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According to WSB-TV, at least four people have been shot. One police officer on sight stated that the circumstances are still up in the air, “The scene is still open and active as officers are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident. Continue to monitor social for more updates,” police said. https://twitter.com/rawsalerts/status/1800605117365838187 More news […]

Television

Veda Howard Encourages Good Day Atlanta Viewers to Get Started

Sports

For the first time in the franchise's history, the Atlanta Hawks win the NBA Draft Lottery.

Entertainment

Anita Baker’s tour, ‘An Evening With Anita Baker’ Atlanta stop has been canceled. Live Nation press release: “Due to late, unforeseen circumstances, tonight’s “An Evening with Anita Baker” event featuring eight-time Grammy Award-winning superstar Anita Baker set to take place at State Farm Arena has been canceled. Refunds will be returned at the point of purchase.”

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Georgia 2024 Election Dates General Primary Election / Nonpartisan Election – May 21, 2024 Early Voting Dates – April 29 – May 17   General Primary Election Runoff / Nonpartisan Runoff – June 18, 2024 Early Voting Dates  – As soon as possible, but no later than June 10 – June 14   General Election […]

Entertainment

Veda Howard shares a Wisdom Nugget rooted in kindness and the imprint it leaves on Good Day Atlanta.

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Maverick City Music’s, Chandler Moore was very transparent about going off the grid. Watch BMI Gospel Music Awards Red Carpet interviews with Veda Howard.

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1ST African American Female Sheriff in the United States…served 3 times as Sheriff of Fulton County.  Jacquelyn Barrett broke color and gender barriers on November 3, 1992 when she was elected sheriff of Fulton County, Georgia, thus becoming the first African American female sheriff in the United States. Her election signaled the end of the old-time stereotype […]

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Ethel Waters was the first Black performer seen on television. Her one-night variety special, The Ethel Waters Show, aired on NBC in 1939. She was joined by fellow Black actresses, Fredi Washington and Georgette Harvey, and they performed part of her play Mamba’s Daughters. Waters in 1962 would also become the first Black person to be nominated […]

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Veda Howard Shares Wisdom Nugget About Luck on FOX 5's Good Day Atlanta

Sports

Quarterback Kirk Cousins has found a new home with the Atlanta Falcons. After 6 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings the veteran has found a new home. The Atlanta Falcons are the third team Kirk Cousins has been a part of since being drafted in the 2012 draft to the Washington Commanders. https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/1767255983430988083?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet More news to […]

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The 1st African American Superior Court Judge.  The first woman and the youngest person ever to become a Georgia State Supreme Court Justice. Sears was born on June 13, 1955 in Heidelberg, Germany. She grew up traveling the globe with her family and father, Colonel Thomas Sears, who served as Master Army Aviator in the U.S. […]