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Georgia doesn’t have enough 18-wheeler parking

A lack of places for big rigs to park in Georgia is threatening the safety of both truckers and the rest of the motoring public, transportation experts said Tuesday. Truck drivers who have driven the maximum number of hours allowed under industry regulations frequently find truck stops and highway rest areas full and are forced […] Source The Georgia Sun Read More

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Here’s how much Georgians have spent on working from home

We used to the see the office as not just a place to work, socialize and gossip by the water cooler, but as an abundant supplier of things like paperclips, staplers, paper and, of course, a desk. Most Americans are not used to working from home, so it soon became apparent most of us would […] Source The Georgia Sun Read More

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Kemp extends COVID-19 order and opens door for nursing home visitation

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s executive order on coronavirus is expiring today, and the new order has been issued. While the new order doesn’t change much — at-risk populations are still under quarantine and gatherings of more than 50 people are still banned — it does open the door for visitation at nursing homes. On Sept. […] Source The Georgia Sun Read More

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News Blog: Norcross mandates face masks

The City of Norcross has passed a face mask mandate, requiring that face masks be worn when on property owned or leased by the city. The measure also closes government buildings to the public unless physical presence is necessary for court hearings or voting in elections and requires city employees to wear masks. The full […] Source The Georgia Sun Read More

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Georgia needs younger poll workers

Older Americans are at high risk for a severe to deadly case of coronavirus. Older Americans are also the primary age group that volunteers to serve as poll workers. Consequently, there has been a shortage of poll workers for elections since the COVID-19 pandemic began. In Georgia, elections chief Brad Raffensperger is hoping a new […] Source The Georgia Sun Read More

My Sister’s Room Receives Funding from HRC and SHOWTIME’s “Queer to Stay” Initiative

Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation’s largest LGBTQ civil rights organization —  and SHOWTIME announced that Atlanta-based lesbian bar My Sister’s Room is a recipient of the “Queer to Stay: An LGBTQ+ Business Preservation Initiative” funding to support and preserve businesses that serve the LGBTQ+ community with a focus on LGBTQ+ people The post My Sister’s Room Receives Funding from HRC and SHOWTIME’s “Queer to Stay” Initiative appeared first on Georgia Voice