Georgia News

Coronavirus Update: COVID-19 slams Georgia

Georgia’s COVID-19 outlook isn’t getting any better and the state’s spike in coronavirus cases is only expected to get worse over the Thanksgiving holiday. On Saturday, the Georgia Department of Public Health reported 3,053 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 3,270 positive results from rapid tests. The state also crossed the 400,000 case mark, posting a total of 402,435 total cases. A total of 8,624 people have died from coronavirus with an additional 555 deaths that were

Progressive News

Trump supporter threatens to boycott Georgia runoffs if Republicans don’t overturn the will of the voters

Far-right attorney L. Lin Wood, who represents right-wing accused murderer Kyle Rittenhouse and President Donald Trump, threatened on Saturday to sit out the two runoff elections in Georgia that will decide control of the U.S. Senate. “Let’s speak truth about Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and Sen. David Perdue (R-GA),” Wood wrote, referring to the two […] Raw Story Read More

Georgia News

DNA confirms remains found in March were missing 24-year-old Melanie Steele

SAVANNAH — A DNA analysis has determined that human remains discovered off of New Hampstead Parkway on March 18 are those of Melanie Steele, the Savannah Police Department says. Steele was originally reported missing in September 2019. She was last seen in the 2100 block of California Avenue. In January, Steele’s mother, Julia Johnson said she is constantly reminded of their last conversation over the phone that occurred the night she was last seen.  One

Atlanta Daily World

Bankhead Seafood, Killer Mike’s Greenwood Initiative and Historic Hills CDC serve families for holiday

Bankhead Seafood, Killer Mike’s Greenwood Initiative and the Historic Hills Community Development Corporation to Serve Families This Holiday Season The holiday season is a time of giving and coming together. It can also be a time of anguish for individuals whose basic needs are not met. In an effort to address unmet needs and serve … Continued The post Bankhead Seafood, Killer Mike’s Greenwood Initiative and Historic Hills CDC serve families for holiday appeared first

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Fulton Commission Arrington hosts ‘Dads, Daughters and Dolls Plus Sons” Toy Drive

Vice-Chairman Arrington to Host “Dads, Daughters, & Dolls Plus Sons” Toy DriveAnnual event to collect, distribute toys to children of those incarcerated As part of the effort to reach out to families in need this holiday season, Fulton County Commission Vice-Chairman and District 5 Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington, Jr., in partnership with the Fulton County … Continued The post Fulton Commission Arrington hosts ‘Dads, Daughters and Dolls Plus Sons” Toy Drive appeared first on Atlanta

Big Cash Is Continuing to Flood Into the Georgia Runoffs that Will Determine Senate Control

Fueled by new tools to easily funnel grassroots dollars to candidates, as well as what’s become known as “fundraging,” the 2020 election was already historically expensive—the federal election alone likely cost near $14 billion—and it’s far from over. Since election night, a renewed battle has been raging in Georgia where both Senate seats are up for a runoff in January because no candidate got more than 50 percent of the vote, and donors are rushing in with