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Georgia’s Medicaid plan faces criticism
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Georgia’s Medicaid plan faces criticism as thousands lose coverage
What is Georgia Pathways to Coverage? Georgia Pathways to Coverage is a new state health plan for low-income residents that was launched on July 1, 2023. It is the nation’s only Medicaid program that requires recipients to meet a work requirement. The program was created by Governor Brian Kemp in 2020 as an alternative to expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The plan aims to provide health insurance…
Georgia became band directors in Iowa
Education News
How a couple from Georgia became band directors in Iowa
A musical journey David and Jennifer Snead are not native Iowans, but they have found their home in the state as band directors at Wartburg College and Tripoli Community School District respectively. The couple, who met at the University of Georgia, have been teaching music for over a decade in different states and countries, before settling in Iowa in 2020. David, who is the director of bands and associate professor…
Georgia’s new law on school library books
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Georgia’s new law on school library books faces low usage and criticism
Georgia passed a law in January 2023 that allows parents of current students to challenge the appropriateness of books in school libraries. However, the law has not been widely used by parents and has faced criticism from educators, librarians, and free speech advocates. The law aims to ease book challenges by parents The law, sponsored by Republican lawmakers, was passed amid a surge of book challenges across the country. Many…
Trump’s legal woes overshadow first GOP
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Trump’s legal woes overshadow first GOP debate of 2024 race
Former President Donald Trump is expected to surrender to authorities in Georgia this week over his alleged election meddling, casting a shadow over the first Republican presidential debate of the 2024 campaign. Trump faces multiple criminal charges Trump, who is leading the polls among GOP voters, has been indicted in four states for his attempts to overturn his 2020 election loss to Joe Biden. He faces charges of election subversion,…
American art with Summer Nights Party
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Hospice Savannah celebrates Latin and Native American art with Summer Nights Party
Hospice Savannah, a non-profit organization that provides end-of-life care and support, is hosting its annual Summer Nights Party on August 17, 2023, at Soho South, a restaurant and event venue in downtown Savannah. The party, titled “Colores Calidos”, will feature artwork by SOY X SOY, a collective of local Latin, Hispanic, and Native American artists. The event aims to raise funds for the healing arts of music and massage therapy…
Trump faces 91 felony counts in Georgia
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Trump faces 91 felony counts in Georgia for election fraud conspiracy
Former President Donald Trump has been indicted by a grand jury in Georgia on 13 charges related to his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in the state. The indictment, which was unsealed on Monday, also names 18 co-defendants who allegedly participated in a racketeering conspiracy with Trump. Trump accused of violating RICO Act The most serious charge in the Georgia case is violating the state’s Racketeer Influenced and…
AMD Launches New Premium
Automobile News
AMD Launches New Premium Hood for Classic Ford Trucks
Auto Metal Direct (AMD), a leading manufacturer and distributor of classic American muscle car and truck restoration parts, has announced the release of a new premium hood for the 1967-1972 Ford F100 F250 F350 Bumpside pickup trucks. The hood is designed to replicate the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) style and fit, using high-grade automotive steel and precise craftsmanship. The hood is a tribute to the Bumpside trucks, which have a…
Student Loan Debt for Metro Atlanta Residents
Education News
New Program to Erase Student Loan Debt for Metro Atlanta Residents
A new pilot program launched by the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta aims to help borrowers in specific neighborhoods of metro Atlanta pay off their student loan debt. The program, called the Student Loan Debt Pilot, will provide “reverse scholarships” of up to $30,000 to eligible applicants who live in South Cobb’s Fair Oaks neighborhood, College Park, East Point and Atlanta’s Thomasville neighborhood. How the Program Works The Student Loan…
Trump indicted in Georgia for election interference
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Trump indicted in Georgia for election interference: 7 key takeaways
Former President Donald Trump and 18 of his allies have been indicted by a grand jury in Fulton County, Georgia, on charges of election interference, racketeering and other crimes related to their attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results in the state. The indictment, which was unsealed on Monday, is the fourth criminal case that Trump is facing and the first one at the state level. Here are seven…
Georgia Tech in season opener
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Georgia Southern to face Georgia Tech in season opener
The Georgia Southern men’s basketball team will begin the 2023-24 season with a challenging matchup against Georgia Tech, the Eagles announced on Tuesday. The game will take place on Nov. 6 at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta, marking the first meeting between the two programs since 2021. A new era for the Eagles The game will also mark the debut of Charlie Henry, who was hired as the new head coach…