Closer Look: Brookhaven; Anthony Hill; Tobacco; And More

The newly-elected mayor of Brookhaven John Ernst discusses his plans for the city on today's ''Closer Look.''
The newly-elected mayor of Brookhaven John Ernst discusses his plans for the city on today's ''Closer Look.''
Credit Ann Marie Quill / The City of Brookhaven

Thursday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Lisa Hagen reports from the DeKalb County Courthouse, where a DeKalb County criminal grand jury is hearing the case of Officer Robert Olsen, who shot and killed resident Anthony Hill;
  • 3:59: Dr. Carla Berg, associate professor at Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health, talks about the schools studies delving into the connection between tobacco-related policy and how lawmakers view tobacco;
  • 17:33: Newly-elected mayor of Brookhaven John Ernst discusses his campaign and his plans for the city;
  • 35:50: Candace Wheeler talks about the case involving the death of Anthony Hill, hoverboard refunds, “Making A Murderer” and a petition against Kanye West in today’s “Trending” segment;
  • 40:00: Jennifer Bonnett, acting director of Georgia Tech’s Advanced Technology Development Center, discusses the recent boom in tech startups in Georgia;
  • 54:42: Ken Hevert, senior vice president of Fidelity, talks about financial New Year’s resolutions;
  • 56:47: Molly Samuel reports on the possibility of oil drilling and gas development off the Georgia coast.
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