Region News

  • Updated

Cobb County added 109 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday afternoon, bringing the county’s total to 7,049, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

In an email to families Friday night, Marietta schools superintendent Grant Rivera set new virtual learning registration deadlines and outlined the services that will be made available to students who elect virtual instruction for the fall semester.

  • Updated

Gov. Brian Kemp is poised to reopen the Georgia World Congress Center for standby hospital beds and medical equipment amid a recent increase in COVID-19 positive cases and hospitalizations in the state.

  • Updated

County Chairman Mike Boyce said in an interview Friday he has no intention of mandating the use of masks in county limits or forcing certain businesses to close again.

  • Updated

In 2019, the Georgia Legislature gave Georgia’s 41 electric membership corporations permission to provide broadband services. Lawmakers’ hope was, in part, that it would expand internet access in rural Georgia.

  • Updated

As COVID-19 cases in Georgia continue to climb, it’s not just people aged 65 and older or those with underlying medical conditions that are at risk of contracting the virus and having medical impacts. In recent weeks, young adults in their 20s and 30s have now been accounting for a greater share of the reported cases.

  • Updated

In March, the coronavirus forced the Cobb County and Marietta school districts to quickly pivot to online learning. Both have since committed to offering students the option to continue learning virtually when the 2020-21 school year begins in August.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!