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Six Flags Over Georgia hiring hundreds of employees ahead of reopening

Six Flags Over Georgia and Six Flags White Water are "actively hiring" hundreds of employees, in preparation for reopening of the parks.

Governor Kemp announces reopening dates for several entities including bars, summer school

Governor Brian Kemp announced the reopening dates for several entities Thursday.

Atlanta Jazz Festival won’t be held this year

The annual Atlanta Jazz Festival will not be held this year.

US closes probes into 3 senators over their stock trades

Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California, Kelly Loeffler of Georgia and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma have been informed that the Justice Department has closed investigations into their stock trades.

Senators float idea of making state employees work for less

Some Georgia senators are wondering whether state employees could be made to do the same work for less money.

Georgia gov offers state as alternative GOP convention host

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is lobbying for the Republican National Convention to be moved to his state, a day after President Donald Trump demanded assurances from North Carolina’s Democratic governor that the convention can go forward in August despite coronavirus fears.

Atlanta is home to 2 potential contenders for Biden’s VP

ATLANTA (AP) - Keisha Lance Bottoms and Stacey Abrams spent years climbing parallel ladders from nearby outposts at Atlanta City Hall and the Georgia...

BREAKING: GBI makes new arrest in Ahmaud Arbery case

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation made a new arrest Thursday in connection to the Ahmaud Arbery case.

Georgia budget proposals would cut workers, reduce services

A 14% cut in state spending in Georgia would lead to more than a thousand employees being laid off or bought out.

Stacey Abrams endorses candidates in 7 US Senate contests

Former Georgia governor's race candidate Stacey Abrams is wading into elections outside her home state, endorsing the campaigns of seven Democrats vying for U.S. Senate seats.

Georgia hits 300K coronavirus tests, but still falling short

Georgia officials say the state has surpassed 300,000 coronavirus tests, though that still represents a small fraction of Georgia’s overall population.

NASCAR: Atlanta Motor Speedway among next few races

NASCAR announced Thursday Atlanta Motor Speedway is among the tracks that will host racing events in the near future.