• Tucker Giving Away More Masks

    Tucker Giving Away More Masks
    “Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10pm)”
    PRESS RELEASE:
    TUCKER, Ga. (June 3, 2020) – The City of Tucker has expanded its mask giveaway program and is ready to distribute an additional 3,000 masks to residents of the City. Last month, the City gave out 6,400 masks to senior and long-term care facilities, small businesses and, individuals in need.
    “We received tremendous feedback from the mask giveaway in May, but still heard from a number of people who missed out,” said Ci
  • Siris Investor To Pay Spring Tuition Balances For Nearly 50 Spelman Graduates

    Siris Investor To Pay Spring Tuition Balances For Nearly 50 Spelman Graduates
    ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — Nearly 50 members of Spelman College’s Class of 2020 will walk away with no remaining Spring semester debt, thanks to the owner of a financial investment firm and his wife. The college will also receive a hefty gift for future graduates.
    The college recently issued this press release with the details:
    Frank Baker, founder and managing partner of Siris, a leading private equity firm focused on investing and driving value creation in technology and tele
  • AMC Theatres May Go Out Of Business

    AMC Theatres May Go Out Of Business
    AMC Theatres, the world’s biggest movie theater chain, said on Wednesday that it has “substantial doubt” it can remain in business after closing locations across the globe during the coronavirus pandemic. Katie Johnston reports.
  • DeKalb County Precinct Locations Change Due To COVID-19 For June 9 Election

    DeKalb County Precinct Locations Change Due To COVID-19 For June 9 Election
    “Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10pm)”
    PRESS RELEASE:
     
    DeKalb County Precinct Locations Change Due to COVID-19 for June 9 Election
    DECATUR, Ga.—Due to COVID-19 and as an emergency measure, pursuant to OCGA §21-2-265(a), the voting poll for all registered voters at the precincts below for the June 9, 2020, Election are being relocated.
    Absentee ballot applications can be obtained by visiting http://www.DeKalbvotes.com, emailing [email protected], or callin
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  • All MARTA Bus, Rail, And Paratransit Services Will Operate As Scheduled Tonight

    All MARTA Bus, Rail, And Paratransit Services Will Operate As Scheduled Tonight
    “Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10 pm)”
    PRESS RELEASE:
     All MARTA bus, rail, and paratransit services will operate as scheduled tonight.
    MARTA is working closely with the Atlanta Police Department and City of Atlanta and will adjust service to include bus reroutes or rail station closures if necessary for public safety. Streetcar services have been suspended for the evening due to protests at Centennial Olympic Park.
    All service adjustments will be communicated on www.itsmarta.com a
  • DeKalb To Host Second Food Distribution

    DeKalb To Host Second Food Distribution
    “Atlanta Ga. (CW69 News at 10pm)”
    PRESS RELEASE:
     $600,000 partnership with Atlanta Community Food Bank  
    DECATUR—DeKalb County Government has implemented a comprehensive strategy to mitigate food insecurity by hosting monthly community food distribution events and significantly increasing the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s capacity to distribute food throughout the county.
    On Saturday, June 6, the county will host three drive-thru food distribution events during
  • Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Man For Possession And Distribution Of Child Pornography.

    Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Man For Possession And Distribution Of Child Pornography.
    “Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10pm)”
    PRESS RELEASE:
    According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Bartow County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigators (who are members of the GBI Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force) and Homeland Security Agents executed a search warrant at a residence in Adairsville after both agencies received several leads of possession/distribution of Child Sexual Abuse Material.
    After a thorough investigation, David Lee “Brian&r
  • UPDATE: Protest Aftermath: Arrest Warrants For 6 APD Officers

    UPDATE: Protest Aftermath: Arrest Warrants For 6 APD Officers
    (CNN) — Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced Tuesday that six Atlanta Police officers are being charged with using excessive force during an arrest of two college students at a protest on Saturday night.
    The officers were filmed in downtown Atlanta breaking windows of a vehicle, yanking a woman out of the car and tasing a man. The two victims were later identified as college students at Spellman and Morehouse and were returning from protests calling for an end to poli
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  • UPDATE: GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Snellville

    UPDATE: GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Snellville
    Snellville, Ga (CW69 News At 10)
    UPDATE:  The driver has been identified as Momodou Lamin Sisay, 39, of Lithonia.
    PRESS RELEASE:
    On Friday, May 29, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Snellville Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting.
    Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 3:49 a.m., a Snellville PD officer attempted to stop a vehicle along Skyland Drive for a vehicle tag violation.  The vehicle did not stop, and a purs
  • Protest Aftermath: Arrest Warrants For 6 APD Officers

    Protest Aftermath: Arrest Warrants For 6 APD Officers
    (CNN) — Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced Tuesday that six Atlanta Police officers are being charged with using excessive force during an arrest of two college students at a protest on Saturday night.
    The officers were filmed in downtown Atlanta breaking windows of a vehicle, yanking a woman out of the car and tasing a man. The two victims were later identified as college students at Spellman and Morehouse and were returning from protests calling for an end to poli
  • How modern managerial accounting practices help companies grow

    Companies can find new ways to grow through forward-looking managerial accounting approaches. Improving business performance and increasing revenue and profitability can result from applying managerial accounting capabilities across the organization.Today’s managerial accounting discipline focuses on more than profit and loss statements and extends into core functions such as designing systems, enhancing business relationships within organizations and across the supply chain, and implement
  • Atlanta payments processing companies' role in the federal distribution of stimulus funds through prepaid debit cards

    The industry says the prepaid card option is safer, faster and cheaper for Americans waiting on stimulus funds.
  • Atlanta Hawks call for societal change, understanding

    The Atlanta Hawks look to create necessary change — coming together to take a stand against racism and police brutality in the wake of the unlawful killing of George Floyd.Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce recently expressed the pain he’s been feeling and touched on his own personal experience as a black man in this country. Pierce also shared conversations that he’s had with his white assistant coaches about accountability and perspective.“That’s the education that we
  • Proposed zoning change could reshape Buckhead's Piedmont Center

    The new zoning district for Piedmont Center and surrounding areas will be presented tonight at a Buckhead neighborhood planning unit.
  • Manuel's Tavern joins National Register of Historic Places

    One of Atlanta's most historic watering holes is getting some official recognition.Poncey-Highland icon Manuel's Tavern is now officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The U.S. National Park Service added Manuel's to the registry on May 29."Established in 1956 by Manuel Maloof, this popular Poncey-Highland neighborhood restaurant and bar is 'associated with the undercurrent of Atlanta’s political and social realm,'" Atlanta Preservation Center said in a Facebook post
  • Here are the 80 community leaders named to Leadership Atlanta's Class of 2021

    Leadership Atlanta today announced the names of 80 community leaders selected to participate in the organization’s Class of 2021 Program.During the nine-month program, the class will learn more about the region by participating in retreats, full-day seminars, service projects, discussion groups, community tours, and other impactful experiential activities. In addition to exploring important regional issues, class members will critically examine themselves as leaders, challenge themselves t
  • Reports: Steve Harvey & wife bought Paces Ferry estate built by Tyler Perry

    According to news reports, the 17-acre estate overlooking the Chattahoochee River once owned by Tyler Perry has another celebrity owner — entertainer Steve Harvey.TMZ reported May 29 that Steve and Majorie Harvey purchased the gated, private estate at 4110 Paces Perry Road which includes an expansive French Provincial-style home incorporating nearly 35,000 square feet.
    Atlanta Business Chronicle previously reported that the property sold late last month to buyers who were kept confidential
  • What Happens When You Don’t Pay Rent?

    What Happens When You Don’t Pay Rent?
    (CBSNewYork) — Rent is due once again. So are mortgage payments. As the calendar turns from May to June, people around the country owe what for most is their biggest single monthly expense — housing.
    Experts generally recommend that households cap their housing expenditures at about 30 percent of before-tax income. Many renters, especially in more expensive areas, spend as much as 50 percent. When incomes drop to zero, making that monthly payment can become very difficult. If people
  • Police Officers Join Protesters For Prayers And Hugs

    Police Officers Join Protesters For Prayers And Hugs
    (CNN) — Americans have been protesting the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police for days on end in dozens of cities throughout the United States.
    While tensions between police and demonstrators have heated up in many places, some officers have shown solidarity with the movement by hugging protesters, praying with them, mourning with them, and taking a knee to honor Floyd.
    In Atlanta, Georgia, a line of police officers holding shields during a protest Monday ne
  • Mayor Bottoms Attempts ‘Tough Balance’ On Supporting Police

    Mayor Bottoms Attempts ‘Tough Balance’ On Supporting Police
    (CNN) — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she is trying to find a “tough balance” between criticizing some police officers and supporting ones who protect the city amid protests spurred by the recent killing of a black man in Minnesota by a white officer.
    “This has been a really tough balance because I feel helpless. I feel angry. I feel frustrated,” Bottoms, who is African American, told CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta in an interview posting
  • DeKalb County To Distribute COVID-19 Supplies

    DeKalb County To Distribute COVID-19 Supplies
    DECATUR, Ga.— (CW69 News at 10)
    Press Release:
    DeKalb Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) will distribute cloth masks, hand sanitizer and a limited supply of food weekly in June.
    This is part of DEMA’s mission to provide temporary relief during the month of June for vulnerable populations in communities that have been significantly impacted by COVID-19.
    DEMA’s first distribution will be today, Tuesday, June 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Planet Fitness parking lot, locate
  • Business entity owned by Atlanta developer Stan Thomas files Chapter 11

    Last year, a New York investment firm gained control of a prominent development site near Nashville, Tenn., that had been owned by Thomas.
  • These Georgia CEOs made more than 100X their median employee in 2019

    Out of CEOs at more than 55 Georgia public companies, the smallest ratio was eight times the median employee's pay, while the largest CEO pay ratio was more than 1,500 times that of the median employee.
  • Home Depot plans big distribution center near Tampa

    It would be Home Depot's third large warehouse in the Tampa Bay region.
  • Atlanta Police Arrest Over 90 Protesters

    Atlanta Police Arrest Over 90 Protesters
    Atlanta Police Department reported they had made 95 arrests as of 11 p.m. Monday night.
    Most of the arrests occurred before the 9 p.m. curfew.
    The majority of protesters cleared the streets without incident, said APD spokesman Sergeant John in a statement.
    However, a group of protesters remained inside Centennial Olympic Park and refused to leave.  A CNN producer reports seeing that some of them hurling projectiles after the curfew came.
    Sergeant Chaffee said some protesters threw rocks and
  • UPDATE: Suspected Multiple Hit & Run Vehicle Found, Person Of Interest Still At-Large

    UPDATE: Suspected Multiple Hit & Run Vehicle Found, Person Of Interest Still At-Large
    Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)
    Statement from DeKalb County Police Department:
    Earlier today, Marietta Police Department recovered the vehicle used in yesterday’s hit and runs.  There were a number of occupants inside the vehicle; however, our investigation determined that the person of interest was not an occupant of the vehicle. If anyone has information about the three incidents, we urge them to call 9-1-1 or our Homicide Unit at 770-724-7850.
     
    Previous update:
    Marietta Polic
  • Metro Atlanta George Floyd Protests Leave Trail Of Destruction

    Metro Atlanta George Floyd Protests Leave Trail Of Destruction
    ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — Peaceful protests that started in Atlanta during Friday afternoon, May 29, 2020, abruptly shifted to hostile attacks, rioting, looting, vandalism, fires and property destruction.
    By Saturday morning, the Atlanta Police Department reported at least three officers were injured, 20 police vehicles were damaged and 71 people were arrested as a result of the incidents that occurred between Friday night and Saturday morning.
    Several members of the local media wer
  • UPDATE: Suspected Multiple Hit & Run Driver Detained

    UPDATE: Suspected Multiple Hit & Run Driver Detained
    Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)
    Marietta Police Department found the stolen Hyundai and detained all five vehicle occupants.PRESS RELEASE:
    DKPD is looking for a vehicle that was involved in three separate incidents in a matter of hours.
    Today, at approximately 10:45 a.m., a black male was struck by a vehicle at Wade Walker Park, which resulted in his death. The victim’s vehicle, a silver 2011 Hyundai Sante Fe, was taken.
    At 2:15 p.m., a vehicle matching the description taken in the above in
  • Gwinnett Police Department Announces Text to 911 Capability

    Gwinnett Police Department Announces Text to 911 Capability
    “Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10pm)”
    PRESS RELEASE:
    Call If You Can, Text If You Can’t
    The Gwinnett County Police Department is proud to announce that as of June 1, 2020 we will now have Text to 911 capability.  The best, fastest, most reliable method to contact 911 in an emergency is to call and speak to a dispatcher but we recognize that there are times or situations that can make calling 911 difficult.  Our citizens will be able to send a text to 911 if they are unab
  • Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Issues An Executive Order To Extend Hazard Pay For Frontline City Employees

    Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Issues An Executive Order To Extend Hazard Pay For Frontline City Employees
    “Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10pm)”
    PRESS RELEASE:
    ATLANTA—Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an Executive Order directing the extension of hazard pay for frontline City employees through September 30, 2020.
    The Executive Order provides eligible employees additional pay of $500 per month through September 30, 2020. The policy applies to nearly 5,400 frontline staff positions, including: sworn public safety positions and civilians performing critical watershed, aviation, solid was
  • Mayor Bottoms: 2 Atlanta Officers Fired After Video Shows Using ‘Excessive Force’

    Mayor Bottoms: 2 Atlanta Officers Fired After Video Shows Using ‘Excessive Force’
    (CNN) — Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced two Atlanta Police Department officers were fired Sunday after video showed them using “excessive force” against two college students during Saturday night’s protests.
    Officers were filmed in downtown Atlanta breaking the windows of the vehicle the two people were in, yanking a woman out of the car and tasing the man. Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields said she recognized the two as Spelman College and Morehou
  • Atlanta Police Officer Struck By ATV

    Atlanta Police Officer Struck By ATV
    Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)
    PRESS RELEASE:
    On 5-30-2020, at around 10:30 PM, an Atlanta Police Motors Unit was struck by an ATV at the intersection of Marietta Street and Spring Street. The preliminary investigation indicates the officer had been stationed at that intersection to block traffic from continuing on Marietta Street, into the area where protestors were present. While there, an ATV drove past at a high rate of speed. A short time later, the ATV approached the intersection again at
  • Atlanta Police Motors Unit Was Struck By An ATV

    Atlanta Police Motors Unit Was Struck By An ATV
    Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)
    PRESS RELEASE:
    On 5-30-2020, at around 10:30 PM, an Atlanta Police Motors Unit was struck by an ATV at the intersection of Marietta Street and Spring Street. The preliminary investigation indicates the officer had been stationed at that intersection to block traffic from continuing on Marietta Street, into the area where protestors were present. While there, an ATV drove past at a high rate of speed. A short time later, the ATV approached the intersection again at
  • Multiple Hit & Run Driver & Vehicle Wanted

    Multiple Hit & Run Driver & Vehicle Wanted
    “Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10pm)”
    PRESS RELEASE:
    DKPD is looking for a vehicle that was involved in three separate incidents in a matter of hours.
    Today, at approximately 10:45 a.m., a black male was struck by a vehicle at Wade Walker Park, which resulted in his death. The victim’s vehicle, a silver 2011 Hyundai Sante Fe, was taken.
    At 2:15 p.m., a vehicle matching the description taken in the above incident was involved a hit and run of a Hispanic family of six who were ridin
  • GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Jonesboro

    GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Jonesboro
    Jonesboro, GA (CW69 News at 10)
    PRESS RELEASE:
    On Saturday, May 30, 2020, the GBI Atlanta Regional Office was requested by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer involved shooting.
    Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 7:38 a.m., Fayetteville Police Department officers attempted to stop a vehicle for reckless driving. The vehicle did not stop and fled from officers. Fayetteville PD officers requested assistance from the Fayette County Sher
  • John Lewis Calls For Peaceful Protests After Atlanta Arrests

    John Lewis Calls For Peaceful Protests After Atlanta Arrests
    ATLANTA, GA — Day two of protests in Atlanta against police brutality ended with 70 arrests, according to police. Even with a city curfew in place, ordered by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, people didn’t stay off the streets; a curfew will be in place again Sunday night.
    Civil rights activist and Congressman John Lewis, who is battling cancer, posted on social media that he understands their pain, but urged Atlantans to organize and demonstrate peacefully.
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  • John Lewis Calls For Peaceful Protests After 70 Atlanta Arrests

    John Lewis Calls For Peaceful Protests After 70 Atlanta Arrests
    ATLANTA, GA — Day two of protests in Atlanta against police brutality ended with 70 arrests, according to police. Even with a city curfew in place, ordered by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, people didn’t stay off the streets; a curfew will be in place again Sunday night.
    Civil rights activist and Congressman John Lewis, who is battling cancer, posted on social media that he understands their pain, but urged Atlantans to organize and demonstrate peacefully.
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  • ‘He Should Just Stop Talking’: Keisha Lance Bottoms On Trump

    ‘He Should Just Stop Talking’: Keisha Lance Bottoms On Trump
    (CNN) — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms rebuked Donald Trump’s rhetoric on Sunday amid days of protests after the death of George Floyd, saying the President “is making it worse” and is stoking racial tensions.
    “He should just stop talking. This is like Charlottesville all over again,” Bottoms told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” “He speaks and he makes it worse. There are times when you should just be quiet and
  • George Floyd Death Protests: Curfews Extend Another Night Over Violent

    George Floyd Death Protests: Curfews Extend Another Night Over Violent
    (CNN) — Demonstrators filled the streets across the U.S., including Atlanta, on Sunday to protest police brutality and the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis.
    From Philadelphia to San Diego, crowds wearing masks to ward off coronavirus clogged streets and stopped traffic. What started as peaceful protests sometimes turned violent. Stores were looted and burned and police pelted with rocks and bottles. Hundreds of people have
  • Mayor Bottoms: 2 Atlanta Officers Fired After Video Shows Them Using ‘Excessive Force’

    Mayor Bottoms: 2 Atlanta Officers Fired After Video Shows Them Using ‘Excessive Force’
    (CNN) — Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced two Atlanta Police Department officers were fired Sunday after video showed them using “excessive force” against two college students during Saturday night’s protests.
    Officers were filmed in downtown Atlanta breaking the windows of the vehicle the two people were in, yanking a woman out of the car and tasing the man. Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields said she recognized the two as Spelman College and Morehou
  • Q&A with Steve Salbu, professor of law and ethics at Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business

    Steve Salbu says he has seen his university’s and other MBA programs evolve over the last decade to include more discussion of corporate responsibility, including today during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Mayor Bottoms: ‘This Is Not A Protest…This Is Chaos’

    Mayor Bottoms: ‘This Is Not A Protest…This Is Chaos’
    (CNN) — Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms denounced vandalism in her city Friday evening as “chaos” after protests over the death of George Floyd turned violent.
    “What I see happening on the streets of Atlanta is not Atlanta. This is not a protest. This is not in the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. This is chaos,” an impassioned Lance Bottoms said at a news conference.
    “A protest has purpose. When Dr. King was assassinated, we didn’t do
  • Cartersville Vehicle Shot, Interior Set On Fire

    Cartersville Vehicle Shot, Interior Set On Fire
    Cartersville, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)
    Press release:
    According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, just after 5 a.m., Deputies and Investigators were dispatched to 100 Evergreen Trail, Apt C, Cartersville, Georgia, 30120 in reference to shots fired and a vehicle fire call.
    Deputies discovered one of the homeowner’s vehicle had been shot multiple times and their other vehicle’s interior had been set on fire.  At this time in the investigation, it is not believed this was a random act. No one
  • Atlanta NAACP, Protesters React To George Floyd Murder Case

    Atlanta NAACP, Protesters React To George Floyd Murder Case
    ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — The death of George Floyd following an arrest for alleged forgery in Minneapolis has sparked riots and outrage across the nation, leading to protests, like the ones held in Atlanta today.
    Many saw the video of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin holding his knee down on Floyd’s neck, with Floyd repeatedly saying he couldn’t breathe and while three other officers stood nearby.
    All four officers were fired, and Chauvin was arrested tod
  • Atlanta NAACP, Protesters React To George Floyd Homicide

    Atlanta NAACP, Protesters React To George Floyd Homicide
    ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — The death of George Floyd following an arrest for alleged forgery in Minneapolis has sparked riots and outrage across the nation, leading to protests, like the ones held in Atlanta today.
    Many saw the video of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin holding his knee down on Floyd’s neck, with Floyd repeatedly saying he couldn’t breathe and while three other officers stood nearby.
    All four officers were fired, and Chauvin was arrested tod
  • GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Snellville

    GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Snellville
    Snellville, Ga (CW69 News At 10)
    PRESS RELEASE:
    On Friday, May 29, 2020, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Snellville Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting.
    Preliminary information indicates that at approximately 3:49 a.m., a Snellville PD officer attempted to stop a vehicle along Skyland Drive for a vehicle tag violation.  The vehicle did not stop, and a pursuit ensued leading to Temple Johnson Road.
    During the chase, Snellville PD officers in
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle parent company joins lawsuit seeking PPP data

    Atlanta Business Chronicle parent company American City Business Journals has joined The Washington Post and nine other news outlets in a lawsuit against the Small Business Administration that seeks detailed information about the $659 billion Paycheck Protection Program.The Post, Bloomberg, Dow Jones, ProPublica and The New York Times filed the lawsuit on May 12.
    On Friday, American City Business Journals, ABC, CNN, NBC, the Associated Press and the Center for Investigative Reporting were added&
  • Cobb County Teenager Apparently Shot Accidentally

    Cobb County Teenager Apparently Shot Accidentally
    Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)
    PRESS RELEASE:
    On Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at approximately 6:44 p.m., Cobb County Police Department Precinct Two uniform officers were dispatched to 2105 Mesa Valley Way in reference to a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located a victim in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was subsequently transported to Wellstar Cobb Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
    The victim was identified as 18-year-old Ka’Mani’ Kirkland 
  • Gwinnett County Transit To Bring Back Reduced Commuter Service To Downtown Atlanta

    Gwinnett County Transit To Bring Back Reduced Commuter Service To Downtown Atlanta
    Atlanta, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)
    PRESS RELEASE:
    (Lawrenceville, Ga., May 29, 2020) – Beginning June 1, Gwinnett County Transit will restart commuter express service to downtown Atlanta on a reduced schedule and with safeguards to help protect riders.
    Commuter service was suspended April 23 after Gov. Brian Kemp issued a Shelter-in-Place order for all but essential businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Along with Route 110, which continued to operate past April 23 and serve Emory Universit
  • 'Dramatic decrease': Railcar service company lays off more than 130 employees

    The Cartersville facility manufactures, modifies and maintains equipment for shipping cars by rail.

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