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The City of College Park joins other metro Atlanta cities, as they unveil their new College Parklet program.
With guidelines set almost identical to ones adopted a decade ago, the Georgia Legislature is underway in drawing up redistricting maps although the public wanted more transparency throughout the process.
Governor Brian Kemp encouraged Georgians to get vaccinated after he signed an executive order to send out additional National Guard troops to assist in hospitals.
Eviction protections have been lifted, and renters across the state are now relying on assistance funding to stay in their homes, but delays leave them struggling to receive aid in time to prevent homelessness.
Georgia Republican candidates met up for the 8th District Annual Fish Fry over the weekend as they gear up for the Georgia primaries.
Herschel Walker has joined the Republican U.S. Senate race in Georgia, but faces established disadvantages with his football fame and the support of former President Donald Trump that fuels his unknown efforts to beat Democrat Sen. Raphael Warnock in 2022.
For the first time in 51 years, Georgia is preparing to redraw electoral maps that do not need to be approved by the federal government to protect racial minorities, setting the stage for an intense fight over voting districts amid accusations of partisan power-grabbing. 
In the midst of a statewide labor shortage, immigrant and refugee advocacy organizations are fighting to provide economic opportunities for foreign-born Georgia residents. These groups say global talent will help draw immigrant communities to the South.
Thirty-five states have a mandatory age of education of at least 17, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Currently, Georgia shares the same policy with Florida and North Carolina. In Alabama and South Carolina, the age is already 17 years, and 18 in Tennessee.
Some parents are concerned about schools using social and emotional learning, which they have conflated with critical race theory.

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