A suburban Atlanta park that's home to a massive carving of Confederate leaders says it will close its gates Saturday in the face of a planned right-wing rally.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 that Thompson was charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. The trooper has been fired and charged with murder a week after he fatally shot a 60-year-old man who attempted to flee a traffic stop.
Georgia’s policies are simply not enough to prevent “widespread and expanding community viral spread,” and more action is needed to limit transmission of the virus, according to a recently leaked White House Coronavirus Task Force report.
Kyra Halbert-Elliot, a third-year Georgia Tech student, was unsure if she had the COVID-19 virus when she started experiencing symptoms. She had trouble breathing, was experiencing pain in her throat and lungs, and felt a shortness of breath with any bit of movement.
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey swore she'd never return to Atlanta after her mother was murdered there. 35 years later, she faces those demons in her searing new memoir, Memorial Drive.
For Augusta resident Dylan Josey, it was another day of the week – until the Secret Service showed up with questions over a Facebook post.
Writs of eviction have been backlogged in Georgia since federal unemployment checks, CARES Act protections and stalled courts kept sheriffs at bay. Now, hundreds of thousands of Georgians are at risk of being removed from their homes. On Second Thought discusses projections, protections, and consequences of a looming eviction crisis on the horizon.
Friday on Political Rewind, a busy week of national and state politics comes to a close.
The Democratic Party holds its national convention next week. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms scored a prime-time spot Thursday night, just hours before Democratic nominee Joe Biden is scheduled to give his acceptance speech.
And the latest report from the White House’s coronavirus task force warns Georgia is failing to mitigate the spread of the virus. Case numbers remain high across the state this week, with two single-day records of virus deaths reached on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Gov. Brian Kemp suggests he will wait out his existing executive order and address Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms' refusal to lift her mask-wearing requirement when he signs a new one on Aug. 15.
2020 Georgia National Fair canceled in Perry, Ga. due coronavirus fears.
With experts concerned about a surge in evictions amid the ongoing pandemic, we explore implications and potential mitigating factors of the coming eviction crisis; former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey on her new memoir, "Memorial Drive"
A condition known as myocarditis, or inflammation of the heart, could threaten athletes during the pandemic because research has shown heart damage is a residual effect of COVID-19, a top Emory sports doctor says.
Two Savannah Police officers were fired following an investigation into excessive force used during an April arrest — what the city's police chief called "totally unacceptable and egregious behavior on their part."
Thursday on Political Rewind, a momentous decision put California Senator Kamala Harris on the Democratic presidential ticket. She will be the first women of color to run on a major party’s bid for the office. How will the decision play out in Georgia? The Peach State is now considered an important battleground in the run up to November’s election.
President Trump is congratulating Marjorie Taylor Greene, calling her a "future Republican Star." Greene has endorsed a theory that satanic pedophiles secretly run the world.