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New state Senate map creates two new Black majority districts

A proposed state Senate redistricting map released Monday would create two additional Black majority districts in the General Assembly’s upper chamber in keeping with a federal court order. Senate District 17 in Henry and Newton counties and Senate District 28 in Douglas and Fulton counties would become majority Black under the proposed map, released two […]

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Report: Jimmy Carter expected to attend Rosalynn Carter’s memorial service

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that former President Jimmy Carter will be in attendance for a memorial service for his wife, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, on Tuesday, Nov. 28, on the Emory University campus. The invitation-only tribute service for Mrs. Carter, featuring family members and some of her favorite Scripture passages and songs, will be […]

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Gunshow renews ‘Hired Guns’ dinner series for 2024

The Atlanta restaurant Gunshow is gearing up for the return of its Hired Guns dinner series in 2024. The Hired Guns series has been around since 2014, inviting chefs from across the country to showcase their work at Gunshow. According to a press release, on select Sunday evenings throughout 2024, different chefs will work alongside […]

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Georgia nonprofit organizations looking for donations on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is the culmination of a month-long effort by nonprofit organizations around Georgia and the United States to raise funds in support of their causes. While donations are accepted by most organizations any time, Giving Tuesday has become an important as large amounts of revenue comes through this one special day. Community members can […]

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Support & Humor: New club supports moms through the early years of parenting

The early years of motherhood are challenging and, at times, isolating. To foster community, a new “mothers club” offers in-person activities and a virtual platform to moms from pregnancy through their child’s preschool years. Launched this summer, MESH Moms (Mothers Empowered With Support & Humor) is a membership-based club that connects moms to age-based, interest-based, […]

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City Council approves $1 million donation to Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta

The Atlanta City Council has approved a $1 million donation to the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Atlanta to support low-income youth in the city and especially those living in disinvested neighborhoods. The donation, approved at the council’s Nov. 20 meeting, is being made to support Mayor Andre Dickens’ Year of the Youth Safe […]

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Brookhaven runoff election for mayor, city council seat is Dec. 5

Brookhaven residents are returning to the polls to elect a mayor and District 1 city council member in the Dec. 5 runoff election. Check the Dekalb County Voter Registration website for details on early voting, which continues through Dec. 1. To find your polling location, visit  Candidates participated in a debate hosted by the […]

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Mt. Vernon Highway bridge work to cause more lane closures

Motorists on I-285 should expect more overnight lane closures between Riverside Drive and Roswell Road in both directions starting Tuesday, Nov. 28, as contractors set beams for the new Mt. Vernon Highway bridge. Traffic pacing and lane closures will occur during off-peak overnight hours starting Nov. 28 through Friday, Dec. 1, according to a Georgia […]