Closer Look with Rose Scott

ATLDOT Braces For Winter Weather; COVID Cases Rise In Children; First Week Of The Legislative Session Concludes

Josh Rowan, the commissioner for the Atlanta Department of Transportation, discusses how ATLDOT is preparing for a possible winter storm.

Pediatric infectious diseases expert Dr. Andi Shane then discusses the recent rise in COVID-19 Omicron variant cases in children.

Plus, WABE politics reporters Rahul Bali and Sam Gringlas discuss several legislative topics as the first week of Georgia General Assembly’s 2022 legislative comes to an end.

Lastly, “Closer Look” turned 7 this week. Rose and senior producer Sam Whitehead reflect on how the program has continued to evolve while bringing the most important news stories to metro Atlanta listeners. 

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