Category: Atlanta

April 21, 2022
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  ATLANTA–As part of the recently announced Nightlife Division under the Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment, Mayor Andre Dickens and city leaders will host the city’s first-ever Training Day—a series of workshops designed specifically for nightlife industry leaders to learn about the city’s policy and regulatory information in the nighttime industry. The training day […]

April 19, 2022
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ATLANTA – The Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority announced that face coverings are no longer mandatory for Xpress commuters effective April 18. However, employees and customers who wish to still wear masks may continue, if they choose, the Authority said. The announcement follows the ruling of a U.S. district court judge on Monday, along with the Biden administration announcement […]

April 8, 2022
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  ATLANTA – The MARTA Police Department (MPD) is holding a hiring event for Police Officers, Dispatchers/Call-Takers, and Protective Specialists on Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., at the MARTA Police Clayton County precinct located at 115 Mount Zion Road in Morrow. MPD provides all uniforms and equipment necessary for position and offers excellent benefits […]

April 6, 2022
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  ATLANTA –The Atlanta Press Club Loudermilk-Young Debate Series will host primary election debates for Governor, U.S. Senate, Secretary of State, Lt. Governor, Insurance Commissioner, State School Superintendent, and U.S. Congressional Districts six, seven, ten and fourteen.  The debate series will take place at Georgia Public Broadcasting (260 14th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA 30318) starting Sunday, May […]

April 4, 2022
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  ATLANTA—To celebrate 404 Day, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens collaborated with Pandora to curate his own personalized playlist and 404 Mode on The ATL: Atlanta Hip Hop station. The annual celebration of Atlanta is observed on April 4—a reference to the city’s 404 area code. 404 Day highlights Atlanta’s music, arts, food and sports scene. “404 Day is for Atlanta’s […]

April 4, 2022
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ATLANTA, – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that Robin Folsom, the former director of external affairs for the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA), has pleaded guilty to one count of Identity Fraud and three counts of False Statements. The charges stem from an investigation conducted by the Office of the State Inspector General (OIG) following […]

April 4, 2022
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ATLANTA – The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has appointed MARTA Police Chief Scott Kreher to the recently expanded Atlanta Public Safety Commission. The 21-person commission will develop a comprehensive public safety plan to deter crime and lawlessness and enhance safety throughout the City of Atlanta.   The commission also will be comprised of […]


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