On Saturday, a routine system check caused a nationwide problem for people enrolled in the SNAP, or food stamps program, and using EBT cards.
Many people, including Albany residents, could not use their cards . Some stores including Dollar Tree posted signs outside to alert customers of the inconvenience.
Xerox, who is the vendor for the EBT system, now says SNAP and other programs have been restored to the 17 states where Xerox provides EBT services.
In a statement from Xerox, they say during a routine test of their back up systems on Saturday , the system experienced a temporary shutdown.
While the system came back on, people in 17 states started experiencing problems with their cards. Representatives say they are investigating to find the cause of the issue.
Judge Heather Lanier sentenced Caliah Burns to 25 years in prison. He pleaded guilty Tuesday to voluntary manslaughter and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
APD has made an arrest in connection to a triple homicide, Dougherty Co. commissioners have voted to oppose the proposed Lee Co. hospital, and more.
The second day of protests and a night of prayer has come to an end in Thomasville after the GBI said a deputy involved shooting left one man dead on Tuesday.
The grant for will pay for Lee County to buy and demolish 15 flood prone properties.
Coalition for Georgia's Elderly said their perennial request is for increased funding for home and community-based services and to keep seniors in their homes as long as possible.