Amanda Andrews is a general assignment reporter and Georgia Today newsletter writer for GPB News. She previously worked at KUNC as a Morning Edition producer and backup host.
Hurricane season begin June 1 and counties in Southwest Georgia are getting prepared. Forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say the upcoming season could be above average with 14 to 21 named storms.
People continue to move back into the city of Atlanta every year. Now skyrocketing property values pose a challenge for older residents. It’s an easy problem to see in Atlanta’s Edgewood neighborhood.
South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai, the parent company for Kia, is in talks to build a second automobile plant in Georgia. The new factory would build electric vehicles.
Boosters say a $30 million donation from the James M. Cox Foundation will help close the loop on all 22 miles of the Atlanta BeltLine by 2030.
Atlanta leaders are kicking off an initiative to prevent gun violence and promote peace as the city heads towards summer. The Anti-Gun Violence Conference and Rally in May will give Atlanta Public School students tools to address conflict.