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Northwest Georgia and West Central Georgia are under a tornado watch

The remnants of Hurricane Delta are being felt in Georgia this weekend. According to the National Weather Service, parts of Northwest Georgia and West Central Georgia are under a tornado watch until 9 p.m. Saturday evening. A line of heavy showers and scattered thunderstorms are expected to move through the forecast are this afternoon through this evening in association with the remnants of Hurricane Delta. A few weak and brief tornadoes will be possible with

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Cox Enterprises purchases 20 ballot boxes for the metro area and rural counties

Cox Enterprises purchases 20 ballot boxes for the metro area and rural counties with greatest need Businesses across the state of Georgia are collaborating and giving generously to contribute to a smooth, safe, accessible election experience in 2020. In an election year that is facing a record number of voters, COVID-19 challenges, and the implementation … Continued The post Cox Enterprises purchases 20 ballot boxes for the metro area and rural counties appeared first on

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Atlanta City Council Releases Committee Schedule to the public

Atlanta City Council Releases Committee Schedule ATLANTA — Five Atlanta City Council committees will hold remote meetings next week. This is in response to the telework protocol activated for City Hall. Pursuant to Section 2-136 of the City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances, public comment for each committee will be accepted through the numbers listed … Continued The post Atlanta City Council Releases Committee Schedule to the public appeared first on Atlanta Daily World. Atlanta

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BET joins Congressional Black Caucus for Day of Healing featuring Kirk Franklin

The CBCF has partnered with long-time sponsors to bring CBCF Sunday, the grand finale of the Annual Legislative (ALC) conference, to BET on Sunday, October 11. The day will close out the inaugural Virtual Annual Legislative Conference starting at 10 am ET with the “Day of Healing” broadcast, and end with the “Phoenix Awards” broadcasting … Continued The post BET joins Congressional Black Caucus for Day of Healing featuring Kirk Franklin appeared first on Atlanta

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Black Women’s Roundtable features ‘Power of the Sister Vote’

On Monday, October 12, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation (NCBCP) will launch the final phase of its Unity 2020 Black Vote & Power Building National Campaign, which is a three-week GOTV and Voter Protection Push, starting off with hosting its Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) Power Table Talk “Power of the Sister Vote” Intergenerational … Continued The post Black Women’s Roundtable features ‘Power of the Sister Vote’ appeared first on Atlanta Daily World. Atlanta

Why Does Website Say Coney Barrett Worked at Anti-LGBTQ Firm Earlier than She Disclosed?

Amy Coney Barrett, whom President Trump has nominated to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court, has admitted to accepting speaking fees from the anti-LGBTQ legal firm Alliance Defending Freedom — but the group’s website suggests she had ties to the group that were broader and earlier than she previously disclosed. The post Why Does Website Say Coney Barrett Worked at Anti-LGBTQ Firm Earlier than She Disclosed? appeared first on Georgia