Happy Monday Morning, Georgia! There are 18 days until Christmas, but the news in Georgia hasn’t slowed down. Here’s your rundown of what’s new under the Georgia sun.
You may have missed:
Catch up on these stories you may have missed over the weekend.
- Kelly Loeffler and Raphael Warnock had a senate debate last night. John Ossoff debated an empty podium after Sen. David Perdue declined the invitation to debate.
- Brian Kemp won’t call the Georgia legislature into a special session at Donald Trump’s request. Here’s why.
- On Saturday, there were gunshots at Lenox Mall. Turns out there was no active shooting, just an accidental misfire.
- A homeless man was killed by Savannah Police.
- The search continues for a Georgia man who has been missing since late October.
- Yes, we know you’re tired of hearing about it, but coronavirus is still infecting people in Georgians and it is happening at an alarming rate.
Expect more news about the Nov. 3 election and the Jan. 5 Senate runoff. The Georgia Secretary of State is holding a news conference at 9:30 a.m.
It’s going to be cold today. The high will be about 45 degrees and the low will be 28 degrees. Temperatures may dip below freezing in the overnight hours. It might be a good night to fire up your fireplace and drink hot chocolate.
Georgia is on the verge of hitting 9,000 coronavirus deaths. The current death toll in the state stands at 8,971. The state also has 2,448 ICU beds in use and is at 83.3% capacity for ICU beds. The state is at 80.2% capacity for all hospital beds.
Quote of the Day:
“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” -Abraham Lincoln