Vice President Kamala Harris was in Atlanta on Friday, June 18, 2021, encouraging people to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Georgia is about to join 25 other mostly Republican-led states in cutting off supplemental federal unemployment benefits before the Biden administration ends the program in September.
Vice President Kamala Harris is visiting Atlanta today to encourage more Georgians to get vaccinated.
Governor Kemp met with Latin American Association members Thursday to address barriers to coronavirus vaccinations.
And the Georgia community once at the heart of the world’s first COVID-19 hotspots is celebrating a milestone.
Imagine receiving anonymous text messages telling you your family will be killed. That’s exactly what happened to Tricia Raffensperger, wife of Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. This and other threatening messages first came to light after new reporting into the harassment many elections officials have lived with since Donald Trump lost Georgia in November. The investigation by news outlet Reuters reveals the scope of Trump supporters’ months of menacing tactics and never-before-seen texts, voicemails and emails directed at elections officials across the state.
Many Americans will acknowledge Juneteenth, the day in 1865 when the last of enslaved African Americans were finally freed in Galveston, Texas, on June 19.
Though this case is not set to have an immediate impact on couples looking to adopt a child in Georgia, it highlights the push and pull between elements of the state government eager to push religious liberty legislation and local governments seeking to enshrine LGBTQ protections in local ordinance.
Gov. Brian Kemp appointed two Black women Thursday to head Georgia’s revenue and technology agencies, the first to hold those posts in the state’s history.
Friday on Political Rewind: Deep political and theological divides among leaders in the Southern Baptist Convention are on vivid display during the SBC’s annual meeting in Nashville this week. Also, for the third time the Supreme Court has turned back an effort to end Obamacare in a lawsuit brought by Georgia’s Chris Carr and other GOP state attorneys general. Is the Affordable Care Act finally finished as a wedge political issue?
In this morning's headlines, flags are at half staff in Holy Springs to honor the life of a police officer killed in the line of duty.
A new report finds that if Georgia Power wants to meet the Biden administration’s clean energy goals, the utility needs to act quickly.
Georgia State University's next president is making history, as the first African American in that role in more than 110 years.
The current farm bill includes $80 million in scholarship money to be shared throughout the country’s historically Black land grant colleges.
Otis Redding, Outkast and Usher are among a long list of musical artists to be the first inductees of a newly approved Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame, set to be installed in front of Mercedes-Benz Stadium this summer.
The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy has mapped out ways for Georgia Power's parent company to switch to renewable energy by 2035.
A pair of reports posted by pro-Trump media outlets falsely claim Fulton County is missing documentation and ballots from November's election, the latest attacks on Georgia's voting process by those who refuse to accept the results.
President Joe Biden signed a bill Thursday afternoon that establishes Juneteenth, the date that marked the end of slavery, as a federal holiday.
Dr. M. Brian Blake will become Georgia State University’s first Black president in the school’s 100-year history. Announced as the sole finalist last week, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia will have a chance to take action on the appointment at their meeting Friday.
Thursday on Political Rewind: The bill to establish Juneteenth as a federal holiday now awaits President Joe Biden’s signature. After Biden's signature, June 19th will officially become a federally recognized holiday commemorating the emancipation of slaves in the United States.