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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signs legislation to close the Atlanta jail

Atlanta Mayor Signs Legislation to Close City Jail

Citing rising costs, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has signed legislation shutting down the Atlanta City Detention Center. Along with the increasing costs, Mayor Bottoms cited the declining number of inmates when she called for the closure last year. Bottoms signed the measure this morning,...
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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Made A Super-ATL Playlist for 404 Day

It's April 4, 2019. To people who don't live in and love Atlanta, it could be any other day. But for those of us who claim ATL all day every day, the fourth day of the fourth month is #404Day, an annual chance to show pride in our beautiful city. And everybody's celebrating, including Mayor Keisha...
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Frank Ski and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

Frank Ski Interviews Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Wayne Williams’ Attorney After Announcement That Atlanta Child Murders Case Is Being Reopened

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced on March 21 that authorities are going to reexamine evidence in the case of the Atlanta child murders , which occurred between 1979 and 1981 and continue to haunt the city today, since there are so many unanswered questions. In 2004, V-103’s Frank Ski got an...
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Participating in the ribbon cutting at John F. Kennedy Park (l-r) Brett Daniels, COO of the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee; Dan Corso, Host Committee Chairman; Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms; Atlanta Falcons Defensive Tackle Grady Jarrett; Atlanta

Councilman Ivory Lee Young Remembered As Westside Park Becomes Super Bowl Legacy

The late Atlanta City Councilman Ivory Lee Young was on the minds of many today. Remembered as one who fought for the development of Atlanta's Westside, today Young's idea of a newly renovated John F. Kennedy Park to serve the community, became reality. It was just 5 months ago that Councilman...
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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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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Signs Gulch Development into Law

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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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No Gulch Vote Today: Atlanta Mayor Bottoms Puts Brakes on Call for Vote On $1.75B Redevelopment

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has decided to postpone pushing for a vote today on the proposal to redevelop the area known as the Gulch. It's the "hole in the ground", as Bottoms calls it, that is located near Mercedes Benz Stadium and State Farm (formerly Philips) Arena. Currently, it's...
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Mayor Bottoms Takes Aim At Dilapidated Properties On Bolton Road

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms continues to make good on a promise to "Fight the Blight" in the city. They are structures that are either dilapidated or have been unkempt for extended periods. Properties on Bolton Road in Northwest Atlanta were being torn down today. According to Mayor Bottoms...
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