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.
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.
Officials say a strong storm off the Southeast coast combined with periodic higher tides to cause coastal flooding that approached levels rarely seen outside of hurricanes along the South Carolina and Georgia coasts.
The Atlanta Braves will give a nod to past and present with a two-part parade celebrating their first World Series title in 26 years.
With the trial underway for the three men charged in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, we've provided a timeline of key events over the past 1½ years.
Travis McMichael, 35, his father Gregory McMichael, 65, and William Bryan, 52, the man who filmed the killing on his cellphone, face an array of state charges, including murder, aggravated assault for chasing Arbery in their pickups and false imprisonment.