The danger of airborne transmission is significantly reduced if the kids and the bus driver are all wearing masks, Risks may climb within school districts that lack mask mandates
While much of the political world is focused on 2022 contests, Macon-Bibb County is less than two months from the first test of the state’s new election law.
Though the apple festival will still offer around 200 booths for attendees to peruse, that’s about 30 fewer than in previous years, and it’s been harder to drum up volunteers to help run the festival, said Jennifer Grimmer, president and CEO of the Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce.
With 44% of its population fully vaccinated, Georgia is running far behind the rest of the nation. For the state's Latino community, a population that has been disproportionately affected by COVID-19, vaccination rates are even lower. The Rev. Irma Guerra, a Mexican immigrant and minister at Christ Church Episcopal in Norcross, has used her platform to be a vaccine evangelizer and to dispel some of the misinformation about the vaccine through social media, her pulpit and going door to door.
The governor and speaker said Georgia’s first responders have weathered tremendous hardships in the last 18 months dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and a loss of respect for law enforcement that accompanied the national “defund the police” movement sparked by some street protesters last summer.
Republicans opposed the measure to suspend the federal borrowing limit, leaving the national government teetering on the brink of a partial shutdown.
The bright phenomenon was videoed above the coast of North Carolina Friday night. Sightings were also reported in South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.
Monday on Political Rewind: Former president Donald Trump’s rally in Perry over the weekend drew big names on the 2022 ballot for Republican. The event also stirred up controversy within the Republican party. Trump continued his attacks on Gov. Brian Kemp, exasperating the schism between loyalists to the former President and the main figures behind the state's Republican party.
The Georgia Association of Voter Registrations and Elections Officials says pushing back qualifying and the spring primary date is necessary to finish complicated redistricting changes required by law.
At the Save America Rally in Perry Saturday, former President Donald Trump touted a slate of GOP primary challengers, attacked incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp and other Republicans deemed not loyal to his cause and continued to make false claims about winning the 2020 election.
The U.S. 11th District Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on Friday in the case of Georgia’s controversial law HB 481, also known as the “heartbeat bill” because it would ban abortions after a doctor can detect a fetus’ heartbeat. But judges were wary to push the case forward as the U.S. Supreme Court is set to take up Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, a case from Mississippi that bans most abortions after 15 weeks.
Apart from Bennett's exit, the announcement from Saturday Night Live also includes the departure of Lauren Holt, two promotions and three new hires at NBC's sketch comedy series.
A jury found the disgraced R&B star guilty of charges that included sexual exploitation of a child, racketeering and sex trafficking. He faces a possible sentence of 10 years to life in prison.
The number of murders in the U.S. rose nearly 30% in 2020 compared with the previous year, according to FBI statistics. It is the largest single-year increase since the record-keeping began.
In its first public safety alert in six years, the Drug Enforcement Administration says many counterfeit prescription drugs sold online contain a potentially lethal dose of the opioid.
The team will become the Cleveland Guardians in 2022 after a long push to abandon a name Indigenous activists fought for years to change.
A Facebook page reportedly called on the international community to "extend a hand of friendship" to the Taliban. But Ashraf Ghani's verified Twitter page said the Facebook account had been hacked.
A jury found John Hinckley Jr. not guilty by reason of insanity in 1982. On Monday, his lawyer said the "momentous event" of Hinckley's full release in June is appropriate and required by the law.