Atlanta mayor announces $70M plan to combat violent crime

The Anti-Violence Advisory Council recommends investing $70 million to fund nine critical initiatives. This includes expanding programs focused on violence prevention, local security planning, focus on violent repeat offenders, and installing new streetlights in high violence areas.

Atlanta airport GM announces departure

The head of the world’s busiest airport is scheduled for departure. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport General Manager John Selden will be leaving his post sometime in April, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced on Wednesday.