Delta Variant Presents Challenges To Metro Atlanta SchoolsGeorgia could offer a glimpse at what back-to-school will look like for a country reeling from a summer surge of COVID-19 spurred by the highly transmissible Delta variant.
UPDATED: Retailers Review Mask Policies In Wake Of New CDC GuidanceRetailers around Georgia are re-evaluating their mask policies after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated guidance Tuesday to recommend that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas with high transmission of COVID-19, which includes nearly two-thirds of all U.S. counties.
Drew Charter School Students In Quarantine After Two Staffers And A Student Test Positive For COVIDMore than 100 students at Drew Charter School in Atlanta's the East Lake neighborhood have been asked to quarantine after two staff members and a student tested positive for COVID-19.
U.S. Secretary of Education Visits DeKalb Co. School To Discuss Ventilation, COVID SafetyU.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona joined lawmakers and officials in DeKalb County for a roundtable discussion on school ventilation, infrastructure and American Rescue Plan funding.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Rise From 40 To Over 70 At Tampa General HospitalTampa General Hospital doctor, Jason Wilson, says he's seeing younger patients get sick with COVID-19.
Tampa General Hospital Sees Spike In COVID-19 HospitalizationsAs we enter the middle of Summer, local experts say COVID-19 is more of a threat now than in recent months.
Labor Advocates Demand Unemployment, Minimum Wage Changes At Atlanta Job FairAtlanta-area labor advocates continue their fight to help unemployed workers and to increase Georgia's minimum wage.
Fulton County Senior Centers Re-Open For The First Time Since March 2020Participants and workers are excited to return to Fulton County Senior Centers, which re-opened on July 12, 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic caused the county to closed the centers in March 2020. Staff members call it a soft opening to resume their in-person senior services.
Stonecrest's Alleged Misuse Of COVID Relief Funds: City Attorney Calls For Law Enforcement InvestigationAn internal investigation found the City of Stonecrest failed to properly manage $6.2 million dollars in COVID-19 relief funds.
Alcohol To-Go: Local Restaurant Owners React To Florida's New LawGovernor Ron DeSantis signed the bill into law in Ormond Beach on Thursday, saying this will help businesses make more money while people are less likely to come out to restaurants.
Hillsborough County Schools Approves Emergency Financial PlanThe plan includes $101 million in CARES Act money from the state.
Gov. Kemp Reflects On Key 2022 FY Budget Items During Statewide TourGovernor Brian Kemp’s Statewide 2022 Budget Tour took off at Epps Aviation in Atlanta. The tour included stops in Columbus, Valdosta and Augusta.
Hillsborough County Public Schools Avoid State Takeover With COVID-19 MoneyHillsborough County Schools announced Monday afternoon that it received over $100 million from the state to help with its budget deficit.
Hillsborough County Commission Extends Local State Of EmergencyThe Hillsborough County Commission voted to extend the county’s state of emergency despite the governor’s executive order.
Tampa Bay School Districts Respond To Governor DeSantis' Executive OrderOn Tuesday, school districts in the area made announcements about whether students will be required to wear masks through the rest of the 2020-'21 school year.