If you’ve ever visited Savannah, you know there are a lot of historical tours in the city. One of the newest tours in Savannah is also one of its most timely.

GPB's Benjamin Payne has the story: 

This week on Athens News Matters, public health expert Grace Bagwell Adams joins Martin Matheny to discuss the surge of the Omicron Variant in the United States and our community.

As COVID-19 cases rise, Clarke County School District students are back in the classroom today after their holiday break. The return to in-person learning comes as the district reports some 170 cases so far this month. If that trend continues, the number could surpass the record-high 508 cases reported last August as the Delta variant hit the community.

The Health Report: Health Stories of 2021

Jan 6, 2022

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss some of the top Georgia health care stories of 2021.


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  “My position has remained the same, I believe the United States constitution grants the citizens of our state the right to carry a firearm without state government approval,” said Governor Brian Kemp at an event on Wednesday.

During an event at a gun superstore in Smyrna, Governor Brian Kemp announced on Wednesday that he plans to back new state legislation that would allow residents to carry open and concealed weapons without a license, a policy dubbed “constitutional carry” by its supporters.