Closer Look: The Story of Falicia Blakely; Atlanta's Population Growth; And More | WABE 90.1 FM

Closer Look: The Story of Falicia Blakely; Atlanta's Population Growth; And More

Aug 30, 2017

Wednesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on fatalities due to Harvey, the hurricane turned tropical storm.  Also, an update on local and national relief efforts.
  • 2:23: A look at eating disorders, warning signs, symptoms and treatment. A conversation with Karen Adkins from Renfrew Center, a treatment facility for eating disorders, and Renfrew alumna Megan H. joins the conversation to share her personal story.
  • 21:51: Earlier this month, "Closer Look" featured the story of Falicia Blakely. Blakely was convincted in 2003 when she was 19 years old, for killing three men within a two-day period. Her story is being re-told in the TV One movie, “When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story." Blakely’s attorney, Ken Driggs, talks about the case.
  • 40:56: A new report by the Atlanta Regional Commission found that metro Atlanta is now home to nearly 4.5 million people. Mike Carnathan, research and analytics manager at ARC, explains where the Atlanta region is growing the fastest.

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