Election Fallout, AMC Theatres, Officers Fired: News Nearby

Kathleen Sturgeon

There was plenty of news across Georgia on Wednesday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of the top stories from the past 24 hours.

3rd Highest GA Daily Death Toll From Coronavirus Set Tuesday

Georgia recorded its third highest 24-hour death tool from the coronavirus on Tuesday after 77 people died, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

GA Primary Election Fallout: What Went Wrong?

Tuesday's primary election in Georgia was a recipe for disaster: a pandemic, new voting machines and crowds of voters spurred by protests.

2 More ATL Officers Fired After Incident With College Students

Two more Atlanta police officers were fired Wednesday for use of excessive force on college students.

Former DeKalb High School Football Player Drowns

A Tucker High School 2019 graduate drowned in a lake Monday, according to authorities.

Sheriff: Woman Charged With Murder After Faking Husband’s Suicide

Investigators say that results of a GBI autopsy confirmed a gunshot wound to the head was not self-inflicted.

GA Primary: Raffensperger To Investigate Votes In Fulton, DeKalb

Georgia's Republican secretary of state will look into poll problems in Fulton and DeKalb counties, both dominated by Democrats.

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This article originally appeared on the Sandy Springs Patch