Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Atlanta City Council will return to in-person meetings for the first time in more than two years March 7 as COVID-19 precautions are relaxed.
As the Omicron variant spreads and COVID-19 cases increase around the metro area, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has reinstated a city-wide mask mandate for indoor public spaces. The City of Atlanta is back to the yellow zone of its reopening plan, which calls for “limited industries [to] resume operations with severe restrictions.” Mayor-elect Andre […]
People with AIDS who are impacted by COVID-19 may see some financial relief now that Atlanta is to release $1.6 million in federal funds it’s held 17 months and might have to return to the government.
Most metro Atlanta governments have resisted federal encouragement to distribute federal funds to prevent residential evictions for nonpayment of rent related to COVID-19, according to a tally of the latest report from the Treasury Department.
The hotspots for pandemic eviction filings in metro Atlanta have been in non-white, lower-income areas of south Fulton and DeKalb counties and in Clayton County, according to a report from the Federal Reserve of Atlanta.
Metro Atlanta governments have distributed 12% of the federal funds made available this year to prevent residential evictions for nonpayment of rent related to COVID-19, according to a tally of the latest report from the Treasury Department.
The message is clear: Nobody is safe until all of us are safe. When it comes to vaccines to protect people from the COVID-19 virus and its variants, we will need to ta global strategy
The United States should encourage vaccinating people all over the world as soon as possible to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Summer in Atlanta is here, filled with sunshine, flowers and… mosquitos? The tiny bloodsuckers are a staple of summertime in Georgia, and that doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon. Atlanta was ranked as the second-worst metro area for the pesky insect in a list by pest control company Orkin. Atlanta was previously No. 1 […]
In honor of its 135th birthday, the Coca-Cola Foundation announced Thursday morning $35 million in new grants – including a $20 million fund to stop the spread of COVID-19.
The week before a federal appellate court in Atlanta is to consider a challenge to the CDC’s moratorium on evictions during the coronavirus epidemic, a federal judge in Washington on Wednesday vacated the moratorium.
After over 20 years as the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport has fallen to second place. Today, more fliers travel through Guangzhou Bai Yun International Airport in southeast China. The Atlanta airport saw 43 million travelers in 2020, compared to 110.5 million the year before. But with more people receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, Hartsfield-Jackson […]
Happy Earth Day, Atlanta! Show Mother Nature some love today. Here’s a few ideas for how to celebrate: Get some fresh air: Arabia Mountain, Sweetwater Creek, Cochran Shoals Trail, Piedmont Park, Freedom Park Get involved: Earth Day at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Constitution Lakes Clean-up, live-stream some scaly friends at the Georgia Aquarium, take a […]
The pandemic survival story of an Alpharetta-based tech firm is one of pivoting from a product line that was no longer needed to one in demand, and which played to the strength of the company’s international relations.
As the CDC establishes the COVID-19 risks for persons living with HIV, metro Atlanta is on track to receive $28 million in federal funding to continue for a year HIV treatment programs for low-income residents in 20 counties.
Sally Sears’ latest big story is her own travel memoir, an around-the-world journey by a budding journalist in the era when Rick Steves was just beginning to tell travelers to get off the beaten path.
COVID-19 restrictions will soon be lifted in Georgia, according to Gov. Brian Kemp. This week, Kemp signaled that he would soon fully reopen the state. The news has received mixed reactions, with some fearful of an infection surge and others relieved to put the restrictions behind them. 12.3% of Georgians are fully vaccinated against the […]
By Guest Columnist NOEL MORRIS, a writer and producer who specializes in classical and orchestral music
Since the start of the pandemic, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has turned up in the most unexpected places, including in the middle of a meadow in Serenbe.
Both HOPE Atlanta and Action Ministries have long served metro Atlanta residents experiencing homelessness or hunger, and now, in the face of dire need, they are joining forces.