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Georgia convention hotels slash jobs, bad unemployment news persists

Fayette County’s Kamesha Frazier knew the call announcing she would be furloughed was coming ahead of time. Frazier’s worked in the hospitality business since 1997,...

Thousands of protesters march to Capitol, demand law and order reform

Eric Hill and his grandson Terrence Davis sat outside the Georgia capitol Monday morning with thousands of others as the state NAACP marched to...

Georgia’s Allen, McBath split at House hearing over school funding

WASHINGTON — Georgia Rep. Rick Allen suggested Monday that more federal funding to help the nation’s schools as they prepare to reopen this fall...

Watchdogs call for Georgia Power to delay delinquent customer shut-offs

State utility regulators are set to sign off on terms of a repayment plan for 160,000 Georgia Power customers delinquent on their bills when...

Lawmakers return during pandemic, recession and historic calls for justice

Three months ago, the Georgia General Assembly took a historic hiatus because of concerns about COVID-19. Today, the Georgia Recorder staff returns to the...

Some Georgia parents dread return to classroom as pandemic persists

Gwinnett County mom Sherri Atkinson knows all too well what it’s like to care for a child with a serious illness. Back in 2009, a...

Trump’s environmental rollbacks hurt poor communities, critics say

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is suspending key environmental reviews during the pandemic that critics warn could further harm poor and minority neighborhoods around...

CDC warns pandemic risk remains as Georgia permits bigger gatherings

As restrictions meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 continue to ease here and elsewhere, some of the country’s leading public health officials have...

New unemployment claims ease in early June, but recovery remains slow

Unlike many other unemployed Georgians, Christina Walker of Macon still has a job to go back to, but the former shift leader at the...

Early-voting social distancing hints at tight spaces, long lines Tuesday

Voters at College Park’s library precinct waited more than six hours to cast ballots on a sometimes rainy Friday as in-person early voting came...
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