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Op-ed: Addressing COVID-19's impact on civil legal services

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The COVID-19 pandemic has taken and continues to take an unprecedented public health and economic toll on our state. Most of the conditions are known all too well: the deaths of hundreds of our fellow Georgians and illness to thousands of others, devastating families and straining the capacity of our hospitals and other health care providers.

Comment period for mining project closes May 28

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Consultants for an Alabama-based company planning a titanium mine near the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge defended the project May 13 at a virtual public meeting sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Voters Guide: State Senate, David Sharpe

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Modernize infrastructure by working with various state and local authorities to make a 10-year plan, identify areas in need of new industries, procure funds and apply for grants to upgrade and expand and work with local commissioners to implement these plans. Invest in education and workforce training to meet area employment needs.