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Delta: Masks Now Optional for Employees & Customers

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Following the ruling of a U.S. district court judge on Monday, the Biden administration announced that the Transportation Security Administration will no longer enforce the federal mandate requiring masks in all U.S. airports and on board aircraft. Effective immediately, masks are optional for all airport employees, crew members and customers inside U.S. airports and on… Read more »

International Black Women History Month – Taste Urban Atlanta

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International Black Women History Month Founder Sha Battle to Speak in the Taste Urban Staff Report Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 Taste Urban is BACK on April 20, 2022 to once again spotlight Atlanta’s too often underrepresented African American business owners. And this time, just in time for International Black Women’s History Month, it will be… Read more »

Fundraiser to Benefit Georgia’s Regional Food Banks

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AG Carr and Partners Kick Off Annual Fundraiser to Benefit Georgia’s Regional Food Banks Staff Report Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 Attorney General Chris Carr, the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Food Bank Association today kicked off the first day of the 11th Annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy…. Read more »

Mayor Dickens Opens AT&T’s Connected Learning Center

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Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens Officially Opens AT&T’s new Connected Learning Center in Southwest Atlanta Staff Report Friday, April 15th, 2022 What’s the news? AT&T’* is opening a new Connected Learning Center inside the Atlanta Police Foundation’s Andrew and Walter Young Family At-Promise Center in Southwest Atlanta to provide internet access and education tools to youth who… Read more »

Hartsfield-Jackson Announces South Parking Deck Renewal Project

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) will begin the South Parking Deck Renewal Project Sunday, May 1. On April 20, portions of levels one, two and three of the South deck will close. “The construction of new North and South decks and the additional ATL West deck and the ParkATL Select lot on Sullivan Road will… Read more »

Hartsfield-Jackson Named the World’s Busiest Airport

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Airports Council International (ACI) World announced the top 10 busiest airports worldwide, and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) again has landed at No. 1. In 2021, ATL served more passengers and conducted more aircraft movements than any other airport in the world. As verified by ACI, preliminary data for total passenger traffic rankings show that… Read more »

GDOT Highights National Work Zone Awareness Week

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Georgia Department of Transportation Highlights National Work Zone Awareness Week Staff Report Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) is observing National Work Zone Awareness Week April 11 – 15. This year’s theme is “Work Zones are a Sign to Slow Down”. Each spring Georgia DOT and other departments of transportation… Read more »

Mayor Dickens Finishes First 100 Days

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Mayor Dickens Finishes First 100 Days of Moving Atlanta Forward with Significant Achievements on Public Safety, Housing and Equity Staff Report Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 Mayor Dickens joined the recently reconstituted Pothole Posse to fill potholes in the Ormewood Park neighborhood on Monday in advance of marking his first 100 days in office. Moving Atlanta… Read more »

AT&T Helps Bridges the Digital Divide in Atlanta

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AT&T’s Connected Learning Center at the Andrew & Walter Young Family At-Promise Center Is Helping Bridge the Digital Divide in Atlanta Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 AT&T’s Connected Learning Center at the Atlanta Police Foundation’s Andrew and Walter Young Family At-Promise Center in Southwest Atlanta is helping bridge the digital divide in Atlanta by providing internet… Read more »

MLK Center Launches Community Leadership Academy

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Martin Luther King Center for Nonviolent Social Change Launches the Beloved Community Leadership Academy Staff Report Monday, April 11th, 2022 The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center) is now accepting applications until May 1st, for its new Beloved Community Leadership Academy (BCLA), the King Center’s premiere education program for… Read more »