Sofi Gratas covers rural health and health care for GPB. She joined GPB in June 2022 as a Report for America Corps member. Based in Macon, her coverage area includes Middle and South Georgia. Her focus is on the crisis facing rural communities that consistently rank near the bottom nationwide in health and health care. Sofi is a 2020 graduate of the University of Georgia's Grady School of Journalism. Prior to joining GPB, she worked at the Red and Black and WUGA.
Former first lady Rosalynn Carter was laid to rest on the Carter family property in Plains on Wednesday, capping three days of memorials from the nation — and now, her neighbors.
The official tributes for former first lady Rosalynn Carter started on Monday when the Carter family and others, in a motorcade carrying Mrs. Carter’s casket, made its way from Phoebe Sumter Medical Center and through Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus for a wreath laying ceremony.
Over the weekend, Central Georgia’s largest hospital said goodbye to a flock of shipping containers used to treat overflow patients during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Damage from white-tailed deer can cause millions of dollars worth of damage to the state’s most profitable crops.
After 40 years of sitting unused, "Classics at the Bibb" is bringing people back to Macon's Bibb Theatre, though the future of the building is still unknown.