Allexa Ceballos (she/her) is a Digital Content Producer and writer/reporter for GPB. Prior to joining GPB News she was a reporter at Fresh Take Georgia covering local and state politics as a reporting fellow for the Center for Sustainable Journalism. She is a graduate of Kennesaw State University.
The Coastal Ecology Lab and its project partners, Okefenokee Swamp Park, welcomed new life on Monday in the form of 25 alligator babies.
A pushback on social and emotional learning in the schools is starting to surface as some parents believe this concept relates to tenets of the highly politicized critical race theory.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines on July 27 stating that everyone in K-12 schools should wear masks indoors, even if vaccinated. Gov. Brian Kemp said he will not impose any statewide mask mandate, even as some school districts, including Atlanta, have mandated them for children and staff.
Georgia State Rep. Sharon Cooper lost her husband eight years ago and still feels the sting of outrage over the lack of communication from his health care providers. Now, she is sponsoring legislation intended to encourage providers to discuss candidly with patients any mistakes made in their care.
Six winning companies out of 69 applicants were announced Saturday at a meeting in Rock Spring, more than a hundred miles north of Atlanta. A crowd of nearly 200 people attended the commission meeting, including patients and caregivers who have been waiting years to be able to purchase the oil legally.