Standard time measure passes state Senate
The Georgia Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would put the Peach State on standard time all year. The bill, which senators approved 46-7, would do away with switching back and forth twice a year between standard and daylight time, a system studies have shown disrupts sleep patterns. Interfering with... Read more
Albany agencies offer hope for people struggling with addiction
In the midst of a global pandemic that has disrupted the lives of nearly everyone in myriad ways — from being shut off from loved ones to long periods spent in isolation — and has lasted for a year the impact has been massive. For many, the stress and... Read more
More lawsuits filed for those affected by poultry plant leak
Four more lawsuits have been filed on behalf of the workers killed and injured following the Jan. 28 Foundation Food Group nitrogen leak in Gainesville, according to court documents. The four suits were filed Thursday, Feb. 18, in Gwinnett County State Court. Read the full article: Gainesville Times Read more
Georgia developing plans to give out $522 million in rental assistance
Georgia’s state government says it’s developing plans to give out $522 million in federal rental assistance in coming months in 144 of the state’s 159 counties. The Department of Community Affairs said Friday that it will administer the program subject to federal guidelines that are still being developed. The department... Read more
Duncan talks state of rural health care in Georgia
Lately, Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan has caught eyes as a Republican speaking out against claims of election fraud on national news outlets. But as a freshman lawmaker and throughout his years in the General Assembly, he was known for his efforts to bolster Georgia’s strained rural health care system. With... Read more

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