DeKalb, other metro areas open cooling shelters in response to extreme heatWith a heat index of 105 degrees, residents of DeKalb County have found plenty of ways to stay cool.
DeKalb Sheriff’s Office tackles outstanding warrantsMore than 65 outstanding warrants were wiped from the books of the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday as part of Operation Safe Summer. The operation included dozens of contacts and arrests across the county.
INFLCR NIL Summit at the College Football Hall of FameThe NIL Summit provides information and connections for student-athletes and their families with brands and other entities across the country. The summit is taking place in downtown Atlanta through June 15.
Gwinnett K9 Officer Kai waves to the crowd of cheering officers after leaving the animal hospitalGwinnett K9 officer Kai left the animal hospital on Tuesday afternoon to a cheering crowd of happy officers.
Fulton County Relaunches CourtWatch Community ProgramA program for the public to engage with the Fulton County court system is operational again post-pandemic. Local authorities invite residents to register.
Focus Atlanta – SEEK FoundationThe SEEK Foundation introduces children to STEM and STEAM in creative and fun ways.
Focus Atlanta – BLACK BEAUTY FESTJuneteenth Celebration presented by Camille Rose is coming to Atlanta to celebrate fathers and black culture.
Focus Atlanta – WARNAVERT (Active Violence Emergency Response Training) empowers citizens to react and make quick survival decisions.
Focus Atlanta – Family Cooking PartyFamily Food Fest celebrates 20 years of celebrating fathers in the community.
Atlanta Celebrates Restoration of African American Cemeteries at Oakland CemeteryAfter five years of hard work and raising $600,000, the Oakland Historical Foundation and the City of Atlanta have completed the restoration of African American cemeteries.
Nationally Recognized ‘B2 Anywhere’ Program Begins in GwinnettThe “Building Brains Anywhere” program was launched in Gwinnett County and aims to help students learn the skills needed to enter kindergarten.
City of South Fulton launches heat ordinance trainingTraining for recreation workers was made compulsory by a municipal ordinance following the death six years ago of a young footballer. The mandate includes watercraft in each of the city’s parks.
City of Atlanta officials work to restore SWATS muralAfter a few years of neglect and graffiti, the City of Atlanta has begun restoring the SWATS mural, which depicts musical artists from Southwest Atlanta. The wall is a source of pride for members of the Southwest Atlanta community.
Indy Markets youth programs work to help young peopleIndy Markets Youth Programs has developed the ATL Youth Market Street Team as part of an effort to help channel the energies and directions of young people in a positive direction.
Atlanta Hawks host summer community court tour of metro areaThe Atlanta Hawks are hosting their community court summer tour, which includes more than 1,250 youth from across the region with basketball and fitness activities at existing day camps located at 14 of the basketball courts. Hawks community ball.
City officials continue efforts to relocate Forest Cove Apartment residentsSo far, the city of Atlanta has rescued four families from the appalling conditions of Forest Cove apartments. However, about 200 residents remain, months after the city first announced it had identified new affordable housing for most of the complex’s tenants.
Dunwoody hosts ‘Storywalk’ exhibition for JuneteenthThe town of Dunwoody is holding an exhibit in the “Storywalk” park as part of its June 19 celebration, to honor the memory of the end of slavery commemorated by the June 19 holiday. The exhibition will last until the end of June.
DeKalb Sheriff Sponsors Boys to Men, Girls to Pearls CampThe DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office sponsors a camp to help young men and women learn some of the life skills needed to better grow and mature as they navigate life.
Fans get a first look at the Atlanta Falcons for next seasonThe Falcons held OTA practices open to the public on Friday, giving fans a first look at the team ahead of next season. The team also announced that their original red helmets would be worn as throwbacks against San Francisco in October.
Parents Play a Vital Role in NIL MarketingVince Thompson details how parents can be involved in name/image/likeness marketing in relation to college athletics. The NIL Summit will be held June 13-15 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.
NIL continues to evolveName/image/likeness marketing continues to evolve in the world of college athletics, as explained Vince Thompson, president and CEO of MELT.
Tian Richards and Ashleigh Murray talk about “Tom Swift”“Tom Swift” stars Tian Richards and Ashleigh Murray break down their stylish new CW series.
Downtown businesses benefit from the return of the Fox TheaterMidtown-area businesses are benefiting from the reopening of the Fox Theater. More than 300,000 people visited the Atlanta monument in the days leading up to the pandemic.
Focus Atlanta – AgritourismBlack farmers in the southeast are reaching out with open arms for Air BNB stays.