Friday on Political Rewind: Early voting turnout in the 2022 primary election is setting records across the state. Plus, Sen. Raphael Warnock joins other Democratic incumbents facing tough reelection battles. Could they push forward legislation enshrining abortion access in federal law?
A nonprofit headed by a Muscogee County School Board member will receive just over $10 million in tax dollars to help build an affordable housing community in south Columbus after months of debate.
A proposal to mine for titanium dioxide near the state's Okefenokee Swamp is attracting controversy. Alabama company Twin Pines has applied for a permit to extract minerals near the freshwater wetland and wildlife refuge — the largest blackwater wetland in North America — and residents, politicians and environmental advocates are pushing back to protect the Okefenokee.
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Sen. Raphael Warnock discussed portions of his newly proposed mental health package during a visit to Columbus Tuesday. Warnock said his legislation aims at addressing the mental health crisis facing the state and the nation, and that children should be at the center of the conversation.
Students and faculty members around the state are reacting to news that Republican former governor Sonny Perdue may soon head up Georgia’s public university system. This week, officials on the Board of Regents announced Perdue is the sole finalist for the top job of chancellor. Opponents of the choice say Perdue's appointment would jeopardize academic freedom across the system’s 26 campuses.
Six years after her daughter, mother and brother were murdered in a triple homicide, Shameika Averett has created a nonprofit organization to help Columbus area girls become successful women who are constructive citizens in their community — and don't tolerate violence.
As the worst of the omicron surge fades around the country, health officials worry more Americans may end up with long COVID. The condition affects roughly one-third of COVID-19 survivors. For this episode, we hear from a Georgia mother of two who is living with long COVID.
As Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis continues her investigation into former President Donald Trump’s attempted interference in the 2020 election, she’s been authorized to empanel a special grand jury. The Georgia Today podcast looks at the latest with Willis’ investigation and what to expect over the coming year.
An investigation finds one apartment complex in Clayton County has filed more evictions against tenants than any other landlord across metro Atlanta — including during the federal government's pandemic eviction ban that was designed to keep people in their homes and stem the spread of COVID-19.
A tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. at the Georgia Capitol Friday spotlighted the connections with fellow civil rights trailblazer Mohandas Gandhi.
Columbus lawmaker Calvin Smyre likely will get to finish out one more Georgia General Assembly session before he heads to his post as U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic, if the U.S. Senate confirms his appointment.
Athens, Ga., is preparing for a parade this weekend to honor the University of Georgia Bulldogs. The team’s big win Jan. 10 against Alabama’s Crimson Tide handed the Bulldogs their first national title since 1981. Hear how the Bulldogs made Georgia football history.
Liberty County outside Savannah is one place where the number of people quitting their jobs has been extraordinary, even amid the national so-called Great Resignation that's seen record numbers of people quit. Why Liberty County is so hard hit and how the employee exodus is changing the fabric of the community, is the subject of this week's Georgia Today.
On this special year-end edition of the Georgia Today podcast, we look back at some of our most memorable episodes from 2021.
This past spring, the Turbevilles learned the juvenile court in Floyd County had terminated the parental rights of the biological mother and fathers for the six oldest siblings, allowing them to start the adoption process.