Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Sunday he has not seen any spikes in new coronavirus cases in states that recently reopened "non-essential" businesses.
In a 6-2 decision on Thursday, the Supreme Court decided that the upcoming June election for a seat on the high court need not be held.
"We are confident that any investigation will ultimately show that our office acted appropriately under the circumstance," Glynn County District Attorney Jackie Johnson said.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is seeking to eradicate wild populations of Argentine black and white tegu it says has settled in Toombs and Tattnall counties.
"Wow – an unsigned note left on the street corner where #AhmaudArbery was shot and killed," wrote Kelly Wiley of News4Jax. "The note read "Ahmaud, I am so sorry. I should have stopped them. I am so sorry.'"
Though Governor Brian Kemp has permitted places of worship to reopen with additional guidelines in place to mitigate spread of the new coronavirus, some religious leaders have continued to offer services exclusively online.
The poll showed that presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is doing better in the state compared with another internal GOP poll conducted released earlier in May.
One of many online petitions seeking justice for Ahmaud Arbery has acquired close to 1 million signatures since it was created two weeks ago.
Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr requested the GBI launch an investigation into prosecutors previously assigned to Arbery's case on Monday.
Nationwide, the polling found that 56 percent of Americans believed their states' governors were handling the restrictions "about right."
"Why would you videotape it? Why didn't he do anything to help? Why didn't he reach out right after the shooting?" Wanda Cooper-Jones asked.
Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr on Monday appointed District Attorney Joyette Holmes to lead the case in the fatal February 23 shooting of Ahmaud Arbery.
The 12-year-old victim was found with a gunshot wound to his chest by Griffin Police Department officers who responded to 608 Hammock Street in the city at about 7:40 p.m. on Saturday.
Rashawn Smith, 20, was arrested in Midway, Georgia and charged with the Dissemination of Information Relating to Terroristic Acts.
Attorney General Chris Carr on Sunday requested the DOJ to conduct the investigation surrounding the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery.
The Kentucky senator offered his condolences to the family of Ahmaud Arbery Saturday and called for the U.S. justice system do better in the wake of the February shooting death of the Georgia jogger.
A Department of Justice spokesperson told Newsweek that the Federal Bureau of Investigation "has said it's assisting" with the local probe.
Protestors demand the resignation of two district attorneys, Jackie Johnson and George Barnhill, after they recused themselves from the Ahmaud Arbery investigation.
On what would have Ahmaud Arbery's 26th birthday, more than 690,000 sign a petition demanding for justice while others attend rallies in Georgia and Florida.
Two suspects were arrested Thursday by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in the murder of black Georgia jogger Ahmaud Arbery, an event Georgia Governor Brian Kemp called "horrific."
Arbery's attorney Ben Crump told Newsweek that they are now trying to "engage with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations, and let them know that there is probable cause to arrest these killers."
"No one has the right to pursue, attack and kill an unarmed, non-threatening individual. Ahmaud's voice will be heard," the petition says.
"His White assailants were allowed to roam free *for months* after lynching him," the progressive congresswoman tweeted.
Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was shot while jogging in Georgia in February.
The NAACP referred to the killing of the 25-year-old black jogger as a "modern-day lynching."
The new ads from the sitting senator fight allegations that she and her husband profited off of insider trading just before the coronavirus epidemic hit the stock market.
All eyes are on Georgia, but it'll likely be a while before the success or failure of its reopening plan can be accurately analyzed.
In an efforts to maintain social distancing, the state's Department of Driver Services (DDS) can no longer have an employee monitoring an applicant from inside the same vehicle during a road test.
The coronavirus death toll in Georgia has now surpassed 1,000, amid the state's reopening plans.