ajc.com — 12+ min ago
Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. Do you need to work Friday?
of the new Juneteenth federal holiday," said Joe Brannen, the CEO of the Georgia Bankers Association ... company Mailchimp, law firm Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, crowdsourced delivery company Roadie and ... Nor does Wellstar Health System._ _A Coca-Cola Co. spokesman did not have an immediate comment Thursday ... A spokesman for Delta Air Lines said the carrier doesn't currently have Juneteenth as a company holiday ... Both Southern Company, which is the parent of Georgia Power and Atlanta Gas Light, as well as Cox Enterprises ... ...
washingtonpost.com — 19+ min ago
Former George Washington U. provost to become Georgia State University president
Brian Blake, former provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at George Washington University ... UTC George Washington University's former provost and executive vice president for academic affairs ... at institutions including Drexel University, the University of Miami and Georgetown University. ... Blake's leadership," said Steve Wrigley, chancellor of the University System of Georgia. ... State presidency, GWU President Thomas J. ... ...
ajc.com — 1+ hour, 8+ min ago
What is open and closed on Juneteenth?
On Thursday, President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, making Juneteenth a federal holiday 156 years after the last slaves learned of their freedom....
ajc.com — 1+ hour, 8+ min ago
Tyler Perry, T. D. Jakes to buy remaining Fort Mac land
Jakes to buy remaining Fort Mac land Actor, director and producer Tyler Perry now owns about 388 acres ... Jakes is founder and pastor of The Potter's House Church in Dallas, Texas. ... STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC Filmmaker Tyler Perry has reached a deal to buy about 40 acres ... Army base Fort McPherson. ... Atlanta developer Stephen Macauley previously had an agreement to redevelop portions of the property, ... ...
wavy.com — 1+ hour, 11+ min ago
Savannah hospital system experiences outage after ransomware attack
by Justyn Melrose, Paul Choate / Jun 17, 2021 EDEN, N.C. ... The Wall Street Journal reports a group with ties to Eastern Europe has hacked more than 235 general ... to Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page. ... An SJ/C spokesperson says the Chatham County Police Department is investigating the cyber attack. ... Joseph's/Candler (SJ/C) hospital system in Savannah was the victim of a ransomware attack Thursday morning ... ...
roanoke.com — 1+ hour, 21+ min ago
Patrick Henry girls lacrosse turns back Albemarle as Savannah Derey scores 200th goal
Emma Kate Greer added four goals for Patrick Henry while freshman Kate Cumins added a pair. ... Robert Anderson has been the high school sports editor of The Roanoke Times since 2001. ... The public address announcer at Patrick Henry High School on Thursday congratulated Savannah Derey on ... PH will advance to a VHSL Class 5 semifinal at home Tuesday against Atlee or Douglas Freeman. ... Patrick Henry goals -- Derey 11, Greer 4, Cumins 2, Kahoun. ... ...
news.yahoo.com — 1+ hour, 27+ min ago
Georgia police officer dies after being dragged by suspect's car during traffic stop
Holly Springs Police Chief Tommy Keheley said it was a simple traffic stop and could have been avoided ... Georgia Bureau of Investigation assistant director, John Melvin, called his fellow Police Academy graduate ... Joe Burson was described as a "model officer" on Thursday after he died during a traffic stop in Holly ... crashed on Hickory Road, in Cherokee County, after 11 pm local time on Wednesday. ... The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a statement he was dragged by the suspect's car until it ... ...
wjcl.com — 1+ hour, 39+ min ago
WJCL Editorial: After Savannah's mass shooting, the way to save our community is to speak up
L. 22 President and General Manager Van Heart, a mass shooting in savannah. ... A mass shooting in Savannah. ... And then two days later we had a mass shooting in our editorial board. ... The way to save our community is to speak up. If you saw something, say something. I've been hard. ... This has been a WJCL 22 editorial. ... ...
ajc.com — 1+ hour, 52+ min ago
62 years later: Emory apologizes to medical school applicant rejected because he was Black
Marion Hood with Sheryl Heron a professor of emergency medicine at the Emory School of Medicine. ... Marion Hood (right) received an apology from Emory School of Medicine Dean Vikas P. ... He had already applied to Howard University and the Meharry School of Medicine, but immediately sent ... Hood gathered his $5 and went on to graduate studies before attending medical school at Loyola University ... Today, about 16% of Emory's medical students are Black, said the school's dean, Vikas P. ... ...
sfgate.com — 1+ hour, 54+ min ago
Georgia Power seeks $235M boost to pay for nuclear plant
The unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co. filed the request with the Georgia Public Service Commission on ... of the Tennessee Valley Authority, will have to pay for the plant. ... The Jacksonville Electric Authority and some cooperatives in Alabama and Florida are also obligated to ... Georgia Power owns 46% of two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle east of Augusta. ... Public Service Commission staff members estimate the typical customer will pay $854 in financing costs ... ...