Zachary Hansen, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Zachary Hansen

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta, GA, United States

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$15B in bonds for Rivian EV plant in limbo as judge considers concerns

A judge decided to pump the brakes on validating up to $15 billion in bonds for Rivian’s planned electric vehicle plant an hour east of Atlanta. → Read More

BREAKING: Georgia authority OKs incentive deal for Hyundai EV plant

A joint development authority near Savannah voted Tuesday afternoon to approve an “economic development agreement” for automotive giant Hyundai Motor Group’s planned electric vehicle factory. → Read More

Massive industrial park near Rivian EV plant proposed east of Atlanta

A company is pitching a sprawling warehouse and industrial complex in Covington, east of Atlanta, that would nearly double the industrial space in Newton County’s seat, and add to the region’s explosive surge of distribution and light manufacturing space. → Read More

More of the vaccinated and boosted landing in hospital with COVID-19

Doctors say it’s caused by a combination of a variant that can escape the vaccine’s effects and the most vulnerable also being the most vaccinated → Read More

Everything you need to know about abortion in Georgia

Despite the bombshell report by Politico that the Supreme Court could soon strike down Roe v Wade, nothing has changed yet for Georgia women seeking an abortion. → Read More

UPDATE: Shaky Knees final day rewards dedicated fans with great shows

A long weekend of electrifying performances, speaker fuzz and massive crowds is poised to come to an end Sunday. → Read More

DeKalb city to spend $100K to give at-home COVID-19 tests to residents

A DeKalb County city will provide at-home COVID-19 test kits to residents to encourage more frequent testing. → Read More

BREAKING: Now-former Stonecrest mayor pleads guilty to federal charges

Jason Lary, fresh off stepping down as the founding mayor of Stonecrest, accepted a plea deal in a federal fraud case Wednesday morning. → Read More

BREAKING: Stonecrest mayor to resign amid federal fraud case

The founding mayor of one of metro Atlanta’s youngest cities announced he would resign Wednesday — just an hour before he’s set to appear in court on federal fraud charges. → Read More

Dunwoody’s new rooftop bar aims to offer skyline views, playful atmosphere

Office commuters and Dunwoody residents will soon have a rooftop bar to visit where they can enjoy a cocktail while overlooking the Perimeter skyline. → Read More

Attorney appointed to Dunwoody council to fill vacated seat

A Dunwoody attorney will fill a vacated City Council seat until voters elect a long-term replacement in November. → Read More

Georgia teen returns home after Cayman Islands prison release

After spending more than a month in a Cayman Islands prison for breaking COVID-19 quarantine rules, a metro Atlanta teenager is back home, according to Channel 2 Action News. → Read More

DeKalb receives its first 2,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine

A few healthcare workers were the first to receive a COVID-19 vaccination in DeKalb County. → Read More

‘It touches my heart’: Veterans offer support for recruit’s family after deadly crash

On Aug. 22 about 11:30 p.m., the pickup truck Savanna Martin was riding in hydroplaned and struck a tree, ejecting the young woman from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene. → Read More

Man no longer charged in parents’ gruesome deaths in Atlanta; new suspect arrested

According to court records, all charges against the man were dropped in March, allowing him to walk out of the Fulton County Jail as a free man for the first time since 2018. → Read More

Scholarship fund created in honor of Cobb teen with autism who died in bike crash

The family and loved ones of a Cobb County teenager who died after his bike was hit by a car last week are banding together to start a scholarship fund for children with autism in his name. → Read More

5-year-old girl killed in 3-vehicle crash in Hall County

A 5-year-old girl was killed and four other people suffered injuries in a multivehicle crash in Hall County last week, authorities said. → Read More

Ex-deputy’s attorney denies misconduct, says he was ‘wrongfully terminated’

A former Forsyth County deputy is claiming that he was “wrongfully terminated” after the county’s sheriff accused him of misconduct near two elementary schools. → Read More

11-year-old girl recovering after being shot near East Point movie theater

An 11-year-old girl is recovering after she was struck by a stray bullet outside an East Point movie theater, Channel 2 Action News reported. → Read More

Marietta business owner defrauded $300K from COVID-19 relief program, feds say

A Marietta business owner faces federal charges after being accused of fraudulently obtaining a $300,000 loan that was meant to assist struggling small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More