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Emory Healthcare to cut hours, furlough up to 1,500 employees as it faces $660M shortfall due to pandemic

By Dyana Bagby  – Reporter, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Atlanta Business Chronicle Emory Healthcare, the largest healthcare system in the state, announced May 21 it would be cutting hours and furloughing up to 1,500… Read more »

Newnan Nixon Art Centre Summer Update

I regret to inform our families that The Nixon Centre is cancelling our in person Visual Art and Musical Theatre camps scheduled for this June, and our Summer 2020 STAR… Read more »

LaGrange Summer Art Camp Registration 2020

ANNOUNCING SUMMER CAMP DATESThanks to the Junior Service League of LaGrange, invigorating summer art camps will be offered again!  Each session is limited to 10 students.CLICK CAMP NAME TO REGISTER… Read more »

TAKE THE ROADS LESS TRAVELED: FEWER CROWDS, HIDDEN GEMS HIGHLIGHT GEORGIA DESTINATIONS FOR FUTURE TRAVEL PLANS (Part 1)

Now is the time to plan a getaway on roads less traveled. From the mountains to the southern plains, Georgia offers a perfect combination of historic small towns and wide-open… Read more »

Wellstar furloughs more than 1,000 employees as health care system faces up to $600M in losses due to Covid-19

Marietta-based Wellstar Health System, one of the largest healthcare systems in Georgia, announced today, May 19, it has furloughed more than 1,000 employees as it faces financial losses between $400… Read more »

Delta to offer buyouts, early retirement package

Delta will soon offer buyout and early-retirement opportunities to its employees, according to Paul Jacobson, the Atlanta-based airlines’ chief finance officer, during a virtual investor call on Tuesday. Jacobson, who… Read more »