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IT TAKES TWO SECONDS TO SHARE and it could help find Lacie Langley. Please call 911 if you know anything that can help h...
04/26/2020
Deputies searching for missing Winder girl

IT TAKES TWO SECONDS TO SHARE and it could help find Lacie Langley. Please call 911 if you know anything that can help her get back home safely.

If you have seen Lacie Langley, please call 911.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Georgia has 23,401 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Five more people have died since Saturday night, bri...
04/26/2020
Georgia coronavirus cases now at 23,401 with 912 deaths reported

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Georgia has 23,401 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Five more people have died since Saturday night, bringing the number of deaths in the state to 912.

As of Sunday, the number of cases had risen to 23,401, while the number of coronavirus-related deaths is now at 912, an increase of five from Saturday. Officials say 4,359 patients are hospitalized due to the virus.

JUST IN: Deputies say an argument between two people outside the Georgia home turned deadly after a stabbing and cardiac...
04/26/2020
Sheriff: Man killed after fight outside Acworth home

JUST IN: Deputies say an argument between two people outside the Georgia home turned deadly after a stabbing and cardiac arrest.

Deputies say an argument against two people turned into a deadly stabbing outside an Acworth home.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Please join us in wishing first lady Melania Trump a happy 50th birthday today! 🎂
04/26/2020

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Please join us in wishing first lady Melania Trump a happy 50th birthday today! 🎂

RECORD PUPS: A record litter of 21 puppies was born at a hospital during the COVID-19 crisis.
04/26/2020
Dog gives birth to litter of 21 puppies

RECORD PUPS: A record litter of 21 puppies was born at a hospital during the COVID-19 crisis.

A record litter of 21 puppies was born at an Australian hospital during the COVID-19 crisis.

WARNING: The FDA warned doctors against prescribing a malaria drug touted by President Trump for treating the new corona...
04/26/2020
FDA warns of heart risks with Trump-promoted malaria drug

WARNING: The FDA warned doctors against prescribing a malaria drug touted by President Trump for treating the new coronavirus except in hospitals and research studies.

The warning comes as doctors at a New York hospital published a report that heart rhythm abnormalities developed in most of 84 coronavirus patients treated with hydroxychloroquine and the antibiotic azithromycin, a combo Trump has promoted.

VIRTUAL PROM: Rome High School took a creative approach and decided to host a virtual prom for its students Saturday nig...
04/26/2020
Rome High School creates virtual prom for students

VIRTUAL PROM: Rome High School took a creative approach and decided to host a virtual prom for its students Saturday night.

Rome High School hosted a virtual prom for its students Saturday night.

The World Health Organization said there was currently “no evidence” that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and ha...
04/26/2020
'No evidence' that recovered COVID-19 patients cannot be reinfected: W.H.O.

The World Health Organization said there was currently “no evidence” that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second coronavirus infection.

The World Health Organization (WHO) says that there was currently “no evidence” that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second coronavirus infection.

COVID-19 GLOBAL IMPACT: The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 200,000 on Saturday.
04/26/2020
Researchers: Global death toll from COVID-19 surpasses 200,000

COVID-19 GLOBAL IMPACT: The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 200,000 on Saturday.

The worldwide death toll topped 200,000, according to a tally compiled by John Hopkins University from government figures. The actual death toll is believed to be far higher.

#BREAKING: The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office are searching for a body in Lake Allatoona.
04/26/2020
Crews search for body in Lake Allatoona

#BREAKING: The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office are searching for a body in Lake Allatoona.

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office began a search Saturday for a body in Lake Allatoona.

FROMM DRAFTED: After declaring for the NFL Draft following his junior season, former UGA quarterback Jake Fromm had to w...
04/26/2020
Fromm drafted by Bills in fifth round

FROMM DRAFTED: After declaring for the NFL Draft following his junior season, former UGA quarterback Jake Fromm had to wait until the fifth round for his name to be called.

After declaring for the NFL Draft following his junior season, quarterback Jake Fromm waited for his name to be called until the fifth round on Saturday.

WORLD PENGUIN DAY: A trio of SeaWorld Orlando's adorable Magellanic Penguins got free rein to roam the park while it's c...
04/25/2020
SeaWorld penguins tour the park in celebration of World Penguin Day

WORLD PENGUIN DAY: A trio of SeaWorld Orlando's adorable Magellanic Penguins got free rein to roam the park while it's closed during the coronavirus pandemic.

Scout, Delta and Pippa enjoyed a Saturday out of their enclosure going on a great adventure around the Orlando theme park.

#BREAKING: The number of cases had risen to 23,216, while the number of coronavirus-related deaths is now at 907. Offici...
04/25/2020
Georgia coronavirus cases now at 23,216 with 907 deaths reported

#BREAKING: The number of cases had risen to 23,216, while the number of coronavirus-related deaths is now at 907. Officials say 4,353 patients are hospitalized due to the virus.

As of Saturday, the number of cases had risen to 23,216, with the number of coronavirus-related deaths is now at 907, an increase of eight. Officials say 4,353 patients are hospitalized due to the virus.

HEARTWARMING: Nicole said she wants a quarantine birthday every year because of how much fun her special day was. ❤️🎂
04/25/2020
Woodstock teen with special needs gets birthday surprise

HEARTWARMING: Nicole said she wants a quarantine birthday every year because of how much fun her special day was. ❤️🎂

A Woodstock teen with special needs got a wonderful birthday surprise that left her family crying tears of joy on Friday.

FALCONS DRAFT: With their first Day 3 selection, the Falcons drafted Fresno State linebacker Mykal Walker No. 119 overal...
04/25/2020
NFL Draft Day 3: Falcons start with addressing LB need

FALCONS DRAFT: With their first Day 3 selection, the Falcons drafted Fresno State linebacker Mykal Walker No. 119 overall.

Atlanta started Day 3 with just three picks, with two in round four (No. 119 and No. 143 overall) and one in round seven (No. 228 overall).

JUST IN: Japanese media is claiming North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is in a vegetative state following a stent procedu...
04/25/2020
Kim Jong Un is in 'vegetative state', Japanese media claims

JUST IN: Japanese media is claiming North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is in a vegetative state following a stent procedure earlier this week.

Kim Jong Un’s health appears could be more serious than initially believed, according to multiple reports.

#BREAKING: Over 900 people in Georgia have died from the coronavirus. The number of confirmed cases in the state is now ...
04/25/2020
Georgia coronavirus cases now at 22,695 with 904 deaths reported

#BREAKING: Over 900 people in Georgia have died from the coronavirus. The number of confirmed cases in the state is now at 22,695.

As of Saturday, the number of cases had risen to 22,695, which is up 204 cases from the previous day. The number of coronavirus-related deaths is now at 904, an increase of five. Officials say 4,326 patients are hospitalized due to the virus.

04/25/2020
Glowing Dolphins in Newport Beach

SPECTACULAR SIGHTING 😍🐬 The Pacific Ocean is providing a spectacular living light show in California these days. These dolphins were spotted gliding through the bioluminescent waves! STORY: https://bit.ly/3cR25bv
VIDEO: Patrick Coyne/Newport Coastal Adventure

Barber Michael Smith knows the dangers of COVID-19 all too well after surviving a case of the deadly virus. Now he says ...
04/25/2020
Georgia barber staying closed after surviving COVID-19

Barber Michael Smith knows the dangers of COVID-19 all too well after surviving a case of the deadly virus. Now he says he's "in disbelief" at the decision to let barbers like him open back up.

A barber for more than 30-years, Michael Smith said he strongly disagrees with Governor Brian Kemp's decision to allow barbershops, including his own, to reopen Friday.

FREE COFFEE: Starbucks is extending its offer of free coffee to first responders and health care workers through May 31....
04/25/2020
Starbucks serves 1 million free coffees to front-line workers, extends offer through May 31

FREE COFFEE: Starbucks is extending its offer of free coffee to first responders and health care workers through May 31. So far, they have served more than a million cups of free coffee to local heroes.

Starbucks announced Thursday that the company would be extending its current free coffee offer to front-line workers and first responders through the end of May.

PASS/FAIL OPTION? Universities are finishing out the school year with digital learning, but for college students living ...
04/25/2020
Rural Georgia university students seek pass/fail grading option due to Wi-Fi challenges

PASS/FAIL OPTION? Universities are finishing out the school year with digital learning, but for college students living in rural parts of the state, the lack of reliable internet has put a strain on their workload.

Universities are finishing out the school year with digital learning, but for college students living in rural parts of the state, the lack of reliable internet has put a strain on their workload.

#STAYHOME MOVEMENT: Flanked by several members of Atlanta's Black clergy leaders, Rev. Timothy McDonald called on black ...
04/25/2020
Pastors, activists target black community in #StayHome movement

#STAYHOME MOVEMENT: Flanked by several members of Atlanta's Black clergy leaders, Rev. Timothy McDonald called on black churches to remain closed as the state reopens during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Flanked by several members of Atlanta's Black clergy leaders, Rev. Timothy McDonald called on black churches to remain closed as the state reopens during the COVID-19 pandemic.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELP: Newly released numbers of domestic violence cases in Georgia show it is on the rise. How you can...
04/25/2020
Cobb County resource center helping to those in domestic violence situations

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELP: Newly released numbers of domestic violence cases in Georgia show it is on the rise. How you can help and how you can be helped...

Newly released numbers of domestic violence cases in Georgia have been released. FOX 5 News has been reporting for more than a month on the rise in domestic violence due to people staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

TO OPEN OR NOT TO OPEN: Despite being given a green light to reopen, some restaurants are still on the fence as others a...
04/25/2020
Some businesses plan to reopen dining room Monday, others still deciding

TO OPEN OR NOT TO OPEN: Despite being given a green light to reopen, some restaurants are still on the fence as others are moving full steam ahead...

Some Atlanta businesses are preparing to reopen their dining rooms after Governor Kemp gave them the green light earlier this week.

STAYING IN: A Democratic Georgia lawmaker who recently endorsed President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he is ...
04/25/2020
Georgia Democrat who endorsed Trump not quitting after all

STAYING IN: A Democratic Georgia lawmaker who recently endorsed President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he is no longer planning to resign and will instead serve the remainder of his term.

A Democratic Georgia lawmaker who recently endorsed President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he is no longer planning to resign and will instead serve the remainder of his term.

CHURCH FIRE: State investigators join the investigation into a fire at a church in Coweta County.
04/25/2020
Coweta County church fire under investigation

CHURCH FIRE: State investigators join the investigation into a fire at a church in Coweta County.

State officials are now joining the investigation of a church fire in Coweta County.

OUTBREAK AT SEA: Navy officials said at least 18 members of the crew of a destroyer, the USS Kidd, have tested positive ...
04/25/2020
Another Navy warship at sea reports a coronavirus outbreak

OUTBREAK AT SEA: Navy officials said at least 18 members of the crew of a destroyer, the USS Kidd, have tested positive and it expects the number to grow.

Another Navy ship at sea has reported a coronavirus outbreak and is returning to port, the Navy said Friday.

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Hi my name is Tiffany and I work at a cleaners and Umma reaching out for some help in need of equipment such as white all over suits and gloves,mask and kemp give permission for business to open back up
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Wow you guys rock❤❤#thanks for making quarantine easier
Can yall find out more about this.....so sad, 4 Officers were killed
why why why cant you all just report some good news about the reopening.. .why cant you say IT JUST MIGHT WORK.. why do you have to report every single blasted thing as doom and gloom...it might work...... cant you be hopeful.. would it kill you all to be hopeful just once... you reported this entire pandemic with nothing but fear and death... you choose the wrong words all the time... yes people are dieing but a whole lot more are surviving and fact is most people just get a bad upper respiratory infection... yal say it like everyone that gets covid19 is going to die.. im so sick of your reporting and so are a bunch of people... cant you just post good news why is everything that happens bad news... so wrong
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Ramadan Kareem To All Georgians Out There. May Allah's blessings be upon us all Ameen. Together Let's Kick Corona Virus Away From Our Planet #StayHomeStaySafe#
call me if you want accurate forecast as you guys in ATL always miss on north ga. it's like you are looking at a different state. oh well on to the 4th one for weather now see how they do...it's become my laugh of the day while sheltering in....thanks lol
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