Allexa Ceballos (she/her) is a Digital Content Producer and writer/reporter for GPB. Prior to joining GPB News she was a reporter at Fresh Take Georgia covering local and state politics as a reporting fellow for the Center for Sustainable Journalism. She is a graduate of Kennesaw State University.
The Social Security Administration has released its annual list of top 10 baby names by state for 2021.
Kennesaw State University alumnus Raymond Goslow on Tuesday night finished the ‘Jeopardy! National College Championship’ finals in a close second place after dominating the second game.
Ozzie, the world’s oldest male gorilla, has died at the age of 61, Zoo Atlanta announced on Tuesday. The 350-pound western lowland gorilla was the oldest at Zoo Atlanta and the third-oldest in the world.
Sites from African American history are among the 10 'Places in Peril' named this year by the Georgia Trust For Historic Preservation. Mark McDonald, the trust's president and CEO, said that the list is meant to highlight sites around the state that have historic significance, face a real threat, or are representative of broader preservation issues.
The man who killed Ahmaud Arbery testified Thursday that Arbery did not speak, show a weapon or threaten him in any way before he raised his shotgun and pointed it at him. Travis McMichael said he was “under the impression” that Arbery could be a threat because he was running straight at him and he had seen the 25-year-old Black man trying to get into the truck of a neighbor who had joined in a pursuit of Arbery.