Video shows no masks, no social distancing at Biden birthday event

U.S. 11/21/20, 13:44

Democratic Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Friday, Nov. 20, shared a video showing no masks or social distancing at self-proclaimed president-elect Joe Biden’s birthday event. Biden, who turned 78 on Friday, Nov. 20, was surrounded by a group of mask-free people who were singing “Happy Birthday” to him, the video ...

2021 MLB All-Star Game to be played in Atlanta

Sports 05/29/19, 18:47

Major League Baseball's 2021 All-Star Game will be played at Atlanta in what could be the first national showcase for SunTrust Park since the stadium opened in 2017.Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement before the Braves played the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night."The facility here, including SunTrust stadium and ...

Spelman students: Atlanta mayor shouldn’t address graduates

U.S. 04/24/19, 09:15

Some students at Spellman College aren't happy about the selection of Atlanta's black woman mayor as this year's commencement speaker.The students at the city's historically black women's college told WSB-TV that they believe Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is in favor of gentrification. Spellman student Alexi Dickerson said pricing poor people ...

Atlanta’s Mayor pushes for review in ‘Child Murders’ cases

U.S. 03/21/19, 14:42

Atlanta's mayor and police chief are leading a push to re-examine evidence from a string of murders that terrorized the city's black community between 1979 and 1981.Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Police Chief Erika Shields announced Thursday that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Fulton County District Attorney will review ...

Atlanta pushing back against airport state takeover plan

U.S. 03/02/19, 15:20

Atlanta city officials are pushing back against a proposal in the Georgia Senate for a state takeover of Atlanta's airport, one of the busiest in the world.Michael Smith, press secretary for Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, said the plan amounted to "theft" from the city in a statement Friday.The legislation, ...

Super Bowl planners: Shutdown brings ‘uncharted territory’

Sports 01/15/19, 15:13

A day after air travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in security lines at the world's busiest airport, Atlanta's mayor is concerned about the lines that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl.Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Tuesday the partial government shutdown is "uncharted territory" amid planning for ...

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