The Buckhead Life Restaurant Group, which runs seven area restaurants, announced that its businesses would remain open despite the city’s latest restrictions.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms ordered all but essential businesses closed late Friday as coronavirus cases in the city and across Georgia hit record levels.
A community activist is pressing MARTA to restore dozens of bus routes it eliminated because of the coronavirus pandemic – and he’s taking his case to court.
Ever since Saturday night’s devastating shooting of 8-year-old Secoriea Turner, the question has persisted. Why were armed civilians allowed to commandeer a public street without any pushback by law enforcement?
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Wednesday night signed and released details of a new order requiring the use of face masks in the city of Atlanta, including the Atlanta airport.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signaled Wednesday she will place Georgia’s capital city under a mandatory mask order amid the COVID-19 pandemic, joining Athens and Savannah on a list of Georgia cities where masking is now required.
The Atlanta City Council approved several police reform measures Monday, including a ban on chokeholds and expansion of the citizen review board’s powers.
MARTA will begin distributing up to two million disposable masks to customers Monday as it seeks to protect passengers during the coronavirus pandemic.
With the number of COVID-19 cases skyrocketing, medical experts from Emory University on Wednesday urged government officials to make mask wearing mandatory to help stem the rapid spread of the virus in Georgia and make sure businesses can safely remain open.
The Duluth Police Department observed an 83 percent reduction in overall crime this May compared to May 2019. According to their statement, “We understand the recent pandemic was a contributing factor to the drop in crime, however, lower crime is always good to broadcast.”