A Georgia man is charged with defrauding his employer by falsely claiming he was infected with Covid-19, federal prosecutors say.
ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers will get their first look next week at how deep state agencies must cut their budgets to comply with spending reductions the legislature’s leading budget writers ordered in the wake of coronavirus.
Besides its deepening medical toll, COVID-19 is taking sizable chunks out of the budgets of hospital systems and government health programs in Georgia.
Gov. Brian Kemp urged Georgians on Thursday to have patience with public health officials amid reports over questionable data-keeping methods for positive cases of coronavirus in the state.
The man whose video recording of the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick has been arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in connection with the case.
ATLANTA -- Six working groups of educators, public health officials and representatives of state agencies and nonprofits will lead the effort to safely re-open Georgia schools closed by the coronavirus pandemic.
HOMERVILLE — An analysis of counties especially vulnerable to a major COVID-19 outbreak points to a south Georgia county as having the highest risk in the nation.
The number of COVID-19 novel coronavirus cases has eclipsed 40,000, according to numbers released today by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
At least four states combined data from two different test results, potentially providing a misleading picture of when and where coronavirus spread as the nation eases restrictions.
Florida and Georgia, two states that were among the first to announce the reopening of businesses and public spaces, have come under scrutiny for the accuracy and transparency of their reporting on Covid-19 cases.
ATLANTA — The presidential race and one of the two U.S. Senate contests in Georgia this year likely will be decided by close margins, according to a poll released Tuesday by left-leaning website DailyKos.
ALBANY – Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, the Albany-based hospital that has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, will start using the antiviral drug remdesivir to help treat patients with severe health issues from the respiratory virus.
CONYERS — Four children were ejected from a vehicle during a rollover accident on Interstate 20 east just past Sigman Road Monday afternoon. A total of one adult and six children were transported to a local hospital for treatment. Their conditions were not immediately available.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday a list and interactive map of Georgia companies that have signed up to help businesses obtain personal protective equipment and health care supplies to fight COVID-19. The Georgia Suppliers Interactive Map and List, compiled by the Georgia Departmen…
The number of COVID-19 novel coronavirus cases has eclipsed 38,000, according to numbers released today by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Supreme Court Monday sided with a group of certified lactation counselors who sued the secretary of state’s office two years ago.
ATLANTA — Former Georgia House Speaker Mark Burkhalter has been nominated by President Trump to serve as U.S. ambassador to Norway.
The US state of Georgia allowed restaurants to reopen on April 27. The three owned by Ryan Pernice are still shuttered.
The number of COVID-19 novel coronavirus cases has eclipsed 37,000, according to numbers released today by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
The Kroger Co. announced Friday that it will provide a special "Thank You Pay" to hourly frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing, pharmacy and call center associates to acknowledge their dedication to maintaining safe, clean and stocked stores.
ATHENS – The University of Georgia welcomed its newest alumni recently as 5,958 undergraduates and 1,366 graduate students — a total of 7,324 — have met requirements to walk in the university’s spring commencement, tentatively scheduled for the fall if federal and state health officials deem…
The number of COVID-19 novel coronavirus-related tests administered has eclipsed 300,000, according to numbers released today by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
The number of COVID-19 novel coronavirus-related cases is nearing the 36,000 mark, according to numbers released today by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
ATLANTA - Nearly 243,000 Georgians filed initial unemployment claims last week, a slight increase over the 228,352 filed the previous week, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
Zoo Atlanta announced it will re-open Saturday with enhanced protocols and procedures in place, such as time ticketing, barring cash transactions, moving to digital-only maps and one-way only walking paths where possible.
Maurice Fayne, who stars in VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta," has been arrested and charged with federal bank fraud after misusing funds from a Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP") loan, federal officials said Wednesday.
Less than two weeks before the February 23 shooting that left Ahmaud Arbery dead, a suspect arrested in the case had a confrontation with an unidentified African American man who had entered a neighboring house under construction, according to an attorney for the house's owner.
Georgia may need to dip deep in its reserve fund to balance the budget during the remaining month and a half in the state’s fiscal year amid huge revenue shortfalls prompted by coronavirus, the state’s chief economist said Wednesday.
The number of COVID-19 novel coronavirus-related deaths in Georgia has now crossed the 1,500 mark, according to numbers released today by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
The thousands of teen drivers in Georgia who were issued driver's licenses during the coronavirus pandemic without a road test will now have to take a test after all, according to an executive order signed by Gov. Brian Kemp.
The owner of a home under construction in the Georgia neighborhood where Ahmaud Arbery was killed says he had reported no crime after surveillance video seemed to show the young man on the property.
ATLANTA — The Georgia House of Representatives will resume a 2020 legislative session interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, June 11, Speaker David Ralston announced Tuesday.
Live music venues, bars and nightclubs in Georgia will have to wait a little longer before they will be allowed to open due to the ongoing COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Tuesday.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to provide an update on the coronavirus outbreak in Georgia.
ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp announced a donation Tuesday from AT&T to the Georgia Department of Education, Foundation for Public Education. The donation will be used to deploy 448 Wi-Fi Rangers to 36 school districts, filling the internet connectivity gap for thousands of students in rural…
Stacey Abrams, who has publicly made the case for why she believes she is well positioned to be Joe Biden's running mate, endorsed the former vice president on Tuesday, calling him the "leader America needs."
Ahmaud Arbery was shot three times, including twice in the chest, according to an autopsy report obtained by CNN on Tuesday.
Cobb County District Attorney Joyette Holmes has been appointed to prosecute charges against Gregory and Travis McMichael, the coastal Georgia father and son accused in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery.
ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., has restructured his retirement savings to eliminate individual stock trades.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Sunday called the shooting death of an unarmed African American jogger a "lynching" and said arrests of two accused men would not have been made if there was not video of the incident.
The shooting of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick has prompted state Rep. Chuck Efstration, R-Dacula, to reiterate calls for the Georgia Senate to pass a hate crimes bill previously passed by the Georgia House of Representatives.