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How to cook a turkey without burning down your house

It’s that time of year again when your local fire departments would like to remind you of a few safety tips to make sure your home is filled with the aroma of turkey and not the flames of a fire. Cooking is the biggest cause of home fires and fire injuries, and Thanksgiving is one of the peak times for home cooking fires. “No matter how many years you’ve been cooking, or how many Thanksgiving

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Here’s how to make sure your Thanksgiving doesn’t include coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing families to make difficult decisions about their 2020 Thanksgiving celebrations. The Georgia Department of Public Health is urging all Georgians to plan ahead and take steps to reduce risk of exposure to COVID-19 and the flu as they celebrate. Coronavirus spreads easily whether gatherings are large or small, putting families and friends at risk – especially individuals who are elderly or have underlying medical conditions. According to the health department, the safest

Floyd County elections chief fired

Earlier this week the Georgia Secretary of State’s office called for the firing of Floyd County’s elections chief after the statewide recount of the presidential race uncovered about 2,600 uncounted votes — today, the Floyd County Board of Elections fired him. Robert Brady, the clerk of elections for Floyd County, was terminated today by the county board of elections. The board initially voted to reprimand Brady, but since it was his second reprimand in six

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Reporter’s Notebook: Women who raise funds

Plus, that new tall glass thing by the Connector in Midtown. The post Reporter’s Notebook: Women who raise funds appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

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Women’s disproportionate setbacks in Covid economy subject of ATL Fed’s webinar

The gender wage gap is expected to widen during the coronavirus pandemic – and persist. The Atlanta Fed’s webinar on Friday is to expand on this topic as part of Raphael Bostic’s call for a more inclusive economy. The post Women’s disproportionate setbacks in Covid economy subject of ATL Fed’s webinar appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More