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Atlanta mayoral election, Tyler Perry shares thoughts on land expansion at Fort McPherson and more happening in Atlanta

Gené Hunter
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Your Atlanta updates for Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021

Atlanta mayoral election

Election Day is today. Metro Atlanta residents are heading to polls to vote for the city's 61st mayor. Candidates on the ballot are Felicia Moore and Andre Dickens. In addition to the city of Atlanta, surrounding cities will be having mayoral runoff elections.

Tackle your leftovers

Still need to get rid of Thanksgiving leftovers? In the spirit of Giving Tuesday, The Atlanta Community Food Bank is hosting a virtual event to share ideas on how to use your leftover dressing, stuffing and cranberry sauce.

Tyler Perry shares thoughts on land expansion

The Community Engagement Subcommittee of the Fort McPherson LRA Board held a meeting on Monday to discuss future developments of Fort McPherson. Multi-hyphenate Tyler Perry shared his thoughts and vision for the additional 37 acres of land. Fort McPherson requires developers to present any proposal for redevelopment to the community before consideration for approval by the board.

Cobb County precinct opening rescheduled

A new police precinct in Cobb County has rescheduled its groundbreaking. The precinct will be located in Marietta's District 3 area and is part of the 2016 SPLOST project.

New app for emergency alerts in Cobb County

Cobb County's new emergency alert system will send out weather alerts in real-time. The county has implemented Swift911™ from SwiftReach Networks, Inc. as its Emergency Notification service. The platform will issue phone calls to specific people or areas in the event of an emergency or for sharing important information.

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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