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Georgians are turning out to vote in record-breaking numbers both by mail and at local polling places during the early voting period less than two weeks before the Nov. 3 election.
ATLANTA — A new poll shows President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden running even in Georgia with Election Day just two weeks off, as are Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue and Democratic opponent Jon Ossoff.
ATLANTA - Georgia and 10 other states joined the Justice Department Tuesday in filing a lawsuit aimed at preventing Google from unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices.
ATLANTA — Georgia voters have turned out in record numbers to vote during the state’s three weeks of early in-person voting. As the Nov. 3 general election approaches, Georgia continues to break records in absentee by mail voting and early, in-person voting. Numbers from the secretary of sta…
ATLANTA — A supplier of steak, beef, pork and chicken products will bring its eastern U.S. headquarters to Americus, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday.
ALBANY — An Albany man who was walking to his car on West Highland Avenue late Saturday night became the city’s 17th homicide victim of the year, Albany police reported.
New research from the University of Georgia found that stroke patients admitted to rural hospitals over the weekend may be at higher risk of death.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp unveiled a “Georgia-centric” health-care reform plan Thursday based on newly won federal approval of two waivers to expand health-insurance coverage outside the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
ATLANTA — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has opened up a 7-point lead over President Donald Trump in Georgia, according to a poll released Wednesday, fewer than three weeks before the Nov. 3 election.
ATLANTA — The federal government is stepping up with $1.5 billion to replenish Georgia’s depleted Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Wednesday.
ATLANTA — Georgians are mailing in absentee ballots and voting early in record numbers and are expected to break another record on Election Day, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Wednesday.
ATLANTA - The University System of Georgia (USG) delivered an economic impact of $18.5 billion to the Peach State during fiscal 2019 while generating 157,770 jobs, system Chancellor Steve Wrigley reported this week.
ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., and Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff lobbed the same criticisms at each other Monday that Georgia TV viewers have grown used to from their relentless attack ads.
Glamour has chosen its 2020 women of the year, honoring individuals making positive impacts amid the year's pandemic and the unrest over racism.
A technical glitch at a voting supersite, hours-long lines, and a last-minute court ruling marked the start of in-person early voting in Georgia, a presidential battleground for the first time in decades that will also play a huge role in deciding which party controls the Senate.
ATLANTA - A second poll of Georgia’s free-for-all U.S. Senate race shows Democrat Raphael Warnock in the lead over Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler and U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville.
The heavy rains from Hurricane Delta that moved through metro Atlanta this weekend washed out train tracks in Lilburn early Sunday morning, causing a train to derail, several rail cars to catch on fire and, as a result, prompting an evacuation of homes in the surrounding area.
ATLANTA — Many rural households are struggling with access to health care and financial problems during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a national poll released Wednesday.
Gov. Brian Kemp touted an encouraging decline in the number positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Georgia Wednesday while urging people to get their flu shots immediately.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Supreme Court Monday overturned a lower-court ruling requiring a hospital in rural Montezuma, Ga., to get the state’s permission to expand its capacity to serve psychiatric/substance abuse patients.
ATLANTA — Georgia will draw down an additional $113 million in federal coronavirus relief to help nursing homes and other long-term care facilities cope with the pandemic, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday.
Fans are being welcomed back to Mercedes-Benz Stadium this month and the stadium is using cutting-edge technology to prepare for that — utilizing drones as part of its holistic cleaning protocol.
Georgia officials have launched a new hotline for alerting authorities to instances of human and sex trafficking as part of Gov. Brian Kemp’s crackdown on trafficking cases in the state.
An advisory group mulling whether to rename buildings and academic colleges on the University System of Georgia’s 26 campuses has whittled down to a list of 840 buildings and nearly 40 college and university names for further research.
ATLANTA — A new poll for the first time shows Democrat Raphael Warnock leading the crowded field vying to complete the U.S. Senate term of retired Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson.
Georgians planning to vote by mail in the Nov. 3 general election have a new way to track the status of their absentee ballots after requesting one.
ATLANTA — Georgia Republicans and Democrats went to their respective corners after President Donald Trump nominated conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Drop boxes to deposit absentee ballots ahead of the Nov. 3 general election have been set up by the dozens across Georgia as an option for voters who prefer not to show up in-person at a polling place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ATLANTA - There’s been little movement since summer in either the presidential race in Georgia or Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s re-election bid, according to a new Monmouth University poll.
Georgia election officials gearing up for the Nov. 3 general election will have help from big-name companies to troubleshoot technical issues and a new real-time tool that tracks the wait in line at local polling places.
Valentine Nzengung has spent the vast majority of his professional career working with materials that most people avoid—explosives.
Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia is looking to highlight her conservative voting record in a new ad Monday that compares her to Attila the Hun.
ATLANTA — Both of Georgia’s U.S. senators are calling for a Senate vote on a successor to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sooner rather than later.
A former Savannah finance company employee has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing more than $1.6 million in forged checks to keep up a gambling habit, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday.
The well-known pizza chain Papa John’s has picked metro Atlanta for the site of its new international headquarters to open in 2021, Gov. Brian Kemp’s office announced Thursday.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp late Tuesday lifted restrictions on elderly long-term care facilities that have been in effect in Georgia since the coronavirus pandemic hit the state in March.
ATLANTA — University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley on Tuesday defended his decision to bring students back to the system’s 26 campuses this semester for in-person classes.
ATLANTA — Most Georgians believe parents should receive small federal grant funds to help pay for school supplies, child care and other expenses while their children are taking online classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a poll released this week.
ATLANTA - Georgia is one of only three states with more than one public university in the nation’s Top 20, according to rankings released Monday by U.S. News & World Report.
Rep. Tom Graves, a Republican representing Georgia's 14th Congressional District, announced Friday afternoon that he is planning to step down from Congress in October.
The Democratic candidate who was set to face Marjorie Taylor Greene, the Georgia Republican House candidate with a history of incendiary and conspiracy-spreading comments, dropped out of the race on Friday.
ATLANTA - Georgia public-school students outperformed their peers around the country on the SAT for the third year in a row, the state Department of Education reported.