Georgia senior home owner arrested, charged with cruelty
A nursing home owner in Dade County, Georgia faces cruelty charges after the sheriff says deputies discovered patients living in temperatures higher than 90 degrees Monday evening, with just one overworked staff member to look after them all. Read the full article: WTVC Read more
Vaccine hesitancy spurs coalition launching testing initiative
With COVID-19 vaccinations lagging in Georgia, a newly formed coalition launched an initiative Tuesday to convince unvaccinated Georgians to get tested for the virus. Forty organizations make up ACT Against COVID – the Alliance for Comprehensive Testing – including the Georgia AFL-CIO, the Georgia Municipal Association, 100 Black Men... Read more
3 shot in dispute over mask at DeKalb mall
A spokesperson said a DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office reserve unit deputy and two others – a man and woman – were injured during the shooting at the Big Bear Supermarket at South DeKalb Mall off Candler Road. DeKalb County Sheriff Melody Maddox said the dispute started over wearing a... Read more
VP Harris to visit Atlanta to promote vaccination
Vice President Kamala Harris and the Biden administration’s top environmental official are making stops in several Southern states to promote an intensive White House coronavirus vaccination effort. On Friday, the White House announced that Harris will visit Greenville, South Carolina, on Monday, to be followed by a June 18 visit... Read more
1 in 6 children in Georgia aren’t sure where next meal coming from
Food insecurity is a much greater problem than most Georgians would ever imagine. Carla Harward, an attorney who retired and moved to Trion several years ago, took it on herself to do something about the combination of food waste in schools and making sure that children across the state... Read more

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