Apr 19, 2024 - News

Five-ish Points: 😢 RIP Dickey Betts

Dickey Betts

Guitarist Dickey Betts of the Allman Brothers Band performs on May 24, 1979. Photo: Paul Natkin/Getty Images

🤝 Fulton County leaders approved a new $2 million contract for ankle-monitoring services for pretrial detainees at the jail. (AJC)

ğŸŽ¸ Dickey Betts, guitarist for the Allman Brothers Band, has died at the age of 80. (NBC News)

Atlanta-based movie executive Ryan Millsap, who built relationships with Black and Jewish community members, allegedly shared racist and antisemitic views in text messages. (ProPublica)

🏥 Grady Health System plans to open a new emergency department in south Fulton County. (WSB)

🚨 Rapper GloRilla was arrested on a DUI charge in Gwinnett County. (Fox 5 Atlanta)

🏠 CeeLo Green and his sister purchased the former house of late Atlanta music pioneer Rico Wade. They're planning to turn it into a museum. Green and Wade were members of Atlanta's Dungeon Family music group. (AJC)

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