Weston Franklin talks commitment to Georgia Tech

Franklin is commit No. 18 for Georgia Tech in the 2021 recruiting cycle adding to a class that rises to No. 34 in the 247Sports Composite Team Rankings. Offensive line coach Brent Key led the charge on the trail and head coach Geoff Collins made a big impact with his presence as well.

2 Georgia men arrested in Alabama prostitution sting

Williams is charged with two counts of drug possession and one felony count of promoting prostitution. He remains jailed with bail set at $30,000. Wright is charged with one count each of unlawful drug possession and felony promoting prostitution. He remains jailed with bail set at $20,000.

Reopening Plans for Georgia’s Public Universities Are Under Fire from Students and Faculty

Though the documents don’t reveal what, if any, action the Board of Regents ultimately took in response to the letter, they add weight to critics’ contention that the university system may be prioritizing profit over the health of its students as it plans to reopen campuses with in-person instruction, even as the pandemic ravages the […]

‘We learn more when we’re alive’: University of Georgia students and professors stage a ‘DIE-in’ with fake tombstones to protest the college’s re-opening plans – as the state’s COVID-19 cases hit 216,596

A spokesperson for the university said that preparations for the fall semester began in April, and the school ‘is deeply committed to the health and safety of students, faculty and staff, and continues to follow COVID-19 guidance from the Georgia Department of Public Health and the CDC.’ 

Georgia board approves online absentee ballot request portal

The rule authorizing the creation of the online absentee ballot request portal was an emergency rule, meaning it took effect immediately after the vote and will remain in effect for six months, Germany said. That means that the board would have to vote again to reauthorize the online request portal to make it permanent.

Over 900 in Georgia district quarantine as high school shut

And Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton extended a statewide judicial emergency through Sept. 10. That means jury trials and most grand jury proceedings remain prohibited, but his order says a task force is looking at how those proceedings could be safely held, including the possibility of holding them remotely.

More than 900 students and staff in Georgia school district told to quarantine after reopening last week

His message came as a high school in nearby Paulding County faced heavy scrutiny over viral photos that showed a packed hallway last week when it reopened. North Paulding High School had to shut down after several students and staff members tested positive for the virus. 

Georgia governor, first lady unveil anti-trafficking plans

“Together we have made great strides to raise awareness and tackle this issue head on. But there’s still more work to be done,” Marty Kemp said. “We must strengthen our laws to hold bad actors accountable and aid our survivors in the path to healing.”

Tankcraft: Building a DARPA tank online for fun and profit

Team Ground Systems wouldn’t have been possible without the VehicleForge and Advanced Vehicle Make tools used for the challenge, developed by a team at Vanderbilt University. The three team members are scattered across the country. Eric Nees is a 2008 graduate of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Indiana, and he works for a defense contractor […]

Tech donations for the community

The hospital leader highly appraises Huawei Vietnam’s donation, saying, “The equipment donated by Huawei Vietnam has enabled the hospital to improve its communication with other healthcare facilities in the fight against the pandemic, assist hospitals in other provinces and cities in training, and to efficiently coordinate with the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and […]