A teen who shared a photo of a crowded hallway at her Georgia high school last week says she has been receiving threats after the image went viral.
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ATHENS — A literature review by University of Georgia researchers has helped identify the most effective antimicrobial agents for preventing the spread of COVID-19 within the food supply chain.
A Georgia high school that came under scrutiny last week when a student shared a photo of a crowded hallway will temporarily move to virtual learning after it reported nine cases of Covid-19, according to a letter the school district sent to parents Sunday.
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.
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.
A 7-year-old African American boy has died of Covid-19 in Georgia, the youngest victim of the virus in the state, according to data compiled by the state health department.
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.
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…
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.
ATLANTA - Georgians reluctant to patronize bars during the coronavirus pandemic will be able to have adult beverages delivered to their homes under legislation Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law Monday.
ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s campaign has brought on a former field director for Gov. Brian Kemp to run her on-the-ground voter outreach operations ahead of the Nov. 3 special election.
ATLANTA — Battle lines are being drawn in the race to fill the remaining two years of retired U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson’s Senate term with less than 100 days left until Election Day in November.
ATLANTA — At 33, U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff is young enough to wear the “maverick” brand that’s often placed on brash young politicians.
ATLANTA — A new wave of coronavirus patients that began showing up at Georgia hospitals early last month has prompted shortages of staffing and bed space and strained supplies of sanitation items like disinfectant wipes.
A south Georgia prison was put on lockdown early Sunday morning after two staff members and three inmates were injured in a "disturbance caused by inmates," according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.
ATLANTA - Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff has cut a new TV ad that – without naming names – slams President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA - The Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta will reopen to receive coronavirus patients on Monday, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins touted support Thursday from 41 Georgia sheriffs in his campaign to unseat U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler as the two Republicans seek to stake a claim as the staunchest supporter of law enforcement.
ATLANTA - Initial unemployment claims filed in Georgia declined last week to 84,984, down 37,329 from the previous week, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
ATLANTA — Henry County’s unemployment rate dropped to 9% in June. The numbers are down over the all-time high of 12.8% in April, but remain far above the 3.6% from June 2019.
State officials are sending $6 million in federal funds to help Georgia schools boost internet connectivity in areas where access to the web is poor.
Former President Barack Obama will give the eulogy at US Rep. John Lewis' funeral on Thursday and former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush will attend the service, according to sources familiar with the former presidents' plans.
ATLANTA - President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are locked in a tight race for Georgia’s 16 electoral votes, according to a poll released by Monmouth University Wednesday.
The Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office is "deeply appreciative" of three Gwinnett County inmates who are credited with rescuing a deputy after he experienced a medical emergency.
Former presidential candidate Herman Cain is receiving oxygen and improving as he remains hospitalized for Covid-19, according to his Twitter account.
ATLANTA - Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff has tested negative for coronavirus, Ossoff announced on Twitter late Monday.
Jon Ossoff, the Democratic candidate for US Senate in Georgia, announced Saturday that he is awaiting the results of a coronavirus test after experiencing symptoms and his wife having tested positive for Covid-19.
A request to scrap end-of-year tests for Georgia public schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic drew overwhelming support from students, teachers, parents and others during a two-week comment period, state school officials said Thursday.
ATLANTA — Initial unemployment claims in Georgia fell slightly last week, but the state paid out more in jobless benefits than during the last three years combined.
ATLANTA — Any proposals to do away with Georgia’s citizen’s arrest law should distinguish between an arrest made by a civilian and a citizen’s right to detain a criminal suspect, the head of the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association said Thursday.
With the number of US Covid-19 infections closing in on 4 million this week, the country's response to the pandemic is at a critical point now more than ever before. We are seeing a rapid rise in new infections across America at the same time that we continue to learn more about this complex…
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is requesting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention use its existing powers to implement and expand mask requirements, and asked whether the agency could intervene in situations like Georgia's ban on local mask laws.
A traffic stop that could have ended with a warning about a cracked windshield instead ended with the arrest of two people after free air sniff around the vehicle by a Butts County Sheriff’s K9 led to the discovery of illegal drugs.
State Sen. Nikema Williams has been chosen to replace the late Rep. John Lewis on the ballot in November, paving the way for the first black woman elected to lead the Georgia Democratic Party to serve the Atlanta-area district in Congress next year.
ATLANTA - Georgia’s public college and university presidents are fully onboard with plans to open campuses to in-person instruction during the upcoming fall semester.
ATLANTA - While some school districts across Georgia have announced plans to start school next month with online instruction only, U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., is introducing legislation aimed at helping schools reopen safely
ATLANTA — A diverse quartet of leaders representing cities and counties, schools, health care workers and businesses across Georgia are calling on Congress to include local governments in a new economic stimulus package.
As the remembrances poured in Saturday for John Lewis, the 5th Congressional District in Georgia he served for decades is left without a representative in Congress.
Former President Barack Obama on Saturday paid tribute to Rep. John Lewis and his "enormous impact" on America's history, saying that his election as the first Black president was possible because of the sacrifices Lewis made.
As news of Rep. John Lewis' death rocked the nation, tributes to the civil rights leader and longtime Georgia politician poured in from activists and politicians alike.
John Robert Lewis, the son of sharecroppers who survived a brutal beating by police during a landmark 1965 march in Selma, Alabama, to become a towering figure of the civil rights movement and a longtime US congressman, has died after a six-month battle with cancer. He was 80.
Gov. Brian Kemp said Friday he favors resuming in-person classes for Georgia students instead of remote learning methods ahead of the upcoming school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
An unpublished document prepared for the White House coronavirus task force and obtained by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom, recommends that 18 states in the coronavirus "red zone" for cases should roll back reopening measures amid surging cases.
Mayors across Georgia stood behind Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Thursday after the state's governor filed a lawsuit against her over the city's mask mandate.
Gov. Brian Kemp is suing Atlanta to block the city’s enforcement of a mask mandate and resumed stay-at-home guidelines amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to court documents filed Thursday.