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Hospitals aren’t just dealing with a rise in cases related to the growing COVID-19 crisis. They’re also seeing more people who are victims of abuse.

Sheriff Joe Chapman has suspended visitation at the Walton County Jail due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.

ATLANTA — More than 100 Georgians have died of coronavirus, the state Department of Public Health reported Tuesday.

he FBI arrested a man in Gwinnett County on charges related to an alleged conspiracy to defund health care benefit programs by submitting fake testing claims for COVID-19 and genetic cancer screenings.

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Georgia House Speaker David Ralston has doubled down on his request to delay the state’s primary elections by about a month due to concerns over coronavirus, after the state’s elections chief balked at that request last week.

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Gov. Brian Kemp is sending more than 100 Georgia National Guard members to oversee operations at assisted-living facilities and nursing homes in the state where elderly residents have been infected with coronavirus.

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Loganville Mayor Rey Martinez issued the strongest order yet for citizens in Walton County related to the COVID-19 outbreak: Stay home.

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Loganville Mayor Rey Martinez said he will institute Walton County’s first stay-at-home order in the current health crisis.

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Brides and grooms are having to make tough decisions because of the pandemic.

Besides its unprecedented size, the federal bailout related to the coronavirus steers hundreds of billions of federal dollars to a variety of parties affected by the economic impact of coronavirus.

A Social Circle man was charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after an incident at a Covington store on Monday.

The leader of Walton County’s hospital is urging the county and its cities to order residents to shelter in place, in hopes of stopping the spread of COVID-19.

Gov. Brian Kemp issued two executive orders Monday, banning gatherings of more than 10 people and shelter in place for “medically fragile” residents for two weeks.

Walton County stands alone among its neighbors, as no residents here have tested positive for the recent outbreak of the coronavirus.

The Social Circle City Council is expected to declare an emergency related to the coronavirus outbreak during a special called meeting Monday night.

Faster processing of tests for COVID-19, clearing a backlog of past tests, the number of confirmed cases in Georgia has continued to increase. It's at 420 as of noon Friday.

Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas will suspend production in Monroe from Saturday through Tuesday in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

It’s rarely easy to run a restaurant. With the outbreak of coronavirus, it’s quickly becoming downright impossible.


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Ten people in Georgia have died from the coronavirus outbreak, state health officials said Thursday.

The entire Georgia legislature has been urged to self-quarantine after a state senator tested positive for coronavirus Wednesday.

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Children, parents adapt to distance learning with campuses closed