PCOM Georgia names dean for osteopathic medicine program
Andrea Pax Mann has been named the dean and chief academic officer of the Osteopathic Medicine program at PCOM Georgia effective this spring, officials from the school announced this week. In her new position, Mann will direct and oversee the activities of the Clinical and Bio-Medical Sciences departments, as... Read more
Emory expert emphasizes masks, social distancing amid virus surge
A top public health expert in Atlanta is calling for Georgians to double down on social distancing and cities to impose mask mandates amid a surge in COVID-19 infections ahead of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Dr. Carlos del Rio, a leading Emory University epidemiologist, said Friday Georgia and... Read more
Republicans fend off Democrats’ push to flip state House
Georgia Republicans have maintained their grip on the state House of Representatives and ousted its leading Democrat after a years-long push by Democrats to flip the chamber fell short in the 2020 general elections. Read the full article: Capitol Beat News ServiceĀ  Read more
Buford couple dies after tree falls on home
Gwinnett County firefighters recovered the bodies of a couple who died after a tree fell on their home on West Garner Street in Buford as the remnants of Hurricane Zeta moved through the area. Capt. Tommy Rutledge said the tree fell over the bed, where a man and a... Read more
Jury trials halted by COVID set to resume
Jury trials are about to resume in Georgia for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic took hold back in March. Georgia Chief Justice Harold Melton announced Wednesday he will sign an order Oct. 10 lifting the suspension of jury trials across the state. Read the full article: Capitol... Read more

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