Tuesday July 7th, 2020 5:37AM
In reversal, Georgia universities to now mandate masks
Georgia’s 26 public universities and colleges will mandate campus-wide mask wearing after the state university system reversed itself on Monday
2:12AM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall Co. Clerk of Court tests positive for COVID antibodies, more positive results reported by staff
Two employees with the Hall County Clerk of Courts office have tested positive for COVID-19, nearly two weeks after all office employees were instructed to undergo testing.
11:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
Hall County likely to join Flowery Branch in renaming of Jim Crow Road
Hall County District 1 Commissioner Kathy Cooper says renaming the portion of Jim Crow Road under county jurisdiction is under consideration.
8:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19
Atlanta's mayor says she has tested positive for COVID-19, despite having what she describes as “no symptoms.”
7:17PM ( 10 hours ago )
Flowery Branch closes city offices because of virus outbreak among staff
Flowery Branch has closed all of its city offices after what officials describe as a COVID-19 outbreak among staff members.
6:01PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Governor Kemp issues State of Emergency, authorizes up to 1,000 GA National Guard troops
Governor Brian Kemp has declared a State of Emergency for the entire state, as well as authorized the use of up to 1,000 Georgia National Guard troops following a weekend of violence in the City of Atlanta.
4:48PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Country rocker and fiddler Charlie Daniels dies at age 83
Country music pioneer and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83
8:26PM ( 9 hours ago )
Virus: Dragon Con cancels in-person Atlanta event for 2020
Organizers of the popular fantasy and gaming convention called Dragon Con have announced that the in-person event will be canceled this year in Atlanta because of the coronavirus pandemic
6:09PM ( 11 hours ago )
Man remains hospitalized after Banks County shooting
A domestic dispute between an aunt and nephew on July Fourth resulted in a shooting in Banks County.
4:32PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Markakis becomes 2nd Brave to opt out of 2020 season
Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis opted out of the 2020 season on Monday due to increased concerns about the coronavirus pandemic...
2:22PM ( 15 hours ago )
Trump lashes out at NASCAR, Bubba Wallace over flag, rope
President Donald Trump is blasting NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and is wrongly accusing Black driver Bubba Wallace of perpetrating “a hoax” involving a rope shaped like a noose in his garage
12:19PM ( 17 hours ago )
Thursday Thunder kicks off at Atlanta Motor Speedway
In some ways, the 23rd season of Thursday Thunder Legends and Bandolero racing is unlike any of the 22 that have come before it. Social distancing guidelines have altered...
10:00AM ( 19 hours ago )
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The Latest: UK care home providers upset with PM's comments
Care home providers are disappointed and frustrated after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson accused some homes of not properly following procedures during the COVID-19 crisis
5:26AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Hong Kong grappling with future under national security law
Hong Kong's leader has provided scant reassurance over the city's future under a new national security law that critics say undermines liberties and legal protections promised when China took control of the city
4:40AM ( 55 minutes ago )
TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises questions
TikTok says it will stop operations in Hong Kong after the city enacted a sweeping national security law last week
4:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Hollywood comes to UK High Court as Depp takes on The Sun
Johnny Depp has a starring role in a courtroom drama in London, where he is suing a tabloid newspaper for libel over an article that branded him a “wife beater.”
5:25AM ( 11 minutes ago )
Global stocks slip as virus outbreaks dim hopes for rebound
Global shares and U.S. futures are mostly lower as expanding coronavirus outbreaks dim hopes for a speedy recovery
4:51AM ( 44 minutes ago )
EU forecasts deeper economic hit from pandemic
The European Union’s latest economic forecast projects that the bloc's economy will contract further than expected because of the coronavirus pandemic
4:38AM ( 57 minutes ago )
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Watkins Glen open again, optimistic for NASCAR weekend
The roar is back at New York's Thunder Road. Three months after its opening day was canceled by the coronavirus pandemic, Watkins Glen International is hosting car clubs again as NASCAR weekend looms in mid-August.
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6:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Georgia State Patrol headquarters in Atlanta vandalized
The Georgia State Patrol headquarters in Atlanta was vandalized early Sunday by protesters who appeared to set off at least one firework inside the building
4:33AM ( 2 days ago )