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.
The new petition comes two months after another petition argued that Wheeler — named for a Confederate general — should change its name.
A news release posted Monday to Georgia's health-department website pointed out how case numbers have dropped from a peak in late July.
The DeKalb County Board of Health has confirmed its first human case of West Nile virus infection in the county for the year.
Mercedes-Benz USA donated backpacks before the first day of school Monday.
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