Gwinnett County residents are being ordered to not only bundle up in their homes, but to stay in them, until 11:59 p.m. on April 13 because of the outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19.
ATLANTA — Georgia House Speaker David Ralston cast serious doubts Friday that the state will be able to afford either a teacher pay raise or an income tax cut because of the coronavirus pandemic’s economic impact.
ATLANTA - Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is asking Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to delay the May 19 primaries because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Brian Kemp and members of his coronavirus task force will address Georgia residents during a rare televised town hall that will be shared by TV stations across the state tonight.
Gwinnett County commission Chairwoman Charlotte Nash signed an order makes changes to trash collection operations in unincorporated parts of the county amid the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19.
Restaurants in Gwinnett County must close their dining rooms and certain non-essential businesses must close all together if they have not already done so, because of the pandemic outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19, Gwinnett Commission Chairwoman Charlotte Nash ordered on Wednesday.
Gov. Brian Kemp will issue an executive order today, mandating the Georgia Department of Public Health to require vulnerable populations to stay in their homes for the next two weeks because of the outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19.
Officials in Peachtree Corners and Lilburn declared states of emergency in recent days, joining a growing list of Gwinnett County cities who have done so as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 continues to spread in Georgia and around the world.
U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., has found herself having to defend stock sales that occurred as she was receiving briefings on the coronavirus outbreak, and just before the stock market took a sharp downward turn.
Six more Gwinnett cities have declared states of emergency as the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 continues to spread in Georgia.
Gwinnett County officials issued a warning on Friday that mandatory business and park closures could be coming if places such as gyms, entertainment venues, personal care establishments, restaurants and even Gwinnett residents don't voluntarily take steps to contain the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19.
Peachtree Corners is significantly scaling back operations at its City Hall, but will not totally close it to the public as other communities have done during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19.
The city of Lawrenceville is temporarily shutting down all facilities at noon Friday as part of the city's efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19.
A state of emergency exists in Suwanee because of the outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 and several businesses in the city must close as a result, Mayor Jimmy Burnette has declared.
Sugar Hill leaders will meet Friday morning to consider declaring a state of emergency in the city amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19.
An announcement from state Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, that he had tested positive for the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 sent shockwaves through the Georgia Senate Wednesday night, triggering Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan to go into self-quarantine and a call from Senate leaders for the entire chamber to do the same.
Gov. Brian Kemp is calling on Georgians to hold off on getting tested for the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 if they can so vulnerable populations, health workers and first responders can be prioritized for testing.
The Lawrenceville City council voted Wednesday afternoon to declare a state of emergency in the city, authorizing city leaders to take extraordinary measures to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 and help businesses affected by the outbreak.
Gwinnett County officials announced they will take precautionary steps to ensure the safety of most county government buildings in the Lawrenceville area by closing them for much of the next week because of the outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19.
Gwinnett County Public Schools will allow more school support staff and district-level staff to work from home starting Wednesday.
Northside Hospital and Eastside Medical Center have instituted new measures to limit access to their campuses in an effort to prevent the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 from spreading to their patients.
Gov. Brian Kemp issued a call to Georgians on Tuesday to support the American Red Cross as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread around the world.
Georgia is seeing a rise in price gouging amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19, Gov. Brian Kemp told reporters during a video conference call on Tuesday.
The ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 is continuing to slow down operations in Gwinnett's cities as municipal officials make moves to slow the disease's spread.
All schools in Georgia will be closed for the remainder of March because of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday night.
Citing pressing business matters, Gwinnett County Commission Chairwoman Charlotte Nash confirmed to the Daily Post that the county's Board of Commissioners will still hold some of the public meetings it had scheduled for Tuesday.
ATLANTA — The General Assembly ratified Gov. Brian Kemp’s public health emergency declaration Monday in a one-day special session that took several hours longer than expected.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger postponed Georgia's upcoming Democratic Presidential Preference Primary on Saturday, pushing it back nearly two months because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Churches around Georgia are being asked by state officials to cancel worship services and residents are encouraged to engage in social distancing after the state saw its largest 24-hour increase in the number of new cases of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19, Gov. Brian Kemp announced as he declared a public health emergency on Saturday morning.
Hours after he declared a public health emergency in Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp announced he has issued an executive order to call up the Georgia National Guard to help the state handle the outbreak of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., will hold a telephone town hall to discuss the coronavirus outbreak on Monday and Rep. Jody Hice has closed his Washington D.C. office because of the virus.
The wheels of justice and other parts of government began grinding to a halt in Gwinnett County on Friday as concerns grew about the spread of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 and President Donald Trump declared a national state of emergency.
Georgia is building a new facility in the middle part of the state to house quarantined patients who have tested positive for the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19, Gov. Brian Kemp's office announced on Friday.
Gov. Brian Kemp urged Georgia residents to “come up with a game plan” for protecting their elderly loved ones and those with chronic health issues as concerns mount over a potential outbreak of coronavirus in the state.
Amid growing concerns about COVID-19 schools have been closing, sporting events have been called off and some community celebrations have been scuttled or forced to take extra health-related precautions.
Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan and Speaker of the House David Ralston announced on Thursday that the legislative session will be suspended after Friday, and remain on hiatus until an undetermined date.
Gov. Brian Kemp notified the General Assembly Wednesday he is adding $100 million to this year’s state budget to deal with the impacts of coronavirus on Georgia.
On Feb. 29, 12 middle and high school girls from around Gwinnett County participated in the second annual Miss Incredible Pageant at Peachtree Ridge High School, where they had the opportunity to participate in everything from an evening gown walk to the crowning of the winner in front of fr…
Qualifying week for county, state and federal offices brought some surprises and fulfilled some expectations as voters found out who will be on the ballot in the May 19 general primary election.
In the span of six days, Gwinnett County Democrats saw their options for president drop by five candidates — just as early voting for the March 24 presidential preference primary began this past week.
ATLANTA -- Georgia Democrats are off to a strong start in their bid to build on the electoral gains they made in congressional and legislative races two years ago.
State Representative Angelika Kausche (D-Johns Creek) has introduced legislation that would call for a House Study Committee on Increasing Access to Pre-K and After-School Programs.
Legislation introduced into the state Senate this week is calling for more sunshine when lawmakers draw new congressional and legislative district maps next year based on the 2020 Census.
The Gwinnett Place and Sugarloaf CIDs announce a Commission District 1 candidates forum, state Sen. Sally Harrell and Rep. Beth Moore are planning a town hall meeting and county commission candidate Laurie McClain is preparing to host a campaign reception.
ATLANTA -- Legislation aimed at speeding up the deployment of broadband service in rural Georgia cleared a state Senate committee this week.
Fulton County will be holding early voting for the Presidential Preference Primary and Special Election through March 20 at 21 locations, including one polling place in Johns Creek.
Matt DeReimer announced earlier this week that he filed paperwork to run as a Republican for the county commission District 3 seat currently held by Commissioner Tommy Hunter.
John Moye, who has lived in Gwinnett County since 2014, is one of several candidates running for the Gwinnett County Commission District 3 seat, which is currently held by Commissioner Tommy Hunter.
A federal District Court judge rejected a request from civil rights groups who were seeking to force Gwinnett County to open its satellite early voting sites this week for the presidential preference primary election.