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Early voting in Cobb County and more happening in Atlanta

Gené Hunter
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Your Atlanta updates for Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021

New renovations at Barack and Michelle Obama Academy

The newest academy in Peoplestown has undergone millions of dollars worth of renovations for students and staff. the Barack and Michaelle Obama Academy (BMOA) celebrated updates like:

  • 80,000 square feet of additions and reconstructions, including to the gymnasium.
  • Renovation of all classrooms, administrative areas and the auditorium.
  • All new furniture fixtures and equipment.

Holiday hours for DeKalb Public Library

All DeKalb County Public Library branches will close today at 5:00 p.m. and will remain closed through Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Doraville Library branch will be closed Thursday, November 25-Sunday November 28 and will reopen on Monday, November 29.

Early voting ends soon in Cobb county

Today is the last day to early vote in the Marietta Ward 5 city council election. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. instead of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Incumbent Marietta Councilman Reginald Copeland will face off with M. Carlyle Kent. The standard election will be held on November 30.

Mini camp in DeKalb County ends today

Today is the last day of DeKalb County's Park and Recreation and Cultural Affairs mini-camp for the duration of fall break. The camp is held from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cost of the camp is $10 a day for children ages 5-12.

This article is a daily update on the Atlanta area and surrounding cities and counties. This article aims to provide brief updates as it pertains to the local fire departments, police departments, Mayor's office, school boards, transportation and other areas impacting your life. For more information, please click on the links provided. Let me know if there is anything I missed, and I can include it in the next update.

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