Last summer, at the height of the Black Lives Matter protests sweeping the nation, the players of the Atlanta Dream stood united against an off-the-court opponent: Kelly Loeffler, then a U.S. senator from Georgia and a co-owner of the team. Loeffler, a Republican, had publicly and repeatedly derided the WNBA for dedicating its season to social justice issues, and in response, players on the Dream and other teams across the league wore shirts endorsing Raphael Warnock, a Democrat who went on to unseat Loeffler in one of two contentious run-off elections in January 2020.
Cases of COVID-19 among school children have sharply declined since a peak at the end of August, according to the Georgia Department of Health. The seven-day average of cases among children 0 - 17 was 1,063 on Sept. 16, down from a peak of 2,183 on Aug. 29.
Duration: 03:12 Criminal investigators in Georgia have been quietly conducting interviews, collecting documents and working to build a line of communication with congressional investigators as they aim to build a case against former President Donald Trump for his alleged attempts to overturn the state's 2020 presidential election results.
South Carolina football begins Southeastern Conference play this weekend. The Gamecocks travel to play the No. 2 Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia on Saturday. What you need to know about the Week 3 matchup: When do the South Carolina Gamecocks play UGA?
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Investigators in north Georgia are working to identify a body found floating in Lake Lanier. The body was found Tuesday about 100 yards (91 meters) from shore near the Old Federal Campground at the lake, The Hall County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.
Love Island’s Georgia Steel has unveiled a stunning new feathery fringe for the new season If you’re in need of some inspiration for your next hair appointment, then look to former Love IslanderGeorgia Steel. The star has completely switched up her style for autumn with a gorgeous feathered fringe – and it’s giving us serious 70s vibes.
Verizon down: Users in Georgia and elsewhere say phone data stopped working for hours in major outage
Verizon’s service appears to have gone down in large parts of the US, leaving people’s phones unable to connect to the internet. Users in Georgia and elsewhere complained that their network connections had been broken for hours, after the problem appeared to begin overnight.
Trump: Georgia criminal probe into former President's attempts to overturn 2020 election quietly moves forward
As Donald Trump returns to Georgia later this month, criminal investigators in the state have been quietly conducting interviews, collecting documents and working to build a line of communication with congressional investigators as they aim to build a case against the former President for his alleged attempts to overturn the state's 2020 election results.
Jermaine Johnson bet on himself when he decided to transfer from Georgia to Florida State. Johnson was leaving behind a College Football Playoff contender for a school where he would likely earn more playing time and improve his pro stock. The first couple of weeks of the season have shown what Johnson gave up while also revealing what the senior defensive end may have gained.
In early 2019, Georgia rapper Montero Lamar Hill was still just 19 and had “one-hit wonder” written all over him. His debut single, Old Town Road, mixed country banjo, sluggish trap beats and Billy Ray Cyrus in a manner that screamed novelty status.
Since the first death attributable to COVID-19 was reported in the United States on Feb. 29, 2020, an estimated 657,114 Americans have died -- and as the delta variant spreads, that number continues to grow. Adjusting for population, there have been a total of 201 COVID-19-related deaths for every 100,000 Americans nationwide.
NeNe Leakes updates fans on how she's been dealing with husband Gregg Leakes' death at 66: 'I have good days and bad days'
NeNe Leakes says she's had 'good days and bad days' following the death of her husband Gregg Leakes from colon cancer at 66 earlier this month. Leakes, 53, took to Instagram Stories on Thursday to update fans on how she's been handling things in the week since the family tragedy.
Edward Judie Jr., appears in an image released by the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office. A former public school superintendent in Georgia charged with murder in connection with the 2019 death of his wife was released from a county jail Wednesday after posting a $220,000 bond.
ATLANTA (CBS46) — Thursday marked six months since the deadly spa shootings shocked the metro Atlanta area. That horrific day continues to haunt the families who lost loved ones. “As a family, we would always go out to eat sushi, so it’s kind of weird going back to that restaurant every now and then, because we did do a bi-weekly meal there with our mother,” said Randy Park, who lost his mother Hyun Jung Grant.
MONTICELLO, Ga. (AP) — A helicopter with three people on board crashed in a national wildlife preserve in Middle Georgia and search crews were looking for the wreckage, federal authorities said. Teams of people were searching Thursday for the downed aircraft after it went missing late Wednesday in the Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge north of Macon, The Telegraph newspaper reported.
More than 1,000 Georgians have died of COVID-19 in the past two weeks, according to data released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Health. Georgia reached the grim milestone of 20,000 deaths from the virus on Sept. 3. Just 13 days later, that total has jumped to 21,143.
A spokesperson with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said a helicopter crashed with three people on board into the Oconee National Forest near Monticello, Georgia Wednesday evening. The Robinson R-66 helicopter crashed around 8:46 p.m., according to officials. The FAA said it will release the aircraft tail number when investigators verify it at the scene of the crash.
Cambs news: 5 big stories you may have missed, as HGV hits railway bridge and stunning city hotel offers first look inside
Here is a digest of the latest developments around Cambridgeshire From a group of students finding underwear in their new flat to a collision involving a car and a traffic light that put a woman in hospital, the news agenda has been busy in Cambridgeshire today. We've also brought you a first look inside an impressive new Cambridge hotel and explained why Ely has been named one of the best places to live in the UK.
'No-nonsense conservative' Georgia businesswoman launches primary challenge against Marjorie Taylor Greene to 'bring sanity to Washington'
Businesswoman Jennifer Strahan launched her campaign on Wednesday Currently she runs an advisory firm she founded that specializes in healthcare Strahan accuses Joe Biden and Nancy Pelosi of 'infringing on our constitutional liberties' in a statement posted to her new campaign website She also takes a swipe at Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, writing that Georgia's 14th district 'deserves better' than a representative with no committee assignments
Love Island's Georgia Harrison previously confessed that she was inspired by Molly-Mae Hague to get her filler dissolved - and in doing so, she chose to document it to her TikTok followers Love Island 's Georgia Harrison has proven to be incredibly open and honest with her followers across all her social platforms, and getting her filler dissolved was no different.