UPDATE: Georgia Election Day Chaos Creates Concern For NovemberGeorgia's high volume of in-person voters and absentee ballots combined with fewer available poll workers and polling locations due to virus fears were all widely anticipated problems.
Georgia TV, Film, Streaming Production ReopensProduction companies must follow the “COVID-19: Georgia Best Practices for Film and Television” production guide for studios provided by the Georgia Film Office
UPDATE: Georgia Election Day Chaos Creates Concern For NovemberGeorgia's high volume of in-person voters and absentee ballots combined with fewer available poll workers and polling locations due to virus fears were all widely anticipated problems
Georgia Primary Mishaps And August Runoff, November Election ConcernsTwo days after the Georgia Primaries, officials are still counting the votes. Voter advocates are still pondering what went wrong at several polls and what could happen if the problems aren’t fixed before the August runoffs and November election.
Wallethub Study: Metro Atlanta Consumers Helped Pay Down Record $60B In Credit Card DebtAccording to a Wallethub study, Metro Atlanta cities were among those with the smallest and biggest credit card debt paydowns during the first quarter of 2020.
Georgia Primary: What To Expect, Making Sure Your Vote Is CountedDespite the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, the highest turnout of voters in history is expected tomorrow for the Georgia primary. This comes after the primary was delayed twice as a result of the pandemic.
DeKalb Partners With State Agriculture Dept. To Give Away 2,400 Boxes Of Produce And SausageOn Saturday, June 6, 2020, DeKalb County is hosting three drive-thru food distribution events where residents can receive, fruit, produce and pork sausage on a first-come, first-served basis.
'Use Of Force' Policy: DeKalb Co. Sheriff Wants Community InputDeKalb County Sheriff Melody Maddox held a press conference at her headquarters on June 5, 2020, announcing plans to include a Use of Force Policy as part of her ongoing agency review. Maddox said it will involve seeking input from the community.
Kirkwood Adopt-A-Senior Program Connects Neighbors, Promotes Solidarity During PandemicWith all that’s going on with the COVID-19 pandemic and the shelter in place for seniors, organizers in Kirkwood decided to start an Adopt-A-Senior program.
AMC Theatres May Go Out Of BusinessAMC Theatres, the world’s biggest movie theater chain, said on Wednesday that it has “substantial doubt” it can remain in business after closing locations across the globe during the coronavirus pandemic
Reopening Georgia: Gov. Kemp Issues Order - Bars, Night Clubs and Summer Camps PermittedIn a press conference on May 28, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp extended the State of Emergency and announced an Executive Order allowing bars and nightclubs to reopen.
Front Line Service: Pizzas Made In Northside Hospital LotThe Atlanta Food Truck and Taste of Italy in Woodstock teamed up to prepare 500 pizzas for front line workers at the Northside Hospital Cherokee loading dock.
Atlanta Mayor Announces Phase II Of Reopening Plan, Order To Develop City Action GuidelinesMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says Atlanta is ready to move from Phase I of its reopening plan to Phase II, which involves easing certain restrictions.
Trump Threatens To Move RNC From North Carolina, Georgia and Florida Governors Extend InvitesWhen President Donald Trump threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina, where it is expected to be held in late August, the governors of Georgia and Florida have offered to host the event.
DOJ Closes Investigations Into Kelly Loeffler And 2 Other Senators’ Stock TransactionsThe Justice Department closed investigations into three senators, including Kelly Loeffler, who had made significant stock transactions ahead of the market downturn caused by the spread of coronavirus