Yesterday, July 28, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms implemented a city-wide mask mandate for people in public places and private businesses. The decision was made based on recent CDC recommendations ...
Yesterday, July 28, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms implemented a city-wide mask mandate for people in public places and private businesses. The decision was made based on recent CDC recommendations that folks, vaccinated or not, wear a mask in areas of substantial or high transmission. CDC data shows that Fulton and DeKalb County are designated […]
Atlanta has stepped back from, but not abandoned, plans to boost residential density in traditional neighborhoods after receiving more than 1,000 public comments on the original proposal, according to a revised draft of the plan, released Tuesday.
The rollout of broadband in rural Georgia is spurring comments of happiness and hope, and a sense of urgency, on Facebook posts from individuals who see the 21st century arriving at their door in the form of a new cable.
Intent on self-reforming from a financial scandal, the board of the Development Authority of Fulton County plunged into debate July 27 on who should do it and how fast, with tempers flaring over the chair’s unilateral actions and a last-minute slate of reform ideas. Along the way, the board heard from its longtime auditor as […]
A segment of the Atlanta BeltLine’s Westside Trail through Washington Park and Bankhead has a preferred route and could have a construction-ready design by January. Actual construction on the so-called Westside Trail Segment 4, aka the Westside Trail Extension North, is yet to be scheduled and would take well over a year, officials said at […]
The 1996 Summer Olympics was an unforgettable time for Atlanta, with the world’s top athletes and eager fans flooding the city. The Olympic rings are still proudly displayed in Centennial Park. The Tokyo games start Friday at 7 a.m. U.S. East Coast time, and the Atlanta History Center is opening early for a public viewing […]
An obscure joint development authority of six metro Atlanta counties has ignored state financial reporting requirements and open meetings laws for years while collecting and spending public money: $15,000 a year in membership fees, a $10,000-a-year lobbyist, and the ability of companies in member counties to get job-based tax breaks. The Joint Development Authority of […]