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State, CDC sending team to investigate surge of coronavirus in Albany

The state’s Department of Public Health and the CDC are sending a team of epidemiologists to investigate the rising number of cases of COVID-19...

Piedmont College closes for Spring 2020 semester

Piedmont College has decided to close its campus to students and faculty for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester in an effort to...

DOE allows borrowers to suspend student loan payments for two months

The office of Federal Student Aid is providing student loan relief to tens of millions of borrowers during the COVID-19 national emergency. Student loan...

Waller named Dean of Piedmont College Walker School of Business

Dr. J. Kerry Waller, Associate Dean of Piedmont College’s Harry W. Walker School of Business, has been promoted to Dean, the college announced today. Waller,...

Walmart scales back hours again; offers senior shopping Tuesdays

Effective today, Walmart is again temporarily cutting back on its store hours. The retail giant is also offering special shopping hours for older adults. Executive Vice-President...

Sheltering in place, social distancing now the law in Athens

In a unanimous vote Thursday, the Athens-Clarke Commission approved an emergency ordinance aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19 There are now at least nine...
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Kemp responds to ‘serious’ cluster of COVID-19 in Albany [VIDEO]

Gov. Brian Kemp said Thursday that he’s “very concerned’’ about the coronavirus outbreak in Albany, where there have been four deaths related to the...

Local medical professionals issue an open letter to the community in response to COVID-19

Editor's Note: A group of 25 local medical professionals including doctors, nurse practitioners, and a physican assistant wrote the following letter to the community...

NGTC, Emmanuel College sign agreement allowing more students to transfer course credits

More technical college students in Northeast Georgia will soon have another pathway to advance their education. North Georgia Technical College (NGTC) recently signed an articulation...

NGTC libraries closed; online instruction begins March 23

North Georgia Technical College announces that the libraries on all three campuses will remain closed next week as online instruction begins March 23. All face-to-face...

SBA small business emergency loans now available

Georgia has received an official statewide disaster declaration from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This declaration will provide assistance in the form of SBA...

Ga. lawmakers urged to self-quarantine after senator’s positive coronavirus test

All of Georgia’s state lawmakers were urged Wednesday to self-isolate themselves for weeks after a state senator who participated in a Monday vote disclosed...
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