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A tan graphic with colorful charts and graphics depicts data about Cobb County's waste levels and strategies regarding how to limit said waste.
Despite Georgia's landfills only operating at half capacity, waste management remains a pressing issue for Cobb County due to continuous population growth and environmental concerns.
Headshot of Kali Cunningham, a young adult male with Los Angeles Dodgers hat and black beard wearing black hooded sweatshirt and a gold chain against a plain purple background.
Kali Cunningham started Huglife Cares, a nonprofit organization that hosts community cleanups, back-to-school drives and other events to give back to the community he calls home.
GA Everyday Heroes: Headshot Andrea Hancock middle-aged woman with short silver hair in black shirt with P.E.S.T. round logo in white, in front of leaded glass window of red brick building
Andrea Hancock, founder of P.E.S.T. Relief International, provides clean bedding and pest control services to at-risk communities around the world.
The top 15 highest paid coaches at the University of Georgia are almost entirely from men's sports, revealing a gender pay gap as women's sports coaches consistently earned lower base pay in 2022.
GA Everyday Heroes: Helping Paw - Several; young children and an adult sitting on floor in circle around large, golden-furred dog wearing a green vest
Reggie, a four-year-old golden retriever, brings hope and love to patients and families at Children’s Health Care of Atlanta.
Lady T's Homeless Ministry provides homemade meals and necessities such as toiletries and blankets to Georgians facing housing insecurity. Lady T assists hundreds of people every week, serving as a pillar of her community and changing lives every day.
MLK award ceremony: Three Black women stand together on a stage behind a podium. On the left, the woman wears a police uniform. In the center, the woman wears a long coat and holds a trophy and bouquet of flowers. The woman on the right wears a blue dress.
Cobb County government employee Frances "Missy" Cook received the "Living the Dream" award on MLK Day in recognition for her leadership and commitment to diversity and inclusion in Cobb County.
A cook in an orange apron stands over a large grill.
Many Georgians noticed restaurant prices rising substantially in the last two years due to inflation and COVID. Customers, managers, and servers all feel the financial strain despite inflation falling.
A smiling woman sits atop a dark brown horse. Two other smiling women stand on the ground on either side of the woman on the horse.
Marietta resident Marjorie Rogers suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2018. After working tirelessly in her recovery journey, Rogers spends her time advocating for fellow disabled individuals.
Atlanta student homelessness: Young Black man with black dreads in formal wear with black bow tie crouches on orange carpet in front of black curtain with several hanging paper signs.
Covenant House Georgia, an Atlanta-based youth shelter, provides housing, mental health care, and career services to homeless youths.
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