A study released Wednesday shows that nearly three-quarters of small business owners are optimistic after the fallouts from the COVID-19 outbreak and believe they will be back to “business as normal” in the next six months.read more
COVID-19 has affected Georgians in many different ways. As businesses and governments shifted into shutdown, many started to wonder how they were going to pay their bills, rent and mortgages. As more and more segments of the economy shut down jobs were lost at record levels, people panicked and the federal government stepped in to the rescue with the CARES Act.read more
As InsiderAdvantage reported on Monday, early voting has started for this year’s primary. There are some COVID-19 peculiarities around voting rules, fewer polling places, strict social distancing guidelines etc. But once you get in that “booth,” what happens then?read more
Senator Blake Tillery (R-Vidalia) called Monday’s meeting of the Joint Appropriations Committee a “power-packed 45 minutes” after hearing an overview of the federal CARES Act by representatives of the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL).read more
Early voting for Georgia’s June 9 Primary gets underway today and voters will face strict social distance guidelines at the polls. There will also be fewer polling places open through the three-week early voting period which runs through Friday, June 5.read more
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to postpone the June 9 primary election in Georgia until the end of this month and require state election officials to boost sanitizing procedures.read more
Former U.S. Rep. John Barrow and former state Rep. Beth Beskin filed separate lawsuits after Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger canceled an election to choose a successor to departing state Supreme Court Justice Keith Blackwell.read more
The Justice Department has dropped an investigation of stock transactions U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., and two Senate colleagues made following a closed-door briefing in January on the looming coronavirus pandemic, Loeffler’s office confirmed Tuesday.read more
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Given the scale and intensity of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is not difficult to imagine the challenges healthcare providers face every day in working to treat those infected with the virus, while continuing to care for those with other medical conditions. In his...
The issues plaguing rural Georgia’s broadband connectivity have simmered with increasing intensity over the last several years. However, that simmer has come to a rolling boil in the wake of the global pandemic, which has forced schools and some businesses to temporarily abandon their physical settings as they observe social distancing. After all, drastically limiting human contact is one of the only ways to curb the tide of the outbreak.
If you’re looking for a mountain in South Georgia, stop.
But wait a minute.
A Tattnall County “Hill” is rising from the sweet-onion country’s sandy soil to become a very notable “mountain.”