Category: Atlanta

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          Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced that the office’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit has indicted eight Albany, GA Bloods gang members on 54 gang and human trafficking charges in which they forced minors and others into sexual servitude. A Dougherty County Grand Jury returned the indictment on July 28. “Gangs are […]

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            ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an executive order requiring all persons in a public place, including private businesses and establishments, to wear a mask or a cloth face covering over their nose and mouth when indoors. The Order is in response to the rising number of COVID-19 infections, the […]

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      ATLANTA — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will host the second annual Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair, Thursday, July 29, 10 a.m. – 1p.m. The Mayor’s Virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair continues Mayor Bottoms’ historic initiative to leverage the combined power of government, the corporate sector and local non-profits to ensure LGBTQ Atlantans are prepared and ready to thrive in the […]

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Effort designed to help reduce crime, improve traffic safety   ATLANTA –– Georgia Power and the City of Atlanta today announced that the company will be increasing the city’s streetlight footprint by 10,000 lights and upgrading other lighting, with a focus on areas with high rates of traffic accidents and crime.   “Through this partnership with […]

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    ATLANTA – The House Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment Committee, chaired by State Rep.Bonnie Rich (R-Suwanee), and the Senate Reapportionment and Redistricting Committee, chaired by State Sen. John F. Kennedy (R-Macon), will hold its next series of joint town hall hearings across the state of Georgia. The schedule for the next three in-person hearings […]

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ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will join Vice President Kamala Harris for the Administration’s “We Can Do This” tour.  The national tour is being held to reach millions of Americans who still need protection against COVID-19, highlighting the ease of getting vaccinated, and mobiliing grassroots vaccine education and outreach efforts. The tour is intended to help […]

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L-R: Lithonia City Council member Darold P. Honore, Yandy Smith and Lithonia Mayor Shameka Reynolds   ATLANTA—City of Lithonia officials Darold P. Honore and Mayor Shameka Reynolds congratulated Yandy Smith of “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” on her grand opening of Yelle skincare products at Underground Atlanta, 50 Upper Alabama St. on June 10, 2021. […]

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  ATLANTA— The City of Atlanta entered Phase 4 of its reopening plan, effective June 9.  City officials said non-mission-critical employees are now permitted to resume in-person operations at City facilities under enhanced safety requirements and measures. City facilities remain closed to the public. City leadership has made numerous policy and procedural changes for in-person operations to […]


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