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How do I file for unemployment in Atlanta Georgia

More of your questions answered about COVID-19 unemployment in Georgia: filing glitches, employer responsibility, retroactive payouts, PUA, and more

How do I get my back payments? How does partial unemployment work? What's the latest on the backlog? Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler weighs in.
Banshee’s frybread

10 favorite Atlanta restaurants now open for takeout that you may have missed

The places on this list spent extra time on their reopening plans, with some only recently resuming business under a takeout-only model and others introducing both takeout and socially distanced in-person dining.
Restaurants COVID-19

What does a safe (yet beautiful) restaurant look like?

For beleaguered restaurants, a total redesign that takes into account new COVID-19 constraints is out of the question, financially. But many Atlanta owners are cleverly reimagining their dining rooms to offer as pleasant and safe an experience as possible.
Atlanta coronavirus news updates

Atlanta’s latest coronavirus updates: Sunday, August 9

North Paulding High School makes national headlines while Gwinnett changes its school re-opening plans. Here's what you need to know this week.
Epidemiology

Epidemiology is a science we tend to take for granted . . . until there’s a pandemic

Think of epidemiologists as doctors for the world, says Dr. James Buehler, a former epidemiology professor at Emory who worked at the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for two decades. “Physicians monitor an individual’s health and recommend ways to stay fit. Epidemiologists monitor the health of populations.”

History in the making

Photos from an empty city

Re-opening FAQ

What Governor Kemp’s order re-opening Georgia businesses means

Governor Brian Kemp surprised many when he announced Monday he would begin allowing businesses in Georgia to re-open as soon as this Friday. We break down what can open, what can't, and how people are reacting.

Stay at home FAQ

What Georgia’s shelter in place order means

Governor Brian Kemp issued a statewide shelter in place for Georgia on April 3. It's not too different from previous shelter in place orders in metro Atlanta.

Social Distancing Recipes

Download the june 2020 issue

We are excited to share with you the full digital edition of Atlanta magazine’s May issue, brought to you by Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Tourism. In this issue, you will enjoy an incredible lineup of stories.

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