Georgia deputy shoots and kills man breaking into his home

A Fulton County deputy shot and killed a man who was allegedly breaking into the deputy’s home as the deputy was getting off work Sunday morning. Below is the report from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The GBI is investigating an officer

CVS partners with Uber to give Atlanta’s medically fragile a lift

CVS Health  and its private foundation, the CVS Health Foundation, today announced a new collaboration with Uber Health, Uber’s healthcare arm. The relationship will provide transportation at no cost to Atlanta-area residents who need it most when seeking medical care, work or attending an

Snow updates, road conditions, and closures

Habersham County government offices will open at noon Tuesday Habersham County will be delaying opening of all Habersham County facilities including the sheriffs department, Aquatic Center, the Administration Building, landfill, the senior center, animal shelter and other county owned facilities until noon Tuesday. 

Zoo Atlanta mourns death of 59-year-old gorilla

Zoo Atlanta announced today the death of Choomba, a 59-year-old female western lowland gorilla. The second-oldest gorilla at Zoo Atlanta, Choomba was also the fourth-oldest gorilla in the world. The Animal Care and Veterinary Teams had been monitoring Choomba closely in recent

Here’s what Joe Biden and Kamala Harris said in Atlanta today

Protecting voting rights in America is important enough to abolish the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule to get it done, President Joe Biden said Tuesday during a speech in Atlanta. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to the campus of historically Black

COVID surge forces Atlanta Public Schools to go virtual

ATLANTA — Atlanta Public Schools is the newest in a growing list of school systems that will start back by going virtual next week amid a coronavirus surge throughout the state. Students will begin virtual classes Tuesday, Jan. 4 through Friday, Jan.

Peach Drop canceled due to COVID-19 surge

ATLANTA — As the positive cases of COVID-19 continue to surge and upon advice from public health professionals the City of Atlanta announces the cancellation of the New Year’s Eve Peach Drop. “In consultation with public health officials, we have made the very

Baby, it’s cold outside: Atlanta opens warming center

ATLANTA — With temperatures expected to dip down to 32 degrees tonight, the City of Atlanta is activating its warming center again. The city announced the opening of an emergency warming center in anticipation of frigid temperatures.  The center will open tonight, Wednesday,

Atlanta’s new mayor tests positive for COVID-19

ATLANTA — Mayor-elect Andre Dickens announced yesterday that he has tested positive for coronavirus. Dickens, who is fully vaccinated and has been tested frequently since the start of his campaign, said the fact that he still caught the virus despite being vaccinated

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