ATL March Promotes Voting In George Floyd’s Memory | Patch PM

Kathleen Sturgeon

There was plenty of news across Georgia on Thursday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of the top stories from the past 24 hours.

Ahmaud Arbery: Accused Killer Used Racial Slur, Truck Hit Victim

The three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery used racial slurs to describe the victim, said authorities, and hit him with a truck.

Black Lives Matter, City Leaders March For Justice, Push Voting

Atlanta leaders urged residents to vote and joined a Black Lives Matter march as George Floyd's memorial service was held June 4 in MN.

Former UGA Quarterback Apologizes For 'Elite White People' Text

Jake Fromm, now a rookie with the Buffalo Bills, suggested in a 2019 text message chat that only elite white people be able to afford guns.

Initiative To Transform Policing Introduced By Georgia Chiefs

In August, seven police agencies across GA participated in a demonstration project to build trust with marginalized community members.

Unemployment Claims Statewide Have Been On Decline In Past Month

The Department of Labor announced that unemployment claims are down by 16,000 over the previous week and have declined in recent weeks.

'Our Hearts Are Breaking For Our Black Team Members': Chick-fil-A

Dan T. Cathy, Chick-fil-A's chairman and CEO, said this is a time to love our neighbors more than we ever have before, with greater empathy.

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