ATLANTA—Emory Healthcare and DeKalb Medical are close to completing their strategic partnership, initiated through a letter of intent signed in November 2017. The Federal Trade Commission has approved the partnership, and the application will now be filed with the Georgia Attorney General. Pending the Attorney General's review and approval, the deal is anticipated to close within 100 days, and DeKalb Medical will be part of the Emory Healthcare system.

Drivers will no longer be allowed to hold or support a phone with their body starting July 1

(STATESBORO) -  Governor Nathan Deal made Georgia the 16th state in the nation to enact a law banning drivers from having a cellphone in their hand when he signed House Bill 673 Wednesday afternoon in Statesboro.

Join in the reading fun as Gwinnett County Public Schools officially launches its second Book Mobile. An official ribbon-cutting is part of a fun-filled weekend at the Barnes & Noble location in Peachtree Corners (5141 Peachtree Parkway), including performances by school groups (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and tours of the Book Mobile (noon to 2:30 p.m.) on Saturday.