Jackson Laird, 13, finished first in the grades K-8 category of the National Association for Music Education 2021 electronic music composition competition, which he entered in March as an eighth grader.
The Chardos family has been under strict quarantine since March 2020 to protect Ellie, who has Down syndrome and is immunocompromised, from the coronavirus.
Longtime Braves fans know Bobby Cox as one of the winningest managers in baseball history. But they may not know what happened in the decade since he retired that's kept Cox mostly away from games at Truist Park. In 2019 Bobby Cox had a stroke. But the legendary baseball figure remains influential with the team and close to Brian Snitker, the Braves’ current manager. In this week's Georgia Today, we explore how the Braves’ miracle season is in no small part due to their special bond.
in communities all over Georgia, storytellers and historians whisper dark tales of the past that are more hair-raising than any inflatable lawn ghoul, and some say remnants of that past linger today in old or forgotten places.
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.
The first child tax credit payments were sent to households in July, and Georgia households received roughly $520.3 million. The average monthly payment was $418, according to data from the U.S. Treasury Department.
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.
To say Georgia has changed over the last decade is an understatement, as a surge of new non-white residents flocking to urban and suburban cores has altered the balance of political power in a once-reliably white, Republican and rural-centric state.
Macon hospital leaders want the vaccine hesitant to see their sitting on the fence could cost lives. — from more than just COVID-19.
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.