Closer Look: Fulton County Chair Talks Transfer Of Arts Centers to South Fulton; Airbnb Shares Strategy For Working With Local Governments; Gwinnett Election Leaders Talk Preparations for 2020

Fulton County Commission Chairman Robb Pitts joins “Closer Look” in studio.
Fulton County Commission Chairman Robb Pitts joins “Closer Look” in studio.
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Friday, January 17, 2020 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on weather conditions this weekend and for the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday.
  • 01:47: Business is booming for short-term rental companies like Airbnb. Tom Martinelli, Southeast regional policy director for Airbnb shares the company’s strategy for working with local governments to address concerns about revenue, safety and affordability in their communities.
  • 16:43: As Georgia prepares for the upcoming elections, what preparations are underway in Gwinnett? We continue our series of segments devoted to the Georgia voter with Gwinnett Elections Supervisor Kristi Royston and Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections Board Chairman John Mangano.
We continue our series of segments devoted to the Georgia voter with Gwinnett Elections Supervisor Kristi Royston and Gwinnett County Board of Registrations and Elections Board Chairman John Mangano. (Photo credit: LaShawn Hudson)
  • 38:19: The City of South Fulton will now own two arts centers — the Southwest Arts Center and the South Fulton Arts Center — that once belonged to Fulton County. What’s next for these cultural institutions? Fulton County Commission Chairman Robb Pitts joins “Closer Look” in studio.

“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.