After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. government moved people of Japanese descent away from the west coast and inland to internment camps. Some of the objects and artwork made by internees during those years is currently on display at the Breman Jewish Heritage and Holocaust Museum in Atlanta.
Job-seekers network to find potential opportunities. They craft a resume and cover letter to get in front of a recruiter. But after the interview, it’s a lot of waiting to find out what the hiring manager or prospective boss has decided. Or is it?
It’s often said it’s easier to look for a new job while you already have one. But having a job while conducting a job search can be tricky: Do you tell your boss you’re looking or is it best to keep it a secret?
When Congress reconvenes from its Easter break Monday, it will continue work on a bill that would end Saturday mail delivery. Letter carriers in Macon and Marietta rallied Thursday against that bill, which would also end door-to-door delivery for 35 million homes and businesses.
A new national study says Georgia met all quality benchmarks in its state-run prekindergarten program last year. It is the first time the state has met all 10 standards established for early education by the National Institute for Early Education Research at Rutgers University.
Georgia is not seeing a big jump in production of organic products and crops, despite a national organic boom. Officials said that is due, in part, to a producers’ and handlers’ failure to register with the state. Registration is required, but not really enforced.
The Jewish holiday of Passover begins at sundown while Christians are celebrating Easter this weekend. NPR Senior News Analyst Cokie Roberts and her husband Steve are connecting the two in their new book.
Student-loan debt is ballooning across the country, with some economists calling it the next big challenge for the economy. The average student-loan debt at Georgia’s four-year public and private universities grew to nearly $19,000 last year. Nationally, average debt tops $25,000.
Kennesaw State University’s monthly index on Georgia manufacturing activity fell slightly in March after two blockbuster months of growth. Intuit Payroll’s latest index shows another month of slight increases in the state’s small business employment. And unemployment keeps inching down. Economists say it all indicates a recovery. Just a slow one.
Georgia wildlife officials want to convince more private landowners to lease their land to the state for hunting, fishing and recreation. The state is expecting nearly $1 million from the federal government to add 15,000 acres of wildlife management areas.