The COVID-19 recession in Georgia is over.
That’s the central claim, at least, of the annual economic forecast from the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have doubled the demand for charity food aid in the United States. At the same time, the pandemic is drying up the pool of volunteer labor that keeps food aid running.
U.S. GDP grew at a record 33.1% annualized pace in the third quarter, erasing some but not all of the damage done by the coronavirus recession.
The U.S. is expected to report record-setting economic growth in the most recent quarter. But that won't repair all of the damage done during the spectacular downturn three months earlier.
COVID-19 lockdowns decimated the travel industry and there is little hope it will bounce back any time soon. Visit Macon, the local convention and visitors bureau, is seeing some signs of recovery but it is clear it will take time to reach the level of business enjoyed before the pandemic.
Atlanta’s Donald Glover has found a new level of success. He’s an actor, the creator of a hit show named after his hometown of Atlanta, and a rapper...