Pandemic-plagued Georgia economy set to recover next year
The recession prompted by the coronavirus pandemic is likely over in Georgia, but the state remains far short of a full recovery, a University of Georgia economist said Thursday. Georgia is on track for an economic growth rate of 4% next year, outperforming a national growth forecast of 3.5%,... Read more
Warnock, Loeffler square off over health care
U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler and her runoff opponent, the Rev. Raphael Warnock, are squaring off over how to bolster health care and insurance coverage amid a bruising stretch of campaign attack ads in Georgia. Read the full article: Capitol Beat News Service  Read more
Water Coalition releases annual Dirty Dozen list
The Georgia Water Coalition’s annual Dirty Dozen report highlights a combination of broad concerns over pollution of the state’s rivers, streams and groundwater and threats posed by specific projects. The report, released Tuesday, also includes items that have appeared previously on the list and remain unaddressed as well as... Read more
Gov. Kemp continues COVID restrictions in state
Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday he is extending coronavirus-driven social distancing and sanitization restrictions for businesses, gatherings and long-term elderly care facilities in Georgia. Kemp has signed an executive order, effective at midnight Nov. 16 and running through the end of the month, leaving the current set of restrictions... Read more
COVID forces Georgia Tech to pause football activities
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Thursday that Saturday’s football contest between Georgia Tech and Pitt has been rescheduled to be played on Saturday, Dec. 12 at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The contest was rescheduled due to COVID-19-related protocols within both teams. Georgia Tech football has temporarily paused athletic activities because... Read more

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