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.
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.
Tuesday's primary election in Georgia was a recipe for disaster: a pandemic, new voting machines and crowds of voters spurred by protests.
- Black Voters Plan Next Steps After 2020 GA Primary Election
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Georgia's Republican secretary of state will look into poll problems in Fulton and DeKalb counties, both dominated by Democrats.
Two more police officers were fired Wednesday for use of excessive force on college students.
A Tucker High School 2019 graduate drowned in a lake Monday, according to authorities.
Investigators say that results of a GBI autopsy confirmed a gunshot wound to the head was not self-inflicted.
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