Clayton County school mask, clear bookbag mandates draw mixed reactionThe school mask requirement is back in Clayton County, a clear backpack policy will take effect this fall, and both mandates are drawing mixed reaction.
Decatur doctor explains recent COVID surge, variants and booster shotsCOVID cases are up and so are the questions about variants and whether booster shots are helping. A local doctor shared what you need to know now and for the foreseeable future.
Former Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary sentenced to prison for stealing COVID fundsA judge sentenced Former Stonecrest Mayor Jason Lary to more than four years in prison for fraud, conspiracy and theft of COVID relief funds.
FDA Allows Licensed Pharmacists To Prescribe Pfizer's Paxovid To People Who Are EligibleThe US Food and Drug Administration revised the emergency use authorization for Pfizer's Covid-19 antiviral treatment, Paxlovid, on Wednesday to allow state-licensed pharmacists to prescribe the treatment to people who are eligible.
Biden Administration makes eight more free COVID tests available for US householdsThe Biden Administration is opening back up CovidTest.gov for a third round of US household orders while reiterating its calls on Congress to act on additional Covid response funding.
Justin Bieber Has To Reschedules Las Vegas Shows, He Tested Positive For CovidBieber was scheduled to perform as part of his "Justice World Tour" in Las Vegas on Sunday, but the show has been postponed due to Covid.
Gov. Kemp, State Health Official Update Georgians On COVID And Potential New SurgeGovernor Brian Kemp and Public Health Commissioner Dr. Toomey gave an update on COVID and the possibility of a new surge in Georgia.
Florida Man Convicted Of Bank Fraud, False Statements, And Aggravated Identity Theft Involving COVID-19 Relief ProgramsA federal jury in Gainesville has convicted Jeremie Saintvil, 46, of Delray Beach, Florida, of bank fraud, making false statements to a federally insured financial institution, aggravated identity theft, and making false statements to a federal agency.
Vaccinated People, Medical Professionals Torn As FDA Rejects Pfizer Booster Shot For Most AmericansVaccinated people, medical professionals torn as FDA rejects Pfizer booster shot for most Americans.
Detectives Investigate Inmate DeathDetectives are investigating the death of 70-year-old inmate Sir Walter Boykin III.
Metro Atlanta Hospitals Overcrowded With Delta Variant PatientsHospitals in Georgia are facing severe strain as the Delta variant runs rampant. A local health official weighs in on the crisis.
Sen. Ossoff Visits Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Briefs Georgia On Infrastructure, Afghanistan And COVIDSen. Jon Ossoff stopped at Dobbins Air Reserve Base to brief Georgia on infrastructure legislation, Afghanistan evacuations and the COVID crisis during a statewide tour on August 23, 2021.
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Bond Denied For Alleged 77th Street Gang MemberReversing a federal magistrate judge’s ruling, United States District Judge Robert N. Scola, Jr. has ordered that Kenny Terlent, 19, will remain in a federal detention center without bond pending his trial on charges of illegally possessing a machine gun, identity theft, and Covid-19 benefit related fraud.
Will The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Need A Booster Shot Against The Delta COVID Variant?Will The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Need A Booster Shot Against The Delta COVID Variant?