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President Donald Trump tried to assert executive power by signing four actions on coronavirus relief Saturday, one of which will provide as much as $400 in enhanced unemployment benefits after Democrats and the White House were unable to reach an agreement on a stimulus bill this week.
ATLANTA — Students at more than half of the University System of Georgia’s 26 colleges and universities will return to classes this week with one eye on their studies and another on a widening global pandemic.
Growing up in the South, you have seen the large mop head flowers of the blue, purple and pink hydrangeas. These quintessential Southern plants bring color and joy to all gardens and landscapes. These plants are easy to use for fresh flowers on a kitchen table or to propagate from cuttings. That is why they are a favorite flower to have in just about any homeowner's yard.
Joe Arpaio, the former Arizona sheriff known for his controversial hardline tactics against undocumented immigrants, lost his bid to win back his former position in Maricopa County.
SOCIAL CIRCLE – Squirrel hunting season provides the first opportunity of the year to get back into the woods in search of game, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden appears to have painted himself into a corner with his promise to select a woman -- and apparently from the candidates on his short list, an African-American woman -- to be his running mate.
ATLANTA - A Stockbridge man has been arraigned on federal charges of hoarding and price gouging face masks in violation of the Defense Production Act of 1950. Milton Ayimadu, also known as Don Milton, 22, was arraigned on Aug. 6 before U.S. Magistrate Judge Russell G. Vineyard.
MCDONOUGH — LifeSouth, a non-profit community blood bank, is asking for plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients.
Brent Scowcroft, a former national security adviser and longtime confidant of former President George H.W. Bush, has died, a spokesman for the 41st president's foundation said Friday. He was 95.
The mother of a student who was suspended after posting a photo on Twitter that showed her high school's crowded hallways this week tells CNN that her daughter's suspension has been reversed.
The commission tasked with planning the general election presidential debates pushed back against the Trump campaign's request for a fourth debate earlier in the cycle on Thursday, noting that they will only back an additional meeting if both the candidates agree to the contest.
A former top Saudi intelligence official who fell out with the Saudi Crown Prince is alleging that an assassination squad traveled from Saudi Arabia to Canada to try to kill him just days after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by members of the same group, according to a new legal com…
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday directing some federal agencies to prioritize purchasing certain drugs and medical materials when made in the United States.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced on Thursday afternoon that he had tested positive for coronavirus, but said that he had tested negative for Covid-19 later on in the evening.
A three-hour meeting Thursday evening between senior administration officials and Democratic leaders yielded little progress as both sides seemed resigned to the likelihood that Congress won't reach a major stimulus deal amid an economic crisis.
Nearly 200 dogs, the majority of them Chihuahuas, were rescued from a Butts County home on Friday, July 31. More than 150 of the dogs were taken in by Noah's Ark Animal Sanctuary in Henry County.
The stories are iconic and now so is the FBI man who was there doing his duty and witnessing what would become so much of America's history. As the oldest investigator in the nation, Jack Simpson of Rockdale County passed away this week at the age of 96, still working after more than half a century in law enforcement.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced she will attempt to dissolve the National Rifle Association, accusing its senior leadership of violating laws governing non-profit groups and using millions from the organization's reserves for personal use and tax fraud.
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will be "extremely active," the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday in its revised forecast.
McDONOUGH – The Henry County Board of Commissioners has approved the creation a Transportation Advisory Group to assist the board and staff in defining transportation challenges and potential solutions. The group is charged with ensuring the county and the cities remain focused on long-range…
Manufacturers that use the cancer-causing chemical ethylene oxide face new restrictions in Georgia under legislation Gov. Brian Kemp has signed into law.
Researchers behind an influential model are projecting that the US death toll from coronavirus could reach nearly 300,000 by December 1 -- but that can be changed if Americans consistently wear masks.
New York prosecutors subpoenaed President Donald Trump's primary lender as part of the Manhattan district attorney's criminal investigation into the President's business practices, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
Congratulations Tennessee, you’re getting national attention. Out of all the states holding elections this year, you are holding “The Nastiest Primary in the Country,” according to Politico.
ATLANTA— Gov. Brian Kemp Wednesday vetoed four bills the General Assembly passed during the 2020 session, signed a fifth bill reluctantly and hinted he will call a special session of the legislature later this year.
Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation Wednesday aimed at protecting police and other first responders from bias-motivated crimes in Georgia, capping a series of controversial moves by state Republican leaders that nearly derailed passage of a separate bill outlawing hate crimes.
A divided Supreme Court on Wednesday lifted a lower court order that required increased Covid-related safety measures in an Orange County, California, jail while the appeals process plays out.
In Matthew 13:44 (KJV) Jesus illustrated the excitement of discovery of God’s love and grace. He said, “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.” (KJV)
ATLANTA — Businesswoman Kelly Loeffler, who is involved in a heated campaign to retain the U.S. Senate seat she was appointed to by Gov. Brian Kemp in December, issued the following statement in response to WNBA players wearing “VOTE WARNOCK” T-shirts, endorsing Loeffler’s Democratic opponen…
Joe Biden will no longer accept the Democratic presidential nomination in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, officials said Wednesday, in the latest and strongest sign that the Democratic National Convention will be almost entirely virtual due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. David Perdue has answered a TV ad aired by Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff accusing President Donald Trump and – by association – Perdue of failing to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is considering delivering his Republican National Convention speech from the White House after scrapping his plans to deliver the speech in Charlotte, North Carolina.
ATHENS — When a couple from Marietta noticed their dog behaving strangely after swimming in Lake Allatoona in Bartow County last year, they immediately rushed her to an ER. But even 30 minutes after such a great day of playing, it was too late. The dog died from exposure to toxic algae.
The Trump campaign filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the state of Nevada over its plan to send absentee ballots to all active voters this November in a major expansion of mail-in voting in the battleground state.
Joe Biden's campaign says it has reserved $280 million in television and digital advertising that it plans to use largely to hammer President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Isaias, now a post-tropical cyclone, has moved into southeastern Canada, bringing heavy rain and powerful winds over the province of Quebec.
While President Donald Trump's plummeting approval rating during the coronavirus pandemic continue to imperil Republican campaigns for Congress, the GOP establishment had a few reasons to cheer on Tuesday.
Players on the WNBA team co-owned by Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler and other WNBA teams were seen wearing "Vote Warnock" shirts in support of her Senate challenger before their games on Tuesday.
With presumed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden preparing to announce his choice for a running mate, it's time to see who readers would like to see on the Democratic ticket.
LOCUST GROVE — Atlanta-based The Home Depot Inc. is launching a major warehousing expansion in the metro region, including one in Locust Grove.
FLAGLER COUNTY, FL (WESH) -- A man is facing assault and child abuse charges after a video shows him attacking a Lyft driver because of a plastic partition in the car while a 7-year-old was in the vehicle.
A massive explosion ripped through central Beirut on Tuesday, injuring hundreds of people and blowing out windows in buildings across the city.