There’s plenty of data of the scientific nature describing how vaccines for COVID-19 save lives. But for many, science is not the first place they turn to when making decisions about whether or not to be vaccinated. They are looking for the place where God is present in the numbers.
COVID-19 cases keep climbing in Bibb County, including in children of all ages, and the vaccination rate is stuck at only one in three. With a holiday weekend approaching, the school district decided to act.
The Bibb County School District is switching entirely to online, asynchronous instruction from the Tuesday after Labor Day through September 17.
Only a few weeks into the school year, the delta variant of the coronavirus is already upending life for some Georgia students.
The delta variant of the coronavirus is pushing the children's hospital in Macon to its limits of COVID care.
State regulators will consider signing off Tuesday on a plan marking a significant shift in how cost overruns are handled for Georgia Power’s Plant Vogtle expansion, which is already billions of dollars over budget and years behind schedule.
Across Georgia, emergency rooms are slammed and intensive care units are diverting patients, sometimes out of state. The common thread is a spike in severe COVID-19 cases among the unvaccinated middle-aged.
Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division appears poised to approve a storage plan that would allow the toxic material left over from burning coal to generate electricity, so-called coal ash, to remain potentially in the path of an underground aquifer feeding the Coosa River in Northwest Georgia.
Georgia is in the middle of a rise in cases of the highly transmissible delta variant of the coronavirus. But absent any guidance or mandates from the state, districts and charter schools are left to figure out how they are going to cope. The solutions vary wildly from district to district.
New numbers from Georgia’s Department of Public Health show nearly all new COVID-19 cases and deaths in the state in the past seven months were among unvaccinated people.
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.