Historically, the LGBTQ community has faced higher-than-average unemployment rates and workplace cultures that are often difficult to navigate. COVID-19 has only deepened those difficulties for those seeking work. So the city of Atlanta and Goodwill of North Georgia are now taking a step to connect LGBTQ Atlantans with more job opportunities by partnering up for the city's second annual virtual LGBTQ Opportunity Fair.
Workers at the Clarkston Community Health Center are in a fight against vaccine hesitancy. Immigrants, many refugees, make up more than half of the residents in this city of about 13,000 people. The population is at high risk of contracting the virus and, community leaders say, among the hardest to convince to be vaccinated.
A Southwest High School football player died Monday night after collapsing at the team’s practice earlier in the day. 15-year-old Joshua Ivory Jr. died following a medical emergency at practice, according to the Bibb County School District.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Congressional hearings in Washington, D.C., continue as a U.S. House panel investigates the Jan. 6 insurrection. Meanwhile, data show that the Center for Disease Control’s new guidance on wearing masks to fight the spread of the highly contagious delta coronavirus variant should apply to people in all but a small handful of counties in Georgia.
After three years educating visitors to the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, Admiral the loggerhead will be released into the wild.
World Hepatitis Day is commemorated each year on July 28 to enhance awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes a range of health problems, including liver cancer.
Democrats are calling on the Governor Kemp to address Medicaid expansion.
As Congressman Jody Hice makes a run for Georgia's Secretary of State, a long list of candidates are looking to fill his District 10 Seat.
Seven counties in Georgia are among the hardest hit in the nation by new cases of COVID-19.
The Georgia man accused of killing eight people at three Atlanta-area massage businesses pleaded guilty in a Cherokee Court room on Tuesday. Robert Aaron Long signed a plea deal hoping for life without parole in the first four shooting deaths.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Voting rights advocates remain concerned Republican legislators are angling to use Georgia’s new voting law to take over operation of Fulton County elections. However, critics of past chaos in the county’s elections say change is needed. Meanwhile, as cases of COVID-19 propelled by the dangerous delta variant spread in the state, Savannah Mayor Van Johnson has once again issued a mask mandate for the city.
The port handled 5.3 million TEUs during fiscal 2021, which ended June 30, a 20% increase over the previous year, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reported Monday.
The state Board of Education has approved State School Superintendent Richard Woods’ recommendation to launch a career pathway in cloud computing. The pathway will include three courses: Introduction to Software Technology, Computer Science Principles and Cloud Computing.
As school systems across the state prepare to return to the classroom, a number of Georgia counties are seeing an increase in COVID infections among school-aged children.
Prosecutors in Cherokee County have reportedly worked out a plea deal with Robert Long -- the man accused of a deadly shooting spree this past March.
Savannah is reinstating its mask mandate as COVID-19 transmission rates rise, but Gov. Brian Kemp say he will not implement a statewide mask mandate.
A Georgia city known for its tourism is reinstating its mask mandate, as COVID-19 transmission rates rise.
And Atlanta officials abruptly closed outdoor public swimming pools for reasons that have not been explained.