Middle Georgia colleges begin vaccinating staff, students
With most Georgians eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, and the state’s supply of doses flowing beyond private pharmacies, county health departments and mass vaccination sites, Georgia colleges and universities have started administering the vaccine to students, faculty and staff.  Some universities are opening their vaccination clinics to the general public... Read more
COVID vaccine scam targeting Georgians
Scammers are looking to exploit Georgians eager to get the COVID-19 vaccine — again, state officials warn. Attorney General Chris Carr and the Georgia Department of Public Health are urging residents to be on alert after reports of con artists calling, texting and emailing people asking for payment and promising the... Read more
How a flight nurse has served during the pandemic
Britta Thomason, a Peach County native, has served on the frontlines of COVID-19 as both a flight nurse and as part of the Nurse Navigation Line for Global Medical Response crews deployed to New York and New Jersey at the beginning of the pandemic. Thomason also leads the Air Evac... Read more
Macon attorney tells of yearlong struggle as COVID long-hauler
Last spring, Macon attorney Jordan Josey seemed to be on the mend in the weeks after contracting COVID-19. He had been among the first locals diagnosed. His “harrowing experience,” which he shared with local news outlets, was widely read and circulated on social media. Josey, now 29, an asthma sufferer,... Read more
Kemp announces $47 million partnership to boost internet in Middle Georgia
Gov. Brian Kemp’s office announced plans Friday to expand broadband internet service to 22,000 homes and businesses in Middle Georgia. Kemp and PSC Commissioner Tim Echols announced the Tri-County EMC will deliver high-speed broadband to eight counties in Middle Georgia: Jones, Baldwin, Putnam, Jasper, Twiggs, Wilkinson, Morgan and Bibb. Read... Read more

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