City of Atlanta

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms prepares to sign legislation to close the Atlanta jail
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Maria Boynton
May 28, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Citing rising costs, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has signed legislation shutting down the Atlanta City Detention Center. Along with the increasing costs, Mayor Bottoms cited the declining number of inmates when she called for the closure last year. Bottoms signed the measure this morning,...
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The Old Adamsville Recreation Center is being utilized as a warming center in Atlanta.
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Maria Boynton
January 29, 2019 - 2:37 pm
The City of Atlanta has opened warming centers ahead of wintry precipitation and frigid weather. The warming centers are located at the Old Adamsville Recreation Center, 3404 Delmar Lane NW, Atlanta,GA 30331 and the Central Park Recreation Center, 400 Merrits Avenue North East, Atlanta. GA 30308...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
September 14, 2018 - 1:22 pm
Chief Equity Officer and Counselor to Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Rashad Taylor sat down with Rashad Richey to discuss the pending Gulch development deal in the City of Atlanta. The proposal has been received with both praise and criticism. In essence, the project would develop a wasteland of...
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Maria Boynton
July 17, 2018 - 2:45 pm
Atlanta does indeed have a Mayor named Keisha. The City's top leader says "now we have a chance to have a governor named Stacey." Elaborating on the announcement she made over the weekend at Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said "all we have to do is get out and vote."...
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City of Atlanta New Trash Day Garbage Truck
July 02, 2018 - 5:32 pm
The City of Atlanta Department of Public Works is working to improve the overall quality of solid waste delivery. Beginning the week of July 9, they’re rolling out new Solid Waste schedules and routes. This means your garbage, recycling and yard trimming collection day will change. Find your yew...
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Maria Boynton
June 28, 2018 - 6:29 pm
As she continues to build her staff, and "ensure transparency and fairness in our business operations", Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has named a new Chief Procurement Officer. He is retired Lieutenant Colonel David L. Wilson. A statement from the Mayor's office indicates that Wilson comes to...
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June 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A woman whose arm was amputated after a collision involving an Atlanta police officer is suing the city. Lisa Williams filed a lawsuit Thursday in Fulton County State Court. The suit asks for a jury trial and seeks damages for physical and mental pain and suffering, as well as for...
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March 02, 2018 - 8:20 am
The City of Atlanta held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the new Thomasville Resource Center. The center was a library that was shut down due to budget cuts and had become an eye sore in the community. When local citizens heard of the closing, they reached out to local...
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