58.9 F
Monday, September 25, 2023
Home News Page 4


headshot of white man in police uniform in front of blue background with flag
Martin 'Marty' Ferrell, a 32-year veteran of the Marietta Police Department, was confirmed as the new police chief Wednesday after serving as interim chief since the retirement of Chief Dan Flynn earlier this year.
A young Black girl carries a red flag with other people in a parade
A celebration of Georgia’s diverse immigrant communities came to downtown Lawrenceville this past weekend with food and performances and more.
Black man in suit jacket stands in front of campaign bus at a podium with woman behind him
At a campaign rally in Gwinnett County Friday, the former United Nations ambassador appealed to Asian American voters to support Herschel Walker’s campaign for U.S. Senate.
two little girls walking in front of stilt performer waving colorful international flags outside
A two-day festival of food and performances celebrating Gwinnett's international community is returning to downtown Lawrenceville this weekend.
Roll of Georgia voter peach stickers on a brown table with a blurred background
Are candidates for public office talking about issues that matter to you? The Atlanta Journal-Constitution wants to make sure they do. That’s why we are surveying Georgia voters about what you care most about in this year’s election. We will compile the responses and use them to help guide our coverage going forward.
scene shot from above inside a jail cell with at least five female inmates
Thousands have been infected in Georgia's local lockups, dozens have been hospitalized and many have died with coronavirus infections. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Fresh Take Georgia have gone inside some of the state's jails to see how they were affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
a white family of five stands in wheat field in warm clothes during fall
At least 27 sheriff’s office employees across Georgia have died with COVID-19. Among them are an elected sheriff, senior officers, veteran jail employees, men and women. Some were U.S. military veterans. Many left behind families with children. Here are four of their stories.
Men in jail with white and black striped pants and their shirts off facing away from the camera
That lack of data about infections, hospitalizations and deaths in jails, experts say, could hamstring officials responsible for preventing the spread of diseases in America’s more than 3,000 local lockups.
White woman with brown hair in pink top pouring wine into a glass behind bar in a rustic looking building; Georgia wineries
Georgia wineries’ growth boosted by those seeking outdoor gatherings during the pandemic. Many in the industry would like to see it expand into south Georgia.
crowds of people with protest signs outside large stone building with gold dome and statue on top; abortion protest roe vs. wade reproductive rights
A federal appeals court has ruled that Georgia’s restrictive abortion law should be allowed to take effect, an outcome that’s been expected since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June.