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Millions more Georgians will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine as of this Thursday, March 25th, when the state will open vaccine eligibility to all Georgians over the age of 16. The announcement came from Governor Brian Kemp at a late afternoon press conference on Tuesday.

Clarke County School District

Yesterday, Superintendent Dr. Thomas announced that Clarke County Schools will resume full-time, in-person instruction beginning on April 12th.

While full-time virtual learning remains an option, students who want to attend school in person will have to do so full-time following Spring Break.

In a statement released on Monday, Dr. Thomas explained that the full reopening was the result of consistently low numbers of COVID-19 positive cases in schools. Also, the majority of district staff will have received both doses of the Pfizer vaccine by the time spring break is over

The University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine will be hosting a one-hour vaccine Q&A this Friday, March 26th, at 1 PM via Zoom.

A panel of medical experts and researchers will answer lingering questions about the development of COVID-19 vaccines, safety concerns, and whether you should still get the vaccine if you’re already had COVID.

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp today signed a sweeping state income tax cut into law. House Bill 593 would take effect on January 1st. This tax cut will increase the standard deduction from $4,600 to $5,400 for individuals, and from $6,000 to $7,100 for married couples. The governor previously expressed hesitancy over the proposed bill, which passed unanimously in the House, citing concerns it could threaten federal funds although the U.S. Treasury has since stated it won’t.


Hurricane season is still a little while away, but we can expect this year, like last year, to be a busy one. That’s according to Pam Knox, Agricultural Climatologist and Director of the UGA Weather Network.

Knox says last year was a busy one for hurricanes and it’s looking like we can expect a similar situation this year.