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UPDATE (Friday, October 23 at 3 p.m.): Georgia COVID-19 tracker

Here's a look at the latest COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) data in Georgia, published today by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

6 linked to Georgia theology school charged with fraud

COLUMBUS, Georgia (AP) -- Six people from three states are charged with defrauding $12 million from federal student aid programs by allegedly enrolling students...

Arenas, stadiums find new life as safer options for voting

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) -- Early voting in much of the country has meant hours-long waits at many polling places, but sports venues are emerging...

Police: Woman, 59, killed in drive-by shooting while asleep

ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say several shots were fired into an Atlanta apartment, killing a 59-year-old woman while she was asleep. Eva M. Jones...

Metro Atlanta school system remains virtual citing virus

ATLANTA (AP) - One of Georgia's largest public school systems says it’s continuing with online classes rather than traditional teaching because coronavirus cases in...

Joe Biden says President Trump is ‘taking his disregard for COVID-19 to Macon’

MACON, Georgia (41NBC?WMGT) - Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden has issued a statement on President Donald Trump's rally in Macon. President...

Gov. Kemp Extends COVID-19 Executive Order

It extends current restrictions with minimal changes to Industry, Commerce, Organizations, & Non-Profits.

Kemp to spend $1.5B in aid to bail out unemployment system

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) -- Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says he will use $1.5 billion in federal relief funds to bail out the state's unemployment...

Judge won’t order immediate switch to hand-marked ballots

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) -- A federal judge on Sunday expressed serious concerns about Georgia’s new election system but declined to order the state to...

Experts say screen time matters when it comes to children

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- With most Georgia students attending school from home, mobile devices have become the forefront of communication. But how much screen time...

Georgia drivers urged to check for recalls on faulty airbags

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/41NBC) - SafeAirbags.com reports there are more than 400,000 recalled faulty Takata airbags on Georgia roads. The warning comes after another death...

Laurens County bridge, three others named in $11M GDOT project

EAST DUBLIN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Laurens County is one of four Georgia counties benefiting from a more than $11 million bridge replacement project. The Georgia...