Construction crews will pour concrete for the final Atlanta Streetcar this morning, March 25, at 9 a.m. on Peachtree Street, Broad Street and Auburn Avenue. The pour will complete the systems’ 2.7 mile loop. Installation of overhead electrical will begin in earnest and the streetcar will open in the summer after a number of weather-related delays and cost overruns.

The Atlanta Police Department have arrested Corey Jones, 29, for shooting a motorist on I-20 on Monday afternoon. Officers responded to a person shot call and found a female appearing to be in her mid twenties who had been shot at least one time in her mid section. She was transported to Grady Hospital where she later died. Jones has been charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. A motive has not been released by the department.

Delayed due to the icy weather in January, Decatur Mayor Jim Baskett will deliver his State of the City address this evening, March 25, at 6 p.m. at the ecatur Marriott Courtyard, Conference Center, 130 Clairemont Ave.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.