Category: Atlanta

September 27, 2021

    ATLANTA — District 11 Council member Marci Collier Overstreet recently conducted an exclusive interview with Southwest Atlanta resident and world-renowned artist Radcliffe Bailey to discuss plans for his special installation at the Cascade Nature Preserve as part of a Public Art Program through Renew Atlanta. Radcliffe’s work can be found at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International […]

September 27, 2021

ATLANTA– Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced a $1,000 pay supplement for all eligible sworn law enforcement officials and first responders in Georgia. Local governments and employers of public safety officials and first responders are encouraged to visit the Office of Planning and Budget’s grant funding opportunities website for more information on how to apply, receive, and […]

September 13, 2021

    SNAP to launch in-fused water tastings across Georgia    ATLANTA – Georgia’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamp) and its  four partner agencies are launching Hydrate My State, a campaign tailored for SNAP-eligible Georgians to encourage more water consumption, instead of sugary beverages. The campaign, led by the Division of Family and Children Services […]

September 12, 2021

ATLANTA – The Council for Quality Growth (CQG), the Atlanta Commercial Board of REALTORS® (ACBR), and the Atlanta REALTORS® Association (ARA), in collaboration with Clark Atlanta University (CAU), will host the 2021 Atlanta Mayoral Forum on Sept. 14, at CAU’s Bishop Cornelius L. Henderson Student Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the forum will […]

August 31, 2021

    ATLANTA, GA —Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the office’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit has indicted four individuals on human trafficking charges.  A DeKalb County Grand Jury returned the indictment on August 24. “We thank the DeKalb County Grand Jury for their careful consideration of the evidence in this case,” said Attorney […]

July 29, 2021

          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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