There was plenty of news across Georgia on Friday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of the top stories from the past 24 hours.
Almost all residents of three group-care homes in Gwinnett County have contracted COVID-19, and 49 people between them have died, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Gov. Brian Kemp has eased the majority of coronavirus measures, including for restaurants, movie theaters, live events and conventions.
Johns Creek Police Chief Chris Byers was asked to take time from the job after he criticized online the Black Lives Matter movement.
Police said a woman trying to grab clothes out of a clothing donation bin got trapped and suffocated.
Georgia Power donated $20,000 to the Atlanta BeltLine Project to support its efforts to "elevate Atlanta as a globally competitive city."
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