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Closer Look: Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr Shares His Top 2020 Priorities; Advocates For Students With Dyslexia Call For More Funding And Resour Monday, February 24, 2020 on "Closer Look with Rose Scott:" 0:00: "Closer Look” host Rose Scott reports on breaking news that Georgia Secretary of State Raffensperger has set a qualifying period for the 2020 Senate and other special elections today’s primary voting registration deadline in Georgia.

Scott Cochran expected to leave Alabama for Georgia Smart, a close friend of Cochran, had previously tried to hire Cochran when he first became the head coach at Georgia in December 2015. He's expected to get him this time, though.

BREAKING: Wanted Gwinnett caregiver suspected in 2nd woman’s disappearance, police say A Gwinnett County caregiver wanted in connection with the disappearance of a 59-year-old woman is no…

Need a place to stay during Final Four in Atlanta? Some options from Airbnb For those visiting from out of town and looking for a place to stay, Airbnb has plenty of options to check out. Here are a few. » RELATED: Things to do around Atlanta while the Final Four is in town. Near Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Truck driver's lack of tires becomes Georgia police's 'Violation of the Week' Officials say the driver knowingly drove over 5 miles on his rims "because he needed to make it to the mill." The driver, who has not been identified, has his license suspended. "Don't ruin Georgia roads for everyone," the Department of Public Safety said on Facebook.

Family of 5 killed by head-on, wrong-way crash in Georgia Six people, including a family of five from Virginia, were killed during a head-on crash with a wrong-way driver on a Georgia highway, authorities said.

Georgia teacher killed in crash with man driving stolen car, police say She always had an amazing smile, sense of humor, and a determined, unbreakable spirit. She is going to be missed dearly. We would like the community to keep our school and Mrs. Townsend's family in their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time." RELATED: GSP: Man driving stolen car causes deadly crash after police chase.

Georgia football WR Lawrence Cager NFL Combine measurements Georgia wide receiver Lawrence Cager arrived in Indianapolis yesterday for the NFL Combine, and today took part in player measurements along with quarterback Jake Fromm and tight end Charlie Woerner. To read up about Fromm's measurements, click here.

Georgia Peanut Seed Short Course is Wednesday The 2020 Peanut Seed Short Course will be held this Wednesday, February 26th at a new location this year, the Georgia Museum of Agriculture.

17-year-old arrested in death of man found shot in Snellville road He was shot at least once. Investigators said the shooting is believed to be robbery-related and that Robertson and Plummer likely knew each other. RELATED: Police ID man found shot to death in middle of Snellville road. Robertson was booked Friday into the Gwinnett jail, where he remains with no bond.

Georgia man missing for days; bank cards used in Florida - The Coweta County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in finding a man missing for more than a week. John Dax Dunn, 40, was last seen at his home in Coweta County on Feb. 13 around 4:30 p.m. Since then, authorities say his bank cards has made two transactions in Florida; one on Feb.

Wrestling Team and Lincoln Maddux Are State Runners Up Wrestling Team and Lincoln Maddux Are State Runners Up.

Weekend crashes claim lives of teen motorcyclist, 91-year-old man in Cobb "His condition worsened and he was pronounced deceased later in the evening at the hospital," Delk said Monday in a news release. The driver of the Infiniti was also taken to Kennestone with injuries that are not considered life-threatening. The two incidents mark the third and fourth deadly crashes investigated in Cobb since Friday.

Blood On Her Name: A 'Whydunnit' not a 'Whodunnit' An interview with the filmmakers behind the new southern thriller Blood On Her Name.

Ga. 400 lane closures in Forsyth County planned this week Drivers may experience lane closures this week on Ga. 400 as crews work on a bridge project on Pilgrim Mill Road.

Firefighters work to put out blaze at algae biofuel warehouse in Forsyth County Firefighters are working to put out a blaze at the warehouse of an algae biofuel company in a Forsyth County industrial park, officials said. Crews are battling the fire at Algae Energy Inc.'s 71,000-square-foot facility at 2460 Industrial Park Blvd., in south Forsyth, according to Forsyth County Fire Department Division Chief Jason Shivers.

Obituary: Mr. Josh E. Elrod Joshua Edward "Josh" Elrod, age 37, of Menlo, GA, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2020 at his residence. Mr. Elrod was born October 10, 1982 in Rome, Ga, the son of Charles Edward Elrod and the late Phyllis Ann Elrod. He was employed at Metro Boiler Tube as a welder.

Celebrating Georgia-Cote D'Ivoire Cooperation "The great thing about IUGB that we figured out 12 years ago is that bilingualism is going to be an asset," she wrote in an email from Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire's capital, where she and the dean of the IUGB's School of Business presented case studies for African businesses at an e-Learning conference.

House Freedom Caucus chairman endorses Collins's Georgia Senate bid Andy Biggs, the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, endorsed Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas Allen CollinsSunday shows preview: 2020 candidates look to South Carolina Overnight Defense: Seven day 'reduction in violence' starts in Afghanistan - US, Taliban plan to sign peace deal Feb.

WATCH: Georgia basketball highlights, wild celebration after buzzer-beating win at Vanderbilt Georgia basketball senior Tyree Crump hit a long 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Bulldogs to an exciting win at Vanderbilt.

Soul food, pigs’ feet and presidents Bonner believed Southern cooking, the way she'd learned to do while growing up in west-central Georgia, might help restore strength to a president living with paralysis from polio.

Colony entering eastern Georgia with deal for Cadence loan book The company is buying a homebuilder finance portfolio with $47 million in loans and $80 million in commitments.

Widespread rain Monday and Tuesday - Now Habersham The dry weather was nice while it lasted, now, get ready for more rain. The forecast calls for widespread rainfall across Georgia and the Carolinas Monday into Tuesday. Areas in extreme northeast Georgia including Habersham, Rabun, Stephens, Elbert, Franklin, and Hart counties could see between 1.5-2 inches of rainfall.

Endangered Blue Whales Make 'Unprecedented' Comeback to South Georgia Island Researchers recently reported the initial results of three years of expeditions to the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, an important summer feeding ground for whales that became a killing field when the whaling industry discovered it during the first half of the 20th century.

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