"It’s as if a mighty oak has fallen, leaving a gaping hole on the horizon where its gallant place once stood," said Dr. Richard W. Wills, Sr., the pastor of Friendship Baptist Church.
The Coastal Health District is moving testing to just two counties to increase vaccination efforts in its other six counties.
Death knocked on his door, but Rick Martin survived. He spent 17 days in the hospital with COVID-19, including five days on a ventilator. “I experienced fear like I never imagined before,” Martin says.
Georgia’s largest electric public utility and its parent company received failing grades in an advocacy group’s new report sizing up the climate plans of the country’s regulated utilities.
On Georgia Today, host Steve Fennessy talks with Grady Memorial Hospital physician Kimberly Manning on the roots of distrust amid the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, and her personal mission to persuade communities of color to take the vaccine.
For decades, Jim Galloway has been on the frontlines of Georgia’s most consequential political stories. He retires on Friday, Jan. 15, after more than 40 years with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. On Georgia Today, Galloway reflects on a career covering Georgia politics, and his worries about the future of the GOP.
In the week since the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the FBI has announced dozens of arrests, with many more to come. Some of the rioters have lost their jobs, with others placed on no-fly lists. Chris Joyner is an investigative reporter with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. On Georgia Today, he discusses his reporting on Georgians swept up in the insurrection.
What a week. Somewhere between the president's call to Brad Raffensperger on Saturday and the seething and lawless mob in our nation's capitol on Wednesday, Georgia hosted a momentous election. On this week's Georgia Today, host Steve Fennessy talks with GPB political reporter Stephen Fowler on coming to terms with a historic week for Georgia, and for America.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution political columnist Jim Galloway has been on the frontlines of Georgia’s most consequential political stories. He retires in January. On Georgia Today, Galloway reflects on 40 years of covering Georgia politics, and his worries about the future of the Republican Party.
Kwanza Hall is Georgia’s newest congressman, even if he is serving for just a month. On Georgia Today, host Steve Fennessy talks with Rep. Hall about his legislative priorities and what it's like following in the footsteps of his predecessor — the late civil rights icon, John Lewis.
He may be a lame duck, but defying President Trump still comes at a price. On Georgia Today, political reporter Greg Bluestein of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution speaks on the acrimony between Trump and the man he assumed would always be in his corner, Gov. Brian Kemp.
Since Joe Biden turned Georgia blue, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has become enemy No. 1 in his own party. As his critics level malicious attacks against him, Raffensperger is adamant: The election was sound, and the results stand.
It’s been over a year since the Golden Ray capsized off the coast of St. Simons Island. Crews recently resumed work to dismantle the giant vessel. On Georgia Today this week, Brunswick News reporter Larry Hobbs discusses how the Golden Ray came to capsize in the first place, the tense hours as rescuers tried to free trapped crew members, and what emerged from hearings into the possible causes of the disaster.
On Georgia Today, an inside look at how the CDC lost public trust amid an international health crisis — and how the repercussions of the organization’s unraveling could have long-lasting effects beyond the course of the pandemic.
More than a week after the presidential election, Georgia is headed for an election audit including a hand recount prompted in part by allegations of election fraud — despite no evidence. How did we get here? On Georgia Today, Clayton Crescent founder Robin Kemp shares what she saw in the days after the election as the votes that put Joe Biden over the top in Georgia were counted.