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MARTA to require masks; Kemp says local orders unenforceable

Georgia’s largest public transit system plans to require riders to wear masks to protect against the coronavirus.

Georgia’s June net tax revenue down 8.8% from a year ago

Georgia's June net tax revenue was down 8.8 percent from the same time period last year.

Georgia sees dramatic rise in COVID-19 patients in hospitals

With 82% of Georgia's critical care beds now in use, health systems across the state say they're quickly nearing capacity as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise.

Loeffler addresses WNBA letter while visiting Middle Georgia

WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler addressed a letter she sent to the WNBA Commissioner this week. She made the address...

Atlanta mayor to sign executive order mandating masks

ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta’s mayor says she will sign an executive order mandating masks in Georgia’s largest city. A spokesman for Keisha Lance Bottoms says...

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tests positive for COVID-19

ATLANTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)-- Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has confirmed that she has tested positive for COVID-19. The mayor posted the news on Twitter Monday...

Governor Kemp issues state of emergency after increase in violent crimes

ATLANTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- Governor Brian Kemp has declared a state of emergency authorizing the activation of as many as 1000 Georgia National Guard...

At least 2 shooters wanted for death of girl, 8, in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) - The shooting death of an 8-year-old girl has prompted a $10,000 reward for information as authorities in Atlanta search for at...

Georgia State Patrol building damaged by fire during protest

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia State Patrol says fireworks, rocks, and graffiti caused extensive damage to its headquarters in Atlanta. A spokesperson says Department of...

Georgia sees another big increase in coronavirus infections

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia added close to 3,500 confirmed coronavirus cases to its total count on Thursday, the largest single-day increase the state has...

2 arrested in Wendy’s fire after Rayshard Brooks’ shooting

Authorities have arrested two more people on suspicion of arson in the burning of an Atlanta Wendy’s restaurant where a police officer fatally shot Rayshard Brooks.

‘Food for Good’ program helps food insecure families this summer

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) -- With school out for summer, food insecurities become a bigger problem for low-income households. For that reason, the PepsiCo Foundation’s Food...