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Kemp, a Republican, said the executive order follows “weeks of dramatically increased violent crime and property destruction in the City of Atlanta.” The governor’s statement says more than 30 Georgians were wounded by gunfire over the extended holiday weekend, including five people who died. One of the five deaths was that of an 8-year-old girl …

His decision has pit him against mayors from several cities, including Atlanta, Augusta and Savannah. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called his announcement perplexing for a state battling a virus that’s killed nearly 900 residents and sickened about 22,000 others. Nationwide, the death toll is approaching 50,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University. “When I …

Customer service agent April Brown wears a protective mask and gloves as she helps people at the baggage claim at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport last month. John Bazemore/AP hide caption toggle caption John Bazemore/AP Customer service agent April Brown wears a protective mask and gloves as she helps people at the baggage claim at Hartsfield-Jackson …

The announcement from Kemp (R), who was among the last of the nation’s governors to impose a statewide stay-at-home directive, caused blowback from public health experts, who said the state did not yet meet the criteria issued by the White House, and set up a potential confrontation with the mayor of Atlanta and leaders from …

The state will deploy more than 100 Georgia National Guardsmen to assisted-living facilities and nursing homes with coronavirus cases to help limit exposure to the disease among the most vulnerable residents. Gov. Brian Kemp announced the deployment Tuesday as the state’s long-term care system is starting to feel strains from the pandemic. More than 30 …

0 BREAKING: Kemp to order mandatory evacuations of Georgia coast Monday BRUNSWICK, Ga. – Channel 2 Action News has learned that Gov. Kemp plans to issue mandatory evacuation orders for the Georgia coast Monday morning.  The mandatory evacuation effects six coastal counties (Glynn, Chatham, Liberty, McIntosh, Bryan, and Camden) east of I-95 starting at noon.  …