Primary Tuesday, Coronavirus Recovery Data, July 4: 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.

Black Lives Matter Criticized By Johns Creek Police Chief

Johns Creek Police Chief Chris Byers posted online Sunday that he doesn't support Black Lives Matter because it "glorifies" killing police.

Georgia Primary: What Voters Need To Know For Tuesday’s Election

The real battle in Georgia's primary will be for control of Congress, with the presidential candidates a foregone conclusion.

Percentage of Positive Coronavirus Tests Slowly Increasing In GA

With more than 544,000 tests administered for the coronavirus, Georgia's positive rate is 10 percent. A week ago, it was 9 percent.

GA Alters Death Tally, Kemp Touts Care Center Gains: Coronavirus

Gov. Kemp touts 2.8K coronavirus recoveries in care centers; state has seen 1.1K deaths in long-term care facilities.

Fulton Ask Students To Self-Reflect, Treat Others Respectfully

Fulton Superintendent Mike Looney wrote a letter to students asking them to commit to treating peers and teachers with dignity and respect.

GA Aquarium And Six Flags Set To Reopen Next Week

The Georgia Aquarium and Six Flags Over Georgia will reopen mid-June with some restrictions.

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This article originally appeared on the Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch