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        Photos  By Kelly Jordan ATLANTA—Centennial Olympic Park  drew crowds eager to attend the Juneteenth Atlanta celebration, which was held June 18-20.  The downtown festivities included a parade, national speakers, a community vendors’ market, cultural arts amphitheater and a variety of entertainment such as Double Dutch jump rope artists, yoga, martial arts, […]


More than 50,000 Households in Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District could get up to $300 per child July-December   DECATUR, GA — Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), is encouraging families to be on the lookout for advance monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month per child beginning July 15 through December. […]


      ATLANTA– Georgia gas prices  dropped slightly at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are paying an average price of $2.89 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday’s state average is two cents less than a week ago, five cents less than last month and 97 cents more than this time last year. It costs Georgia motorists $43.35 to fill a 15-gallon tank of […]


ATLANTA – Georgia Power crews are responding to scattered outages this morning as a result of heavy rain and gusty winds overnight associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Claudette. Approximately 5,000 customers are currently without power as the weather system continues to move East across central and north Georgia.  Crews are finding wires down […]

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