HBCU Presidents Join COVID Vaccine Trials To Encourage Minority ParticipationHoping to encourage other African Americans, the presidents of two historically Black colleges announced they were participating in a COVID-19 vaccine trial to ensure that an eventual vaccine has been tested on -- and is effective for Black people.
COVID-19: Local Agencies Explore Possible Eviction SolutionsThe future is still uncertain for many renters, even after President Donald Trump authorized the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to put a moratorium on evictions for the next several months. Local agencies are looking for long term solutions.
DeKalb Co. Residents Continue Fight To Stop Recycling Center ConstructionPeople living in Windsor Downs and Miller Woods in Dekalb County say they’ve been fighting against plans for the construction of a Metro Green Recycling Center in their neighborhoods since they found out about it in May.
Atlanta Public Schools Starts School Year With Virtual Classes OnlyAtlanta Public Schools started the school year with virtual classes only for all students. School officials say they will consider adding in-person learning after nine weeks.
Georgia Tops Two Lists Of Coronavirus High-Risk StatesGeorgia is topping the list of at-risk states for contracting the coronavirus in not one but two new models tracking rates of infection.
Back To (Online) School For Quarantined StudentsAt least 478 students and teachers were asked to quarantine after possible exposure to COVID-19 in the first five days of classes.
Laid-Off Workers Set Up Soup Kitchen Outside Sen. Kelly Loeffler's OfficeHospitality workers are staging food giveaways for fellow workers in need — right in front of the offices of key US senators who have opposed extending unemployment benefits.
Coroner: 7-Year-Old Savannah Boy With COVID-19 Drowned In A BathtubThe Savannah boy with COVID-19 drowned in a bathtub after having a seizure due to a high fever.
COVID-19 Mega Testing Site Opens Near Atlanta AirportA COVID-19 mega-testing site is now open on Sullivan Road near the Atlanta airport, and officials said it has the capacity to test 5,000 people.
Quit My Job Or Risk Serious Illness?School districts across the country are making last-minute pivots and decisions as several students have already tested positive for COVID-19 during their first days back.
Atlanta Mayor Gives COVID-19 Update, Issues New Admin. Orders On Police ReformMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms discusses COVID-19 numbers, police reform measures, public safety and the 2020 Census in the latest press conference on August 5, 2020.
Gwinnett Teacher Denied Work From Home Option, ResignsGwinnett County School System mandates teachers work from schools to teach virtual classes.
Gwinnett Co. Parents, Students Hold Second Protest Calling For In-Person ClassesParents and students held a second protest in Gwinnett County over the decision to start the 2020-21 school year with only virtual instruction and no other options, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jon Ossoff Self-Quarantines After Wife Tests Positive For CoronavirusJon Ossoff, the Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, announced Saturday that he is awaiting the results of a coronavirus test after experiencing symptoms and his wife having tested positive for Covid-19.
ATL Mayor Discusses COVID-19, Gov. Kemp Lawsuit And Biden CampaignMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms gave an update on a lawsuit Governor Brian Kemp filed against her and members of City Council during an online COVID-19 update on July 23, 2020.