Category: Atlanta

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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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David Manuel has been named Fulton County Director of Arts & Culture effective June 9, County Manager Dick Anderson has announced. Manuel joins Fulton from neighboring DeKalb where he was Arts & Culture Manager and previously served as Interim Deputy Director of DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs. Anderson said Manuel is a welcome addition […]

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ATLANTA—Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday (May 29)issued an executive order regarding remaining COVID-19 guidelines for long-term care facilities, schools, and local governments. “As hospitalizations, cases, deaths, and percent positive tests all continue to decline – and with vaccinations on the rise – Georgians deserve to fully return to normal,” said Kemp. “With safe and effective vaccines […]

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 ATLANTA — Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand today announced a $1 million commitment to Morehouse College, part of their Black Community Commitment. The gift will help fund scholarships, technology, and educational programming for students studying journalism and sports-related areas of study. The Black Community Commitment is an initiative by Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand to directly […]

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      ATLANTA—The Fulton County Library System has announced the reopening of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History along with 32 branch libraries Library on May 4. The phased reopening plan calls for limited in-branch services such as browsing shelves, printing and computer use, twice per week, allowing for […]

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      ATLANTA— Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms authorized the installation of 25 miles per hour (mph) speed limit signs throughout Atlanta. Administered by the Atlanta Department of Transportation (ATLDOT), this initiative to reduce vehicular speeds is part of a citywide commitment made in 2020 to adopt and implement “Vision Zero” to safeguard the streets of Atlanta. “Vision Zero” is a systems-based approach to […]


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