Jennifer Brett

Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She is a North Carolina native and graduate of the University of North Carolina. She and her husband live in Cobb County.

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Mystery of glamorous Goodwill slides solved, family located in Midwest
 Their story has captivated the world. A metro Atlanta mom shopping at a local Goodwill happened upon their trove of memories. Eager to reunite the treasures with their owners, she sent a modern-day message in a bottle - a Facebook post - onto the roaring seas of social media.  >> Read more trending news   A story...

Posted: 13 hours ago

Their story has captivated the world. A metro Atlanta mom shopping at a local Goodwill happened upon their trove of memories. Eager to reunite the treasures with their owners, she sent a modern-day message in a bottle - a Facebook post - onto the roaring seas of social media.  >> Read more trending news   A story...
The mystery of the glamorous Goodwill slides has been solved
 Their story captivated the world. A metro Atlanta mom shopping at a local Goodwill happened upon a trove of memories captured on film six decades ago. The accidental find became an international fascination.  There was the lady of the house with the mesmerizing stare. Her handsome husband, their adorable kids. Their global travels, their...

Posted: 14 hours ago

Their story captivated the world. A metro Atlanta mom shopping at a local Goodwill happened upon a trove of memories captured on film six decades ago. The accidental find became an international fascination.  There was the lady of the house with the mesmerizing stare. Her handsome husband, their adorable kids. Their global travels, their...
A glamorous Goodwill mystery: Who are the strangers in these slides?
 The lights dimmed and the mystery unfolded, frame after tantalizing frame. The lady of the house dazzles in a strapless evening gown, pink gloves and glittery choker. There’s a champagne coupe in her right hand — Veuve Cliquot, it appears from the label behind her — and a mink stole drapes over her left arm. Where did she...

Posted: 4 days ago

The lights dimmed and the mystery unfolded, frame after tantalizing frame. The lady of the house dazzles in a strapless evening gown, pink gloves and glittery choker. There’s a champagne coupe in her right hand — Veuve Cliquot, it appears from the label behind her — and a mink stole drapes over her left arm. Where did she...
A glamorous Goodwill mystery: Who are the strangers in these slides?
 The lights dimmed and the mystery unfolded, frame after tantalizing frame. The lady of the house dazzles in a strapless evening gown, pink gloves and glittery choker. There’s a champagne coupe in her right hand — Veuve Cliquot, it appears from the label behind her — and a mink stole drapes over her left arm. Where did she...

Posted: 5 days ago

The lights dimmed and the mystery unfolded, frame after tantalizing frame. The lady of the house dazzles in a strapless evening gown, pink gloves and glittery choker. There’s a champagne coupe in her right hand — Veuve Cliquot, it appears from the label behind her — and a mink stole drapes over her left arm. Where did she...
Georgia’s endangered species list is a mostly slimy but important one
 With Congress taking a look at an overhaul of the Endangered Species Act, we wondered, which animals in Georgia could be impacted? Fluffy squirrels? Hardly. Adorable raccoons? No. Cuddly bunnies? Please. The list, provided by the US Fish and Wildlife Service's Southeast Region, is far more slimy. (Here’s the whole thing). Of the 33...

Posted: 15 days ago

With Congress taking a look at an overhaul of the Endangered Species Act, we wondered, which animals in Georgia could be impacted? Fluffy squirrels? Hardly. Adorable raccoons? No. Cuddly bunnies? Please. The list, provided by the US Fish and Wildlife Service's Southeast Region, is far more slimy. (Here’s the whole thing). Of the 33...
Which fireworks cause the most injuries?
 Independence Day is upon us, and lots of us will celebrate by watching fireworks – or shooting off our own. >> Read more trending news All that firepower results in thousands of injuries and a handful of fatalities each year, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. “On average, 250 people go to the emergency...

Posted: 20 days ago

Independence Day is upon us, and lots of us will celebrate by watching fireworks – or shooting off our own. >> Read more trending news All that firepower results in thousands of injuries and a handful of fatalities each year, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. “On average, 250 people go to the emergency...
Hollywood makes a cameo in Cagle-Kemp battle
 Georgia’s booming film industry may be a plus for the state’s economy, but blasting celebrities for their political stances is proving to be a tempting plotline as Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp prepare for the July 24 runoff. Cagle on Tuesday urged a boycott of Judd Apatow’s work after the filmmaker...

Posted: 21 days ago

Georgia’s booming film industry may be a plus for the state’s economy, but blasting celebrities for their political stances is proving to be a tempting plotline as Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp prepare for the July 24 runoff. Cagle on Tuesday urged a boycott of Judd Apatow’s work after the filmmaker...
Casey Cagle: Boycott Judd Apatow (who produced Atlanta-filmed “Anchorman 2”)
 Georgia’s booming film industry may be a plus for the state’s economy, but blasting celebrities for their political stances is proving to be a tempting plotline as Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp prepare for the July 24 runoff. Cagle on Tuesday urged a boycott of Judd Apatow’s work after the filmmaker...

Posted: 21 days ago

Georgia’s booming film industry may be a plus for the state’s economy, but blasting celebrities for their political stances is proving to be a tempting plotline as Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Secretary of State Brian Kemp prepare for the July 24 runoff. Cagle on Tuesday urged a boycott of Judd Apatow’s work after the filmmaker...
The Pulse nightclub shooting was two years ago today
 Two years ago today, shots rang out at what had been a popular nightclub in Orlando. When it was over, 49 people and the gunman were dead and the Central Florida city beloved by generations as a vacation destination was forever changed. PAST COVERAGE: My shoes melted covering the mass shooting President Trump called “underreported&rdquo...

6:31 PM Tuesday, Jun. 12, 2018

Two years ago today, shots rang out at what had been a popular nightclub in Orlando. When it was over, 49 people and the gunman were dead and the Central Florida city beloved by generations as a vacation destination was forever changed. PAST COVERAGE: My shoes melted covering the mass shooting President Trump called “underreported&rdquo...
A group of Atlanta women became Twitter stars during their beach trip
 Like lots of folks, a group of women from metro Atlanta took a beach trip this summer. Unlike most folks, they became Internet stars while frolicking in the sand. Photos of the friends and a sweet message about the power of their bond sent them soaring to Internet fame on the wings of more than 365,000 likes and retweets. Here’s the...

3:51 PM Tuesday, Jun. 12, 2018

Like lots of folks, a group of women from metro Atlanta took a beach trip this summer. Unlike most folks, they became Internet stars while frolicking in the sand. Photos of the friends and a sweet message about the power of their bond sent them soaring to Internet fame on the wings of more than 365,000 likes and retweets. Here’s the...
Girls’ trip to Florida beach helps women honor friend who died of cancer
 Like a lot of people, a group of women from metro Atlanta took a beach trip this summer. Unlike most people, they became internet stars while frolicking in the sand. >> Read more trending news  Photos of the friends and a sweet message about the power of their bond sent them soaring to internet fame on the wings of more than 365...

3:23 PM Tuesday, Jun. 12, 2018

Like a lot of people, a group of women from metro Atlanta took a beach trip this summer. Unlike most people, they became internet stars while frolicking in the sand. >> Read more trending news  Photos of the friends and a sweet message about the power of their bond sent them soaring to internet fame on the wings of more than 365...