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Gov. Brian Kemp said he feels good about Georgia’s current status amid the pandemic, and he has an optimistic outlook as the temperatures cool and flu season begins in earnest.

The race for a hotly contested U.S. Senate seat in Georgia kicked up a notch last week with the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and calls for a Democratic candidate to drop out in favor of the frontrunner.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks locally has continued to rise. On Thursday, Floyd County cases within the past two weeks creeped up toward the 500 mark as the county amassed 475 new COVID-19 infections.

Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation is in the process of removing the dock at Brushy Branch. While the dock was damaged beyond repair, a new dock is on the way. “We realized a few years back that we needed a new dock at Brushy Branch and had it added to the SPLOST,” RFPR Director Todd Wofford sa…

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second Republican senator came out in opposition to filling a vacant Supreme Court seat before the Nov. 3 election while Speaker Nancy Pelosi asserted without details that the Democratic-led House has "options" for stalling or preventing President Donald Trump from quickl…

Nominations are being accepted for the annual program that honors individuals who have worked tirelessly to improve the community through volunteerism.