State pays out nearly $900,000 to three employees fired by Beck
More controversy surrounding convicted former State Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck. The state of Georgia has settled a whistleblower lawsuit filed by three long-time Insurance Department employees who claimed then Commissioner Beck fired them because he believed they leaked information to Senior I-Team reporter Dale Russell. Read the full article: fox5atlanta.com Read more
Fired Piedmont ER doctor explains why he didn’t get vaccine
The only Georgia physician known to be fired for defying a COVID vaccine mandate insisted he’s not an anti-vaxxer. Read the full article: fox5atlanta.com Read more
Drug agents seize 9,000 pills laced with fentanyl
Drug enforcement agents are ramping up efforts to get fake fentanyl-laced pills off the streets in the Atlanta metro area. In one day alone, seized more than 9,000 fentanyl-laced pills and 2 kilograms of pure fentanyl in the metro area last week. Read the full article: fox5atlanta.com Read more
Georgia morgues running out of space due to Covid deaths
A rise in COVID-19 related deaths is overwhelming some Georgia coroners’ offices and medical facilities. Several facilities are running out of morgue space right now due to the significant increase in COVID-related deaths. Some are even reaching out to the state for help because they don’t have anywhere to store these bodies. Read... Read more
Gwinnett schools to offer $500 incentive for staff to get vaccine
 Gwinnett County Public Schools announced this month that they will offer $500 to staff members who get fully  vaccinated against COVID-19. Those previously vaccinated will also qualify for the one-time payment. Gwinnett is the largest school district in the state with 179,943 students. Read the full article: fox5atlanta.com Read more

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