ATLANTA GA

Recent City Council work session on the Public Confidence & Accountability Legislation

Felicia Moore: Compliance Office Would Hold Us Accountable In Following The Law

Under regulations approved by Atlanta City Council, those using city-issued credit cards would have to abide by a list of terms. Also, legislation proposed by City Council President Felicia Moore calls for the creation of an Office of Independent Compliance. Both are among efforts, by the city's...
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First entry into the #KaeperBowl. It is located at 400 Northside Dr. Atlanta GA.

Eight Kaepernick Murals Replace 1 Destroyed Days Before Super Bowl

“I thought Atlanta, because of our civil rights history, would be a perfect place for him", says Atlanta muralist Fabian Williams. So he found eight places for former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick. His westside giant mural of Kaepernick was destroyed two days before the Super Bowl in Atlanta. So...
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MARTA Chief Wanda Dunham proudly shows special Super Bowl LIII badge

MARTA Prepared for Wintry Weather and Super Bowl

With the possibility of wintry weather moving into Atlanta, in the midst of Super Bowl Week, one might think MARTA Police Chief Wanda Dunham would be a nervous wreck. If she is, she hides it well. (Photo Credit: Maria Boynton/Entercom Atlanta) Click below to hear Dunham talk about how prepared...
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MARTA General Manager and CEO Jeffrey Parker is threatening to sue to end driver sickout

MARTA Threatens Lawsuit To End Drivers Super Bowl Sick-out

One hundred thousand people moved to Atlanta last year, and according to MARTA CEO Jeffrey Parker, the transit agency's aim is to be able to support that growth by providing superior transit service here and throughout the region. The glitch this week: MARTA drivers calling out sick, as the city...
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The Old Adamsville Recreation Center is being utilized as a warming center in Atlanta.

Warming Centers Open Ahead of Snow and Ice

The City of Atlanta has opened warming centers ahead of wintry precipitation and frigid weather. The warming centers are located at the Old Adamsville Recreation Center, 3404 Delmar Lane NW, Atlanta,GA 30331 and the Central Park Recreation Center, 400 Merrits Avenue North East, Atlanta. GA 30308...
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A 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Tennessee Wednesday morning could be felt in Atlanta

Atlanta Shakes from tremor hundreds of miles away

Did you feel it? Some did, some didn't. It was a 4.4 earthquake around 4:15 this morning that shook many awake in the Atlanta metro area. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter of the earthquake was more than 130 miles north of Atlanta, in Decatur, Tennessee. An aftershock followed...
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Kim Porter was laid to rest in her hometown of Columbus, GA on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018

Kim Porter Remembered as a Loving Mother, Friend, and Protector

Kim Porter, the former model and actress, was laid to rest in a gold casket placed inside a temporary crypt. She lies next to her mother Sarah, who died 4 years ago. The younger Porter's funeral was held at Cascade Hills Church, which, with its theater-styled atmosphere, was filled to capacity...
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V103s Greg Street interviews Jermaine Dupri during the Super Bowl LIVE announcement

Jermaine Dupri Announced As Producer Of Super Bowl LIVE Concert Series

There are just 100 days to go before the Super Bowl is held in Atlanta. Super Bowl LIII will be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium downtown on Sunday, February 3, 2019. A series of concerts titled Super Bowl LIVE will be held during the week leading up to the big game. Friday morning, the Atlanta Host...
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The Gulch is undeveloped property in the heart of downtown Atlanta

Atlanta Mayor Presents Amended Gulch Agreement to City Council

The Office of Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has released details of an amended Gulch agreement. The Gulch is the area of parking lots and railroad tracks situated between Mercedes-Benz Stadium and State Farm Arena. Bottoms says, "our team has worked nonstop over the last several months to...
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Domestic Violence Survivor: I Had My First Set of Black Eyes at 14

In March 2012, Gabriella Stroude was a 19-year-old Florida State University sophomore. She had been in the relationship for only a few months. It was "intense" and her "first real relationship", she says. Though her boyfriend was abusive, Gabby says "I was grown, I was in college, I had my whole...
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