The Georgia Sun

Sexual assault suspect shot by Atlanta Police

ATLANTA — An Atlanta police officer shot a man police say was a suspect in a reported sexual assault at an apartment complex. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information indicates that at 12:41 p.m. Tuesday, Atlanta 911 received a report of a sexual assault occurring at an apartment.
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These cities had the worst traffic last year. Find out where Atlanta ranked

Nobody likes traffic backups. The experience of sitting bumper-to-bumper is frustrating for a number of reasons, from running late for work or picking up the kids to simply feeling stuck with nothing you can do about it. Most people tend to do what they can to avoid the experience of sitting in traffic by timing their commutes to avoid rush hour and planning alternate routes, among other tactics.

Take a look at Bibb County’s new patrol cruisers

No one looks forward to seeing a sheriff’s department patrol car roll up behind them, especially if its lights are flashing, but in Bibb County those patrol cruisers are being given a facelift. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office unveiled its newly designed patrol cruisers recently. Bibb County Sheriff’s...

Republicans are attacking Herschel Walker

Fellow Republicans are going after GOP U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker. A political action committee started by Republicans opposed to former President Donald Trump launched a $1 million ad campaign Monday targeting the former University of Georgia football great. The 30-second ad funded by the Republican Accountability PAC features Walker’s...

Georgia has almost 600 cases of monkeypox

Nearly 600 cases of monkeypox have been identified in Georgia since the disease first showed up in the Peach State at the beginning of June, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The disease has spread across the country to the point that the Biden administration...

Flashback: Dunwoody Village opened 50 years ago

Dunwoody Village — the Williamsburg-style shopping center that functions as both a shopping center and de facto the town square of Dunwoody — celebrates 50 years this month. Dunwoody Village opened in late August of 1972, and that is the topic of this month’s Flashback. But, as always,...

Highest-rated dessert shops in Atlanta

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated dessert shops in Atlanta on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. You may also like: Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Atlanta, according to Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor. #30. Jake’s Ice...