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The Latest: Storm-ravaged areas will be under new threat

BEAUREGARD, Ala. (AP) - The Latest on the tornado that killed 23 people in rural Alabama. Forecasters say tornado-ravaged Alabama and several other southern states...

Georgia House wants local utilities to provide broadband

ATLANTA (AP) - Local utility cooperatives would be authorized to provide broadband in an effort to boost internet access in rural areas, under legislation...

Black Voters Matter Fund stops in Fort Valley to promote civic engagement

The "Black Voters Matter Fund" made a stop in Fort Valley today as a part of the org's "Get Out the Vote" Tour encouraging rural voters to get to the polls.

Mercer’s School of Medicine receives grant to expand in rural areas

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT) - Two faculty members at Mercer's School of Medicine are receiving almost $1-million in federal funding so the school can...

Hope for broadband in rural Georgia

The Joint High Speed Broadcast Communications Access For All Georgians Study Committee met this afternoon at the Farm Bureau in Macon. The committee is composed of five members of the Senate and five members of the House of Representatives.
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UPDATE (Sunday, May 31 at 1 p.m.): Georgia COVID-19 tracker

Here are Georgia’s latest confirmed numbers from the Department of Public Health.

SpaceX’s historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space station

SpaceX has delivered two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.

Massive protests raise fears of new virus outbreaks

The mayor of Atlanta has a message for demonstrators: “If you were out protesting last night, you probably need to go get a COVID test this week.”

Gov. Kemp authorizes activation of up to 3,000 National Guard troops statewide

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has signed an order authorizing up to 3,000 National Guard troops statewide ahead of several planned protests across the state Sunday.