Category: Other News

December 1, 2021
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    FULTON COUNTY, GA—The Fulton County Library System, in collaboration with the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Foundation, announced, One Book, One Read a county-wide book club with the aim of getting as many people across reading, talking about and engaging with the same book. The goal is to promote critical conversations, community building and literacy all while […]

November 30, 2021
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    ATLANTA– Georgia Power has provided Hosea Helps with a $50,000 donation to support more people in more counties this holiday season. In early 2017, the nonprofit was forced to leave its decades-long home due to a change in the building’s ownership and plans for redevelopment. Recently, Hosea Helps moved into an expanded location in south Atlanta, allowing the […]

November 23, 2021
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    STONE MOUNTAIN, GA— DeKalb County District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson partnered with the DeKalb County School District to host a fall festival on Saturday, Nov. 20 at the Wade Walker Family YMCA. The family-friendly festival featured live entertainment, food trucks, games, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and DeKalb County School District’s Mobile Impact […]

November 22, 2021
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    Gwinnett County will open warming stations for residents to receive temporary, overnight relief from long-term exposure to expected frigid temperatures. Beginning the week of Nov. 22, the warming stations will be available from 6 p.m. until 7 a.m. Residents who visit the sites can warm up, eat a meal and get some rest. […]

November 22, 2021
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  ATLANTA—The City of Atlanta announced the opening of an emergency warming center in anticipation of frigid temperatures. The center will open tonight, Monday, Nov. 22, at 11:00 p.m. and will remain open through Tuesday morning at 7 a.m., Nov. 23. The warming center is located at the Old Adamsville Recreation Center at 3404 Delmar Ln NW, Atlanta. […]

November 19, 2021
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     ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced new funding and partnerships for two major initiatives for Atlanta families—the Child Savings Account Program and the Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP). “The Child Savings Account and Youth Entrepreneurship programs are two of our Administration’s proudest achievements,” said Bottoms. “When I took office, I had a vision for a […]

November 17, 2021
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        ATLANTA– Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr has written the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in support of its efforts to reduce illegal robocallers’ access to legitimate phone numbers. Often, bad actors will use verified phone numbers to make unending robocalls in scam attempts. “The heightened prevalence of illegal robocalls is a major concern for […]

November 13, 2021
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  ATLANTA—The City of Atlanta announced the opening of an emergency warming center in anticipation of frigid temperatures. The center will open tonight, Saturday, Nov. 13, 20 at 11p.m. and will remain open through Sunday at 7 a.m. The warming center is located at the former Adamsville Recreation Center at 3404 Delmar Lane N.W., Atlanta. Transportation will be […]


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