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Coronavirus deaths surge in Georgia

Georgia's battle with coronavirus took a deadly turn Saturday as the Georgia Department of Health reported 10 deaths since noon, bringing the...

Dunwoody residents ordered to shelter in place

DUNWOODY -- The city of Dunwoody joins the growing number of Georgia cities ordering residents to shelter in place. The order begins...

Georgia reports four more coronavirus deaths since Friday night

As of Saturday afternoon, Georgia's cases of coronavirus have risen to 2,366 total confirmed cases. There have been four more deaths reported...

First confirmed coronavirus deaths hit Cherokee and Pickens Counties

A resident of Cherokee and a resident of Pickens County have died from the coronavirus, marking each county's first death from the...

Emory begins testing coronavirus vaccine

Clinical trials to study a potential new vaccine for coronavirus began Friday morning at Emory University in Atlanta, the school announced.

Gwinnett County is under a stay at home order until April 13

All of Gwinnett County is now under a stay at home order until April 13, including all unincorporated areas, all cities, and...

3 smart ways to use screen time while coronavirus keeps kids at home

Rebecca Dore, Ohio State University As families everywhere adjust to social distancing measures like closed schools and child care...

Looking for something to do with the kids? Try a virtual visit to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta

For parents who have suddenly found themselves thrust into the role of primary educator for their now-homebound children, finding new educational activities...

Ralston: Georgia’s maternal mortality rate is ‘completely unacceptable’

Low-income Georgia mothers would receive expanded Medicaid coverage after the birth of their babies under legislation introduced in the state House of...

Coronavirus has spread to Georgia

Two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Georgia. Gov. Brian Kemp said the two confirmed cases of coronavirus...

The creator of VeggieTales is releasing a new Bible for toddlers and preschoolers this Easter

The creator of the popular children's institution, VeggieTales, is releasing a new Bible aimed at kids just in time for Easter.

Meet Georgia’s coronavirus task force

Gov. Brian Kemp named an 18-member task force Friday to handle Georgia’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. The governor...

17-year-old arrested and charged with murder and armed robbery

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit, working with the U.S. Marshals, today arrested 17 year-old Atlanta resident Staci Adams.

Suspects sought in six-county food poisoning insurance fraud scheme

An elaborate food poisoning insurance fraud ring that spanned six Georgia counties was busted by state investigators this month.

Atlanta man wanted for shooting ex-girlfriend in front of one-year-old child

Gwinnett Count Police are searching for an Atlanta man in on the run after police say he shot his ex-girlfriend while dropping...

Gwinnett police nab man wanted for murder in Florida

The Gwinnett County Police Department located a man wanted for murder in Florida after officers followed up on a vehicle that fled...

Atlanta police officers shoot knife-wielding woman

Atlanta police officers shot a woman they say came towards them with a knife Monday morning. According to the...

Police search for clues in fatal hit-and-run that killed 24-year-old Georgia man

Law enforcement officials in Paulding County are searching for information that could help them find a suspect in the fatal hit-and-run death...

What is Crossover Day in Georgia?

Crossover Day for the state legislature is scheduled Thursday, March 12 this year. It is one of the busiest days for lawmakers...

Will this be the year the shoalie becomes Georgia’s official riverine sport fish?

Supporters of a fish that mostly calls Georgia’s rivers home say they hope this will be the year they finally reel in...

Power Struggle Under The Gold Dome: House votes to give itself more say in budget decisions

The Georgia House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed two bills Tuesday that would give the General Assembly more say over state spending and...

Democrats make push to take over Georgia state house in November

 Georgia Democrats are off to a strong start in their bid to build on the electoral gains they made in congressional and...

Georgia election officials will have a public hearing on Athens-Clarke County’s decision to suspend use of new voting system

If you are an Athens-Clarke County resident who has an opinion on the county board of elections' decision to stop using the...

Do you have to wait more than an hour to vote? Georgia wants to fix that

The Gist: Election Day could be more streamlined in Georgia in the near future if a new bill is passed that would...

Meet Johns Creek’s new police chief

Johns Creek City Manager Ed Densmore has appointed Major Christopher Byers as the city’s new police chief. Byers will take on the...

Parts of Warner Robins are under a boil water advisory

WARNER ROBINS -- Parts of the city of Warner Robins are under a boil water advisory until further notice.

Meet Oglethorpe University’s new president

After an extensive nationwide search, the Oglethorpe University Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Nicholas Ladany, PhD, as the next President of...

Georgia-based podcast ranked #1 Gospel Music Podcast

MARIETTA -- Southern Gospel News Podcast, the audible voice of gospel music, has been named as the "#1 Gospel Music Podcast you Must Follow...

Andretti Indoor Karting closes Roswell location

ROSWELL -- Andretti Indoor Karting and Games, a popular destination for kids and parents, abruptly closed its location in Roswell Jan. 1...

Georgia’s favorite Christmas song is about snow

Georgia's favorite Christmas song comes with a touch of wistfulness and irony. VerizonSpecials.com recently released its list of the most popular Christmas...

Long-time Griffin Fire Chief to hang up his boots

GRIFFIN -- City of Griffin Fire Chief Tommy Jones will retire after over 32 years of service to the community.

Meet Georgia’s new acting public safety commissioner

Former Tift County Sheriff Gary Vowell has been tapped to fill Georgia's public safety chief post after former public safety commissioner Col....

Meet the new dean of UGA’s Tifton Campus

Michael Toews has been named assistant dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to oversee the Tifton...

VIDEO: Here are the 5 most expensive homes on the market in Atlanta

From a 1930s estate that could easily host one of The Great Gatsby's famous parties to a more modern mansion that Count...

Lazy Llama is replacing HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern in Midtown Atlanta

ATLANTA -- The owner's aren't changing, but the restaurant is. Midtown's decade-old HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern is being replaced by Lazy Llama Cantina...

Gerald’s Pig & Shrimp to host Valentine’s Day benefit dinner

The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire has partnered with Gerald’s Pig & Shrimp on Tybee Island for a Valentine’s Day benefit...

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