Atlanta's jail task force held its first meeting Tuesday afternoon.
Milton police say they need your help catching criminals, but don’t run to that phone booth to change outfits just yet.
The city of Decatur has replaced an outdated apartment complex with dozens of new units designated as affordable housing.
City leaders and community members met for the first time Tuesday to begin the work of finding a new use for the Atlanta city jail. And they have a tight deadline: recommendations must be delivered to Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms by February 2020.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will testify in front of a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday about Atlanta’s efforts to combat climate change.
Atlanta’s central city had the largest share of gentrifying neighborhoods behind only Washington D.C., Portland, and Seattle.
Sarah J. Gonzalez Memorial Park was filled with music, popcorn, and face painting stands on Sunday. The park was also teeming with volunteers wearing ‘ATL Counts Census 2020’ shirts.
Visitation to Atlanta reached a record 56 million people in 2018, up 5% from 2017. Those visitors spent $16 billion in 2018, up 6% from the previous year. Centennial Olympic Park recently got a $27 million renovation. It attracts more than two million people per year.
Atlanta Police Detective Tyrone “Ty” Dennis started these monthly “Clippers and Cops” meetings about a year ago, alarmed by the growing distrust of the police, especially by black men who are convinced they are being tagged and targeted as criminals.
Georgia lost out on the hunt for Amazon’s second headquarters last year, but it won a consolation prize Wednesday when the e-commerce giant announced it would open a warehouse facility in metro Atlanta that will create 1,000 jobs.