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Brookhaven police look for man suspected of armed robbery

Brookhaven police have identified a person believed to have committed armed robbery in Brookhaven and Decatur in June of 2020. 21-year-old Christian Kwan Hunt is suspected of armed robbery and aggravated assault, according to Brookhaven Police Department press release. The release described Hunt as a light-skinned Black male, about 6 feet tall, with tattoos on […]

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Georgia pauses Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after ‘extremely rare’ blood clot reports

The Georgia Department of Public Health is suspending use of the single-dose COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson/Janssen Pharmaceuticals Companies as federal authorities study reports of severe blood clots in six of the more than 6.8 million recipients. For people who have an appointment to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, DPH is working […]

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Abstract painting exhibit at Buckhead gallery ends April 17

This week is art-lovers’ last chance to see works by abstract minimalist painters Betty Merken and Pascal Pierme at Buckhead’s Alan Avery Art Company. The gallery at 356 Miami Circle will wrap up the exhibit “Fata Morgana” on April 17. The exhibit is named after the mirage effect that makes it appear an object is […]

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MARTA contracts for feasibility study of BeltLine rail

MARTA has signed a contract to begin a feasibility study for adding the light rail component to the Atlanta BeltLine loop. The transit authority’s board of directors authorized a contract for a comprehensive engineering analysis for light rail that would connect to current MARTA heavy rail stations. The feasibility study will be conducted by VHB/Vanasse […]

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Atlanta mayor says Buckhead cityhood is no crime solution; police chief search delayed

In a virtual speech in Buckhead April 12, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms addressed crime concerns that have drawn challengers for her reelection and sparked legislation to turn the neighborhood into its own separate city. Bottoms blasted Buckhead cityhood as a non-solution to crime while acknowledging she is delaying a search for a permanent police […]