COVID-19 in Georgia

Georgia college students, faculty want more COVID-19 safety on campus

Nearly 1,000 graduate students and supporters from across the state are calling for changes to the University System of Georgia’s reopening plans. With many Georgia...

GOP leaders reluctant to add billions in state, local aid in new relief deal

WASHINGTON – GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy is making a strong push to rescue ailing state and local governments in a fifth coronavirus relief bill...

Storm brushes past Golden Ray wreck after Sen. Perdue chides Coast Guard

Monday Isaias became just the first named storm to come close to St. Simons Sound since the Golden Ray capsized there last summer. And...

Governor signs bill green lighting stores to deliver beer, wine and liquor

Georgians should soon be able to order beer, wine and liquor and have it delivered to their doorstep thanks to a law signed by...

Return to school is fraught choice for families with special needs students

Georgia’s public schools are reopening this month even as COVID-19 continues its spread among people of all ages and some special needs families are...

‘14,000 attempts.’ Balky tech, expiring benefits worry workers, state leaders

Congress is continuing to squabble over whether to extend a federal supplement to unemployment insurance and if they do, by how much. But as they...

Rural Georgia’s back-to-school blues: COVID-19 spreads fast, internet’s slow

For some rural Georgia students, a heightened spread of COVID-19 combined with low internet availability could create disconnects that prevent them from doing online...

State pauses lawsuit over Atlanta’s enhanced COVID restrictions

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Gov. Brian Kemp continue to negotiate to resolve a lawsuit over the city's attempt to impose coronavirus-related business...

COVID-19 vaccine study moves into final phase with 30,000 volunteers

The first vaccine against COVID-19 tested in the United States is moving into its final phase with promising results and 30,000 volunteers who are...

Georgia lawmakers’ businesses received coronavirus relief loans

At least 38 Georgia elected officials and congressional candidates have ties to businesses that received Paycheck Protection Program loans from the federal government to...
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