Closer Look: Fort Mac Board Votes To Seek New Developer; Fulton Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant for ‘Smart Re-Entry’ Program; Atlanta Disabled American Veterans Chapter On Connecting Veterans With Jobs

The Fort McPherson Redevelopment Authority voted to bring an ongoing deal with developer Stephen Macauley to a close last night. Cassius F. Butts, chairman of the Fort Mac Local Redevelopment Authority, joins “Closer Look” by phone to discuss the decision.
The Fort McPherson Redevelopment Authority voted to bring an ongoing deal with developer Stephen Macauley to a close last night. Cassius F. Butts, chairman of the Fort Mac Local Redevelopment Authority, joins “Closer Look” by phone to discuss the decision.
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Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 00:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief with the latest update regarding the development of Fort McPherson. The Fort McPherson Redevelopment Authority voted to bring an ongoing deal with developer Stephen Macauley to a close last night.
  • 07:42: The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office was recently awarded more than $1 million for its Smart Reentry Program. Fulton County Sheriff Ted Jackson joins “Closer Look” to discuss the program, which aims to provide more support to those who have been incarcerated.
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office was recently awarded more than $1 million for its Smart Reentry Program. Fulton County Sheriff Ted Jackson joins “Closer Look” to discuss the program, which aims to provide more support to those who have been incarcerated. (Photo credit: Grace Walker)
  • 24:54: Cassius F. Butts, chairman of the Fort Mac Local Redevelopment Authority, joins “Closer Look” to discuss the decision regarding the development of Fort McPherson.
  • 41:28: The organization Disabled American Veterans has produced its first-ever guide to hiring and retaining disabled vets. Commander Leon Booker of the Disabled American Vets Atlanta Chapter joins “Closer Look” in-studio to explain why the guide was created and how he hopes it will be used.
The organization Disabled American Veterans has produced its first-ever guide to hiring and retaining disabled vets. Commander Leon Booker of the Disabled American Vets Atlanta Chapter joins “Closer Look” in-studio to explain why the guide was created and how he hopes it will be used. (Photo credit: Grace Walker)

Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.