Use Of Force, Freddy Cole, Nonprofit Van Stolen: News Nearby

Kathleen Sturgeon

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

Delta Employee Makes Elmo Mask For Passenger With Special Needs

A Delta employee wanted to help a passenger with special needs feel comfortable flying. She made him an Elmo face mask.

GA Ends Record-Setting Weekend With 2200 More Coronavirus Cases

For the past week, Georgia has recorded at least 1,000 new daily cases, with 2,207 new cases confirmed Monday.

State Farm Arena Will Turn Into 2020 Election Voting Location

Fulton County and Atlanta Hawks are turning State Farm Arena into a voting precinct for the August Runoff and November's General Elections.

Jazz Musician, Freddy Cole, Brother Of Nat King Cole Dies At 88

The jazz great Freddy Cole, an Atlanta resident, died Saturday, according his manager.

Public Hearing Set For Renaming Streets With Possible KKK Tie

The Sandy Springs City Council hopes to change the names of Lake Forrest Drive and Forrest Lake Drive, removing one "r" in the word Forrest.

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This article originally appeared on the Cumming Patch