City Funds Won’t Investigate Abortion Care + Buckhead Census Data

Morning, neighbors! I’m back with your new edition of the Buckhead Daily. Here’s all the community news you need to know right now…


First, today’s weather:

A stray afternoon t-storm. High: 90 Low: 71.


Here are the top three stories today in Buckhead:

  1. A resolution approved by the Atlanta City Council on Jun. 21 cites that the council does not want city funds to be used to investigate abortion care and for police to make investigations of abortion care the lowest priority. Councilmember Liliana Bakhtiari sponsored the resolution in the event that the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade before its session ends this month. The resolution is non-binding and was not discussed during the council meeting, but passed as part of the consent agenda. (Reporter Newspapers)
  2. According to 2020 US Census data, Buckhead remains wealthier and is booming bigger than the rest of Atlanta. The median household income is $109,774, far above Atlanta’s $68,806. Buckhead’s unemployment rate is 2.4 percent in comparison to Atlanta’s overall number of 6.5 percent. (buckhead.com)
  3. Peachtree Street has reopened after police shut it down on Wednesday to investigate a shooting. Investigators said they responded to a call of shots fired in the area of ​​Peachtree Road and Peachtree Way. An off-duty officer saw a man get out of a 2018 McLaren and fire gunshots at a white SUV, which sped away. (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)

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Today in Buckhead:

  • Basic TaiChi Introductory Session At Body & Brain Yoga Tai Chi (12:30 PM)
  • Aesthetics Medspa Workshop-Atlanta At Hyatt Place Atlanta/Buckhead (8:00 AM)
  • Comedian Steven Brown, Live At Uptown Comedy Corner (7:30 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Trips to Discover compiled a list of the highest-rated Airbnbs in Atlanta with the best private pools. Other luxury amenities are included. (iHeartRadio)
  • Come meet Sting, Stevie, MaryJ, and many more of the pets waiting to be fostered or adopted at Buckhead area animal shelters. View their pictures, read their write-ups, and learn how you can make a difference in their lives at the link. (Buckhead Patch)
  • Contemporary R&B artist Eric Benét will perform at the City Winery Atlanta on Thursday, Jun. 30 at 7:00 pm The Grammy-nominated singer will also perform on Jul. 1. (City Winery)

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Events:

  • Bytes & Brews (2022 Series) (June 24)
  • Atlanta Canada Fest!!! presented by Hafeez Fazal & Register Financial (June 25)
  • UMFF SpeedCollab: Networking for Content Creators in Film, TV, Streaming (June 26)
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Alrighty, you’re all good for today. I’ll see you back in your inbox tomorrow with your next update!

, Carla Varner

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