The extension helps to heal a rift with liberal Democratic lawmakers who were calling on executive action to keep renters in their homes as the delta variant of the coronavirus spread and a prior moratorium lapsed at the end of July.
Clayton County Public Schools said Pointe South Middle School and North Clayton High School will remain virtual for at least the remainder of the week.
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The organizers of Dragon Con, the Southeast’s largest multi-media and pop culture convention, announced this weekend several changes to how it will hold the in-person event this Labor Day weekend in light of the city of Atlanta’s mask mandate including the parade.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Monday it will extend an order under Title 42 which expels noncitizen migrants and prohibits asylum-seekers from entering the U.S. in an effort to stop further spread of COVID-19.
Recent data from the CDC shows that less than 1% of breakthrough COVID-19 cases have led to hospitalization — and the percentage is even smaller for breakthrough COVID-19 cases that led to to death.
Some travelers said they had waited upwards of 12 hours just to get to a Spirit Airlines representative to reschedule their flights.
Fulton County will be reopening its COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance to help thousands of residents with rent and overdue utility bills starting Monday at noon.
Louisiana is reenacting a statewide mask mandate for both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents across all indoor locations, including schools and colleges.
Cheyney University, the nation’s oldest historically Black college, has announced that it will erase unpaid student bills since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Northeast Georgia Health System Chief of Staff Dr. Deepak Aggarwal is urging all eligible Georgians to get vaccinated amid the spike in COVID cases at area hospitals in recent weeks.
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Target will once again require employees in some areas to wear face coverings as COVID-19 cases soar across the United States.
Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Monday that he is being placed under quarantine for 10 days after contracting COVID-19, despite being vaccinated.
Starting Monday, all Publix employees will be required to wear masks, and Walmart employees will be required to wear face coverings if they work in areas with high infection rates. It remains optional for customers.
DeKalb County Judge Asha Jackson signed an emergency judicial order creating a countywide moratorium on evictions for 60 days, following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moratorium expiration.
The nation’s top infectious disease expert is warning that more “pain and suffering” is ahead as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get inoculated.
Millions of Americans are at risk of losing their homes now that the federal eviction moratorium has expired.
A lawsuit alleges the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department misspent more than $4.6 million in federal coronavirus relief funding.
A nationwide eviction moratorium for renters is set to expire Saturday night, after the House of Representatives adjourned for August recess without passing an extension.