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Georgia COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations rise again

ATLANTA (AP) — COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations continue to rise rapidly in Georgia, with some hospitals voicing concern as they fill with patients infected with the virus. The state Department of Public Health on Tuesday reported 9,100 new positive tests, but said that number included new reports dating back until...
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Athens becomes third major city in Georgia to reinstitute a mask mandate

ATHENS, Ga. - The city of Athens has become the third major Georgia city to reinstitute a mask mandate. The Athens-Clarke County commission voted to reemploy the mask policy shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday during their regular meeting. Mayor Kelly Girtz said it would be indoors only, including government buildings,...
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Judge deems Georgia's anti-BDS law unconstitutional

Georgia's anti-BDS law, which has been on the books since April 26, 2016, has recently been imperiled by a lawsuit filed against it. The law was initially signed by Nathan Deal, who was governor at the time, and it stipulated that "any person or company contracting with the state for services valued at $1,000 or more must agree not to boycott Israel."
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Doctors concerned about delta variant in Middle Georgia

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Covid cases are on the rise at Middle Georgia hospitals. This comes several weeks after Coliseum, now Piedmont Macon, announced it had zero COVID patients. Hospital leaders didn’t give an exact number of COVID patients they have right now but did say the number of patients has doubled in the last week.
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Georgia Rental Assistance Available

If you’re a Georgia renter who has fallen behind on rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may qualify for assistance. The Georgia Rental Assistance Program can provide up to 12 months of rental assistance and utility assistance, paid directly to landlords and service providers on behalf of tenants.
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More Georgians getting vaccinated as Delta variant cases rise

ATLANTA — A rise in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths had led to a modest increase in daily vaccinations, according to state data. The number of people receiving a vaccine dose has increased by 44% over the past two weeks compared to the previous two weeks, according to figures from the Georgia Department of Public Health. On average, that means an extra 6,000 Georgians are getting a vaccine dose per day.
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ROCKDALE COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT STATE OF GEORGIA

ROCKDALE COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT STATE OF GEORGIA In re the Name Change of Child(ren) Sawyer Lynch Summer Johnson Petitioner, vs. ___ Respondent Civil Action Number: 2021-CV-2018M NOTICE OF PETITION TO CHANGE NAME(S) OF MINOR CHILD(REN) Summer Johnson filed a Petition in the Rockdale County Superior Court on __, 20__, to change the name(s) of the following minor child(ren) from: Sawyer Gray Lynch to Sawyer Gray Johnson. Any interested party has the right to appear in this case and file objections within the time prescribed in O.C.G.A. 19-12-1(f)(2)and (3). Dated: 7/23/21 /s/ Petitioner, Pro se Name: Summer Johnson Address: 2435 Hi Roc Rd, Conyers, GA 30012 916-43253 8/4 11 18 25 2021.