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Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Won't Attend Inauguration

(CNN) - Former president Jimmy Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter will not be attending president-elect Biden's inauguration in person. That's according to a spokeswoman for the Carter's. She said while the Carter's will not travel to Washington for…

Senator Perdue To Quarantine Ahead Of Senate Runoff

(CNN) - Republican Senator David Perdue is in quarantine; days before his Georgia run-off election that will determine control of the U.S. Senate. His campaign announced Thursday, he's been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19…

Early Voting In Georgia Runoff Exceeds 2.5 Million

(CNN) - Voters in Georgia have cast more than 2.5 million ballots a week ahead of two run-off elections there. The Senate seats up for grabs; could change control of the chamber from Republican to Democrat. If Democrat Jon…

Biden, Harris To Campaign In Georgia Leading Up To Election

(CNN) - Days after ringing in the New Year; president elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be heading to Georgia to make a final push for Senate Democratic candidates Jon Ossoff and Reverend Raphael Warnock. This will be…

AAA: Georgia Gas Prices Increase 4 Cents At The Pump

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (December 7, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $2.00 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 4 cents more than a week ago, 7 cents…

Kwanza Hall Wins Runoff Election For John Lewis' Seat

(CNN) - Kwanza Hall wins the runoff election in Georgia for the late John Lewis' House seat. Hall, a former Atlanta City Council member, beat former Morehouse College president Robert Franklin. 54% to 46%. The Democrats rose above the…

AAA: Georgia Gas Prices Increase Slightly At The Pump

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (November 30, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  increased slightly at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $1.96 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 1 cent more than a week ago, 1…

Trump Plans To Campaign In Georgia

(CNN) - President Trump is planning to campaign in Georgia ahead of the Senate runoff election. The president is planning to be in Georgia December 5th for a campaign event supporting Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. The…

Georgia Secretary State: Trump Threw Me Under The Bus

(CNN) - Georgia's Secretary of State is calling out president Trump, saying the Commander in Chief threw him under the bus -- despite his support. In a USA Today opinion piece released on Wednesday, Brad Raffensperger says Georgia's election…

Transgender Inmate Suing Georgia Department Of Corrections

Savannah, GA (WTOC) - A transgender woman is suing the Georgia Department of Corrections. She says it failed to protect her from sexual assaults and to provide adequate healthcare. The Southern Poverty Law Center and the Center for Constitutional…

AAA: Minimal Price Changes At The Pump

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (November 23, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  decreased slightly at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $1.95 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 1 cent less than a week ago, 4…

SOME WTVM NEWS LEADER 9 NEWSCASTS WILL BE SEEN ON WLTZ NBC 38

WLTZ NBC 38 is pleased to be able to provide some of the market’s top-rated local newscasts from WTVM News Leader 9 for our audiences starting November 23rd. We continue to explore ways to enhance our offerings and expect more…

Georgia To Conduct Another Recount After Trump Campaign Request

(CNN) - The state of Georgia is set to conduct another recount of its presidential ballots after the Trump campaign requested one Saturday. This comes after the state completed a statewide audit and certified the results on Friday confirming…

Nice Weekend Ahead

  We're in store for a beautiful and mild weekend. Highs will climb into the low to middle 70s each day. The low temperatures will also only drop in the upper 40s and…

Quiet Weather Conditions Continue

Quiet weather conditions continue across the majority of the Eastern US, as a large dome of high pressure continue to dominate the weather across our area. Plenty of sunshine will be norm again…

Sunny And Cool Wednesday

  Cold air continues to filter into the Southeast this Wednesday morning. Several areas are under Frost and Freeze Advisories until 9AM EST. High pressure will continue to influence and control our weather…

Cool Weather Continues

  Clear and cold start to your Tuesday morning. Northerly winds will continue to bring colder air into the Southeastern US over the next couple of days. A weak cold front will pass…

AAA: Georgians Continue To Enjoy Cheaper Gas Prices Despite Uptick

NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA, GA., (November 16, 2020) — Georgia gas prices  increased at the pump compared to a week ago. Georgia motorists are now paying an average price of $1.96 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. Monday's state average is 4 cents more than a week ago, 3 cents…

Fall Weather Returns

Fall has returned today and for the next couple of days. Below normal temperatures will continue this week as highs will manage only to make it, in the low and middle 60s and…

Nice Weekend Forecast

Drier air is slowly filtering into the southeast, this Friday morning. You can expect the early morning fog and clouds to lift by mid-morning. That will allow a quick warm up with highs…

Adopt Mellie from Paws Humane Society!

It's time for our pet of the week! This sweet girl has been in the shelter for a year and is need of a loving home. Meet Mellie! She'll fit into any…

Secretary Of State Says Will Audit Election Results

(CNN) - Georgia is going to do a recount. Even as Joe Biden's lead over president Trump continues to grow; he's up by more than 14,000 votes at this point. But on Wednesday, Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger…

Diabetes Awareness Month

According to the CDC, in the last 20 years, the number of adults diagnosed with Diabetes has more than doubled. 34.2 million adults suffer with Diabetes. It is the 7th leading cause of…

Warm And Showery, Veterans Day Forecast

Happy Veterans Day!! Off and on rain showers will move through the area as a cold front will approach us from the west. This front will provide some additional lift across our area to…

Breezy With Isolated To Scattered Rain Showers Today

Warm "spring like" conditions will continue across the area today. Isolated to scattered rain showers will also form mainly in the afternoon hours and move east to west. Above average temperatures are expected…

Warm Weather To Continue This Week

      Where did Fall go?? The unseasonably weather pattern will continue this week as highs will average in the middle 70s to low 80s for our communities. Lows at night,…

Unseasonably Warm And Mostly Cloudy Weekend

Unseasonably warm weather will continue across our area, through at least the weekend. Rain chances will remain very minimal with only an isolated shower or two, possible Saturday and Sunday. Mostly cloudy skies…

Wendy's Free Honey Chicken Biscuit, Fries App Offer

Atlanta, GA (WGCL) - Get a free honey butter chicken biscuit at Wendy's. The fast food chain has been consistently offering amazing deals via their app; the latest being their new breakfast option. The biscuit comes with any purchase…

Increasing Clouds And Milder Today

  A quiet weather pattern across most of the Southeast will continue for the next couple days. This will also allow temperatures to warm up above average across our area. Expect high temperatures…

Sunny And Slightly Warmer Today

Another cool to chilly start across our area, with most of you in the upper 30s to low 40s this morning. That's still close to 10 degrees below average for most of our…

Slowly Warming Up

High pressure will continue to dominate the area, so we'll be rain free at least through Friday. With dry air still covering the area, humidity levels will remain very comfortable. High and low…

Cold And Frosty Start To Election Day

    Election Day, starts out cold and frosty across our area today. We have a frost advisory that goes into effect until 9 AM EST, with temperatures falling to freezing or…

A Frosty Start to Tuesday

Cold and dry air continues to filter into the region. This will bring tonight's temperatures down into the mid 30s (if not colder) in spots. There will be a FROST ADVISORY in effect…

Cold And Chilly Monday Ahead

      The first real shot of cold air has just arrived into the Southeastern US. Temperatures today will average about 15  degrees below normal, with highs in the upper 50s and…

Weather Won't Be Spooky This Weekend

The weather this weekend is going to be awesome, so get out there and enjoy it if you can. Dry, cool air continues to filter in making for very comfortable humidity and rain-free…

Cool Weekend Ahead

Fall temperatures have finally arrived again! Strong northerly winds will continue to bring cold air from the north into the southeast this weekend. Temperatures will average several degrees below the normal high of 74…

Voters Getting in and out Quickly

Over 50-thousand people in Muscogee County have voted early in this election. Friday October 30th is the last day to vote early. Most, but not all local  polling places are open until  7pm. [field59_video account="WLTZ" key="736a1c68e5ebb3068c7b179be339d924a2fc4666" vtitle="early voting - selection"…

Cool Days & Chilly Nights

Zeta is gone and we're in the wake of a cold front, so get ready for some awesome weather over the long stretch. Cooler and drier air will bring the humidity down to…

Mostly Calm Conditions After Zeta

    Tropical Storm Zeta quickly continues to exit stage right, as I type this up. What that means for us, is the tropical storm warnings will be allowed to expire or cancel as winds…

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