Wednesday on Political Rewind: President Joe Biden marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa massacre in Oklahoma yesterday. What is being done to address those horrendous parts of our history — here in Georgia and across the country?
Georgia energy regulators will decide this fall how much of the costs of building the first of two additional nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle Georgia Power can recover from customers.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms grabbed headlines with her announcement she won’t seek reelection. Her first term has seen a host of crises, including a cyberattack, the coronavirus pandemic, weeks of racial unrest and a sharp rise in crime. Georgia Today host Steve Fennessy and guest Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Bill Torpy explore what led to Bottoms' decision, and how the city has changed on her watch.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms shocked many by announcing last week she will not be running for reelection. She said that this is coming from a place of strength and not weakness. But her critics have said that what she calls a “COVID Crime Wave” and her handling of the firing of Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe, who shot Rayshard Brooks last summer, made her vulnerable if she had chosen to run. This week on Georgia Today, we look at some issues Bottoms faced during her tenure as mayor with CNN national correspondent Ryan Young.
A recent study from Augusta University Medical Center finds the pandemic triggered a more than 40% increase in insomnia disorder among their health care workers.
The Georgia Public Service Commission will soon decide whether to sign off on the $670 million in construction costs over the final six months of 2020, a tab that could eventually get passed onto customer’s electric bills.
Hot functional testing has begun on the first of the new reactors, Unit 3, at the plant south of Augusta. That’s the final series of major tests the reactor must pass prior to initial fuel load.
You may be ready for the coronavirus vaccine. You may know someone who decidedly is not ready. How do you begin a meaningful conversation about that?
The pursuit of a COVID-19 vaccine in Georgia — amid busy phone lines, patchy supplies from county to county and private providers hesitant to schedule crucial second doses — remains a logistical challenge even for the most truly patient.
That might change some with tens of thousands more doses due to circulate in the general population as well as with a coming one-stop website to get connected to vaccinations from public health.
Georgia Power is putting off some of this year’s milestones in the construction schedule for the nuclear expansion at Plant Vogtle, citing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Veteran Georgia Public Service Commissioner Lauren “Bubba” McDonald withstood a challenge from Democrat Daniel Blackman Tuesday, winning reelection to a six-year term.
Add “Tony King Day” to the list of celebrations this holiday season.
That’s the holiday declared around the mail route Tony King works daily in Macon’s Ingleside neighborhood. In observance, it looked like about a dozen neighbors cheering a somewhat surprised mail carrier on his daily rounds.
Augusta University Health System is making plans distribution plans for two COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the FDA’s approval for emergency use authorization. A panel will consider Pfizer's vaccine on Thursday. If approved, distribution will begin next week.
Congress this week is expected to pass a massive defense policy bill that President Donald Trump has threatened to veto because it would remove the names of Confederate generals from military bases across the South, including Fort Benning near Columbus and Fort Gordon near Augusta.
The manual audit of the almost 5 million votes cast in Georgia in the presidential election is almost over, and it looks like not much will change in the vote totals. The audit comes as some Republicans question the integrity of the outcome — without evidence. What was the audit like? GPB’s Grant Blankenship and Stephen Fowler bring us inside the process.