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  • ‘American Idol’ holding auditions TODAY in Atlanta at Piedmont Park! See Video!

    American Idol Contestants from all over the South East led into Piedmont Park Auditions start in 2 hours!! #IdolOn2 #AtlantaIdol @wsbtv pic.twitter.com/izFPqeHRmn — Liz Artz (@LizArtzWSB) August 22, 2017 ATLANTA (CBS46) – The popular television show American Idol will be holding auditions at Piedmont Park in Atlanta on Tuesday....
  • Hundreds gather in Atlanta for march against racism

    ATLANTA – Dozens of groups gathered in Centennial Olympic Park Saturday to march against racism and hate. The rally is the latest in the response to last weekend’s deadly protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. Georgia Resists, a newly formed coalition of civil and human rights groups, met at Centennial Olympic...
  • City of Atlanta Mayor creates group to combat the ‘Old South’

    ATLANTA – Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia have brought renewed attention to street names and monuments linked to the Confederacy, with many elected officials, clergy and members of the public calling for their removal. Reed said we must continue to focus on making Atlanta...
  • FREE things to do this weekend: Zoo Atlanta, movies, concert

    ATLANTA – Relax and watch a good movie while taking in the beauty of nature, head to the Zoo if you’re an Atlanta or Fulton County resident, or kick back and unwind for a day in Piedmont Park. Flic-Nic in Candler Park 2017: The Jungle Book Movie | Saturday, Aug. 19...
  • American Idol Auditions In Atlanta This Weekend!

    ATLANTA – American Idol is back, and will be coming to you in 2018 ONLY on Channel 2! Idol’s official bus tour will hold auditions in Atlanta on Aug. 22 beginning at 9 a.m. at Piedmont Park’s Oak Hill. The groundbreaking series launched the careers of superstars Carrie Underwood, Kelly...
  • Group of Atlanta leaders want Confederate statues to come down

    ATLANTA – Clergy leaders and community activists gathered at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference Headquarters to pray for Charlottesville and all the people who are dealing with racial tension there. Their suggestion for how the president could possibly unify the country, on Channel 2 Action News starting at 4 p.m. ...
  • Mayor Kasim Reed’s $94,612 SUVs

    ATLANTA – Our FOX 5 I-Team asked the city of Atlanta more than three months ago for records involving the purchase of Mayor Kasim Reed’s executive protection cars after a former city employee claimed they were bought improperly. The city denied the employee’s claim, but took more than three...
  • Atlanta: Piedmont Park Peace Statue vandalized and chained! See Here!

    The Piedmont Park statue spray-painted by protesters Sunday was dedicated in 1911 as a statue to promote peace between north and south after the Civil War. The Peace Monument was erected by  the Old Guard of the Gate City Guard in 1911, according to research by the AJC for an article...
  • Video: Local Church takes on Atlanta’s Local Pink Trap House!!

    Atlanta’s most talked-about temporary landmark just made its way back into the spotlight — on the sanctuary stage of the dReam Center Church of Atlanta, that is. In an effort to “Make the Church Relevant Again,” church leaders took a marketing tip from Atlanta-based hip-hop star 2 Chainz himself and decorated their sanctuary with a...