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UPDATE (Sunday, August 2 at 3 p.m.): Georgia COVID-19 tracker

Here are Georgia’s latest confirmed numbers from the Department of Public Health.

Gov. Kemp extends Public Health State of Emergency, COVID-19 safety measures

Governor Brian Kemp Friday signed two executive orders extending the state's Public Health State of Emergency and existing COVID-19 safety measures.

Houston County officials urge residents to complete 2020 Census

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Houston County officials are urging residents to complete their 2020 Census. August 1, census takers will visit the homes of...

Middle Georgia students to start school next week

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Some Middle Georgia students will be back to school Monday while others will return later in the week.  Hancock County...
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Navicent Health joins others with food giveaway in Middle Georgia

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — As many organizations have stepped up to help meet the needs of food during the COVID-19 pandemic, Navicent Health has...

Griffith Family Foundation kicks off Black Philanthropy Month

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Griffith Family Foundation announced plans for Black Philanthropy Month during a news conference Friday. During the news conference, the Central...

Warner Robins City Hall closing until Monday, August 10

Warner Robins City Hall is closed, effective immediately, due to COVID-19 exposure.

Macon man faces murder charge after Little Caesars shooting

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Bibb County Sheriff’s investigators obtained an arrest warrant for a man in connection with the murder of Kenneth Bernard Campbell.  Authorities...

Angie’s List Report: The Importance of Pool Care

To keep the dream of owning a pool from becoming a nightmare, proper maintenance and cleaning are essential. A clean pool depends on having the...

Body found in river at Amerson River Park

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — A dive team recovered a body from the Ocmulgee River at Amerson River Park Friday. According to Lt. Sean Defoe with...

Fauci optimistic COVID-19 vaccine will be widely available

Dr. Anthony Fauci has told lawmakers that once a coronavirus vaccine is approved as safe and effective, Americans should have widespread access within a reasonable time.

Virus patients to be sent to giant Georgia convention center

Georgia governor Brian Kemp says one of the nation’s largest convention centers will reopen on Monday with “surge beds” to treat COVID-19 patients.

MTA Token Transit app increases safety, efficiency

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The Macon Transit Authority wants everyone to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. One way to keep everyone safe is by...

Isaias explodes into hurricane overnight, to make run along southeastern US coast

Isaias is forecast to be a 1 for the Bahamas on the AccuWeather RealImpact™ Scale for Hurricanes, a more nuanced method the company introduced in 2019 to assess the potential damage a tropical system could cause, across the northern Caribbean into Friday and the southeastern U.S. this weekend.

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