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UPDATE (Wednesday, January 27 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.

Boost in COVID-19 vaccine availability may take months to effect public

ATLANTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Governor Brian Kemp announced Tuesday that Georgia will start receiving 25,000 more doses of the COVID-19 vaccines weekly. However, according to...

Georgia House member removed for refusing COVID-19 testing

ATLANTA (AP) - A member of the Georgia state House was removed from the chamber for not abiding by the legislature’s COVID-19 testing policy. Officials...

Gov. Kemp expands those who can administer COVID-19 vaccine

“My administration is committed to getting the life-saving COVID-19 vaccine into as many arms as possible."

FVSU campus mourning death of freshman athlete

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Fort Valley State University is mourning the death of a student who died Saturday in Dekalb County. According to FVSU,...

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP/NBC News) — The baseball great and one-time home run king Hank Aaron has died. The Atlanta Braves said he died peacefully...

Macon-based 48th Infantry Brigade provides security for Inauguration events

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) Members from the Georgia National Guard are in Washington, DC, helping U.S. Capitol Police for the Presidential Inauguration. This includes members from...

Georgia certifies Democrats Warnock, Ossoff’s Senate wins

ATLANTA, Georgia (AP) — Georgia certified the victories of Democratic US Senate candidates, Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, Tuesday. The certification closes the chapter on...

Gov. Kemp applauds Georgia grocery store vaccination partners

Publix, Kroger, and Ingles, have started providing limited vaccine appointments at select locations.

Department of Driver Services closes for system upgrade

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The Georgia Department of Driver Services is closing for a system upgrade. The closure happens from Thursday, January 14 through...

Former District Attorney David Cooke joins Gautreaux Law

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Former Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney David Cooke is bringing more than 20 years of experience to Macon law firm...

Georgia House of Representatives convenes for legislative session

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — After an indefinite shut down due to the pandemic, the Georgia House of Representatives have returned for the legislative session. The...