Flu activity increasing in Georgia
The fifth week for reported flu activity for the 2019-2020 season shows that flu activity in Georgia is still in the low category, a five on a scale of 1-10, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. Read the full article: Newnan Times-Herald  Read more
Strike force takes aim at elder fraud
Attorney General William Barr announced in June the creation of a “Transnational Elder Fraud Strike Force,” which sought to combine resources from the Department of Justice, the FBI, six U.S. attorneys’ offices and more. Read the full article: Gainesville Times  Read more
4 high school students taken to hospital in medical emergency
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a medical emergency at Locust Grove High School in which four female students apparently ingested a combination of chemicals and/or drugs. Read the full article: Henry Herald Read more
EMS dark humor page is exposed
They are the kind of images that show vulnerable people in their darkest times: in pain, dealing with tragedy, desperate for help. But a Reveal investigation has found the very people who have sworn to respect human dignity and show compassion in those times, have turned to disturbing online... Read more
Your life expectancy in Columbus depends on where you live
Your life expectancy differs by nearly two decades depending on where you live in Columbus, according to recently released federal data analyzed by the Ledger-Enquirer. Life expectancy is generally higher in northern and eastern portions of Muscogee County, while southern portions of Columbus have the lowest life expectancy values. Read... Read more

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