friday on Mentelle Drive not far from Midtown High School. No one was home and the house was waiting to be rented after the homeowners’ recent move out of state.
Fulton County’s Rice Street jail has dominated the debate over Atlanta’s jail lease. Why are women from another jail being transferred first?. Story by Emanuella Grinberg & Contributions by Nile Kendall. December 2, 2022. → More from Canopy Atlanta. How we reported this story: In August, while on...
This is Part 3 of the 3-part series: Nightlife in Atlanta. Much of Atlanta’s modern cultural reputation is built on Black nightlife and entertainment. City leadership champions the positives associated with its cultural identity. But real support for nightlife businesses has never really existed, says King Williams, a journalist...
Atlanta school under federal investigation after allegations principal assigned Black students to classes based on race
The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into an Atlanta public elementary school after allegations the principal was assigning Black students to certain classes.
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - The annual “Holly Jolly” celebration benefiting Children’s Healthcare Of Atlanta started off to a wet start Saturday afternoon. The celebration featured performances by high school bands, dance groups, street activations, community performances, and roaming characters on Peachtree Street between 14th and 15th Streets.
Vanessa Boone, a technology teacher at The Lovett School in Fulton County, received DNR’s 2022-23 Conservation Teacher of the Year grant, the agency announced today. The annual award goes to a third- through fifth-grade public or private school teacher in Georgia who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences. Funding is provided by The Environmental Resources Network, or TERN, friends group of the DNR Wildlife Conservation Section.
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A statewide cash assistance program to help those in need may be more trouble than it’s worth. Many Georgians are telling Atlanta News First the $350 cards they got still don’t work. It has been a rough road for David Snyder ever...
Driving down Cascade Road towards I-285 from the West End community, most would not realize that this area of Fulton County was once one of the largest native settlements in the state of Georgia. Originally named “Oktahatalofa and Sulecauga,” the section was more recently known to Atlantans as the former “Sandtown-Buzzard’s Roost.” As late as […] The post Hidden Spaces: Sandtown-Buzzard Roost appeared first on The Atlanta Voice.
Visiting Holiday Light displays can be a fun-filled and affordable holiday tradition for families of all sizes. After all, what's easier than loading the minivan with kids and hot chocolate and hitting the local road for some holiday viewing.
If you've been looking for more options for saving on holiday gifts this year, you may be interested to learn that a major discount retail chain is opening another new store location in Georgia this week. Read on to learn more.
ATLANTA - When Roxie Phasavath and Alex Phouthavong bring their son Sora back to visit Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston it's bittersweet. Because Sora was triplet when they first arrived here. "He was the second born, and they all came on Nov. 14th, Nov. 14th last year," Phasavath says.
By the time early voting ended Friday, nearly one in every three Cobb County voters had already cast a ballot in the runoff election between U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Herschel Walker. More than 155,510 Cobb voters, or 30.4%, have voted early in person or by absentee ballot, according to data from the Secretary of State’s office. That turnout rate surpasses the state at-large, where 1,852,593...
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - The Atlanta Water Shed confirmed an eight-inch water main break occurred in southeast Atlanta on Saturday afternoon. Crews are investigating a water main break in southeast Atlanta on Saturday afternoon. According to Atlanta city officials, crews are investigating the water main break at the...
DECATUR, Ga. — Decatur homeowners living in the Chelsea Heights neighborhood say prescriptions, absentee ballots, and bills are just a few of the items residents say they’ve been waiting days to receive. “My neighbor is 86 years old, disabled, and has been waiting for her ballot all week,”...
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — Young Thug's legal team motioned to limit language in the questionnaire potential jurors receive, according to court records filed on Nov. 29. New motions were recently filed in the Superior Court of Fulton County in the RICO case again Jeffery Williams, popularly known as Atlanta rapper Young Thug.
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - The Georgia Department of Transportation will close one northbound lane on GA-400 from the Glenridge Connector to Hammond Drive beginning this Saturday so crews can begin reconstructing pavement on the highway. “For someone who’s sitting in traffic on 400 going Northbound, it’s sizeable to...
ATLANTA — It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Georgia's State Capitol Building!. The Georgia Forestry of Commission helped find, prepare and transport the 24-foot-tall Redcedar tree. On its social media page, the commission said it was "delighted" to help with the tree this year – adding...