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Overcrowding, virus worries cloud Memorial Day weekend beach scene

TYBEE ISLAND - Tybee Island Mayor Shirley Sessions published a video at the outset of what is typically a lucrative Memorial Day weekend for...

Georgia veteran worries ‘who’s going to remember Vietnam veterans’

Sometimes it’s hard for even Ernie Guthrie to remember the real names of those who fought with him in the jungles of Vietnam. The 70-year-old...

Will Congress send aid to Georgia’s ailing local news outlets?

WASHINGTON — Politicians are banding together to try to rescue local news media from economic collapse during the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, Senate Minority Leader...

From hospital, Justice Ginsburg slams Trump birth control rules

WASHINGTON — Hospitalization for a gallbladder condition didn’t stop U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg from assailing the Trump administration’s birth control rules...

Coronavirus creates extra hardship for workers with disabilities

A year ago, Brian was celebrating a milestone at work: He had tallied five years at a Savannah Publix, an achievement that came with...

Coastal businesses hesitate to reopen despite lost spring break tourism

Seven weeks ago, people with a thumb on the pulse of Georgia’s coastal tourism industry got strong signals that the 2020 spring break season...

You’ve always got a next best step

The Georgia Recorder platform I have today gives me an opportunity to pay forward some good advice from my past: When you’re in a...

Local news ailing as it informs communities of coronavirus threat

This story was updated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday to clarify the ownership of the Press-Sentinel and to include an updated comment from Jim Zachary.  The...

Lawmakers, filmmakers still tout tax credit following damning reports

Georgia’s film industry came to the Capitol Wednesday to celebrate another big year, months after two scathing reports raised doubts about the state’s return...

Ga. House leaders back paid parental leave for 250,000 state workers

A freshman lawmaker has proposed expanding paid parental leave to the state’s public employees as Republicans broaden their recent embrace of a policy change...
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