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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.

Tech glitches keep Atlanta voters waiting for mail ballots

ATLANTA (AP) - The election director for Georgia’s most populous county says that technical issues have prevented officials from processing absentee ballot applications sent...

Some Georgians forget jobless benefit claims as filings rise

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia’s labor commissioner has a message to people seeking unemployment benefits -- Don’t forget to claim them each week. Labor Commissioner Mark...

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.

Red Cross says it needs blood from African American donors

MACON,Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the amount of American Red Cross blood drives and blood donations. Now, the non-profit is putting...

Kemp: Positive trends continue in battle against virus

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's governor says he continues to see positive signs in the state's battle against the coronavirus, even as the state’s death...

Kemp: Order suspending on-the-road tests was temporary, drivers must still take test

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp issued an executive order Tuesday afternoon that said all drivers who received their licenses while on-the-road tests were suspended must take an on-the-road test after all.

Kemp: Bars, nightclubs to remain closed, no overnight summer camps ‘at this time’

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp said Tuesday the state's live performance venues, bars and nightclubs will remain closed through May 31.

Georgia Attorney General seeks probe of prosecutors in Arbery killing case

ATLANTA (AP) — Local law enforcers are now being investigated in the shooting of a black man who was chased down by two white...

Police: Driver wanted in fatal hit-and-run on highway

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) - Police in Georgia say a man seeking refuge from a hit-and-run crash was killed by another driver who lost...

Griffin Police: Child fatally shot brother with gun found in woods

GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities in Georgia say a 5-year-old fatally shot his 12-year-old brother with a gun he found in the woods. A Griffin...

Monday is the last day to register to vote for the June 9th primary elections

ATLANTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Monday is the last day to register to vote for the June 9th Statewide General Primary/Presidential Preference Primary Elections. The elections...