Georgia Trend Daily – June 1, 2022

June 1, 2022 Marietta Daily Journal

Canada and Georgia: Teaming Up on Tomorrow

Staff reports that Georgia has always enjoyed a steadfast partnership with Canada, its largest export buyer. But in the last few years, trade disputes followed by a pandemic have brought uncharacteristic uncertainty to the usually vibrant U.S.-Canada relationship. The two sides have discovered a renewed sense of purposeful collaboration, especially as supply-chain challenges and geopolitical upheaval force a rethinking of globalization.

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2021 Governor’s Awards for the Arts & Humanities: Celebrating Cultural Vitality

Kenna Simmons reports that five individuals, along with five other groups and organizations, are the recipients of the 2021 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. Each year for the past 10 years, the Georgia Council for the Arts and Georgia Humanities have partnered with the governor’s office to honor people and organizations that have made significant contributions to the state’s civic or cultural life.

June 1, 2022 Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Hundreds of flights canceled over Memorial Day weekend

Kelly Yamanouchi reports that Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has canceled hundreds of flights over Memorial Day weekend as bad weather and staffing issues stretched the carrier’s resources thin. When storms hit the Northeast on Saturday, Delta canceled more than 240 flights, including more than 100 departures and arrivals at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

June 1, 2022 Hussey Gay Bell

Hussey Gay Bell Acquires Hayes James

Staff reports that G. Holmes Bell, IV, PE, CEO & Chairman of Hussey Gay Bell, a privately held, ENR Top 500/Top Southeast Design Firm and leading regional provider of professional engineering, architectural and survey services, is pleased to announce the acquisition and addition of metro-Atlanta, Georgia-based, Hayes, James & Associates, Inc. (Hayes James) to the Hussey Gay Bell family of companies.

June 1, 2022 WSB Radio

Georgia company gives child caskets to Texas man to customize for Uvalde’s young victims

Staff reports that Cherokee Child Caskets, which has been in business for 81 years, is based in Griffin. The company’s president, Mike Mims, confirmed to Channel 2 Action News that the company sent several caskets to Trey Ganem, who is customizing the caskets for the victims of the school tragedy, free of charge.

June 1, 2022

Georgia State’s Virtual Exchanges in Africa Create Connections for Local Enterprises, Exporters

Mourad Dakhli reports that educational exchanges can often be conduits for business. This is the case for Georgia-based businesses that want to build new networks in Ghana and other African countries through Georgia State University’s expanding virtual exchange programs.

June 1, 2022 Gainesville Times

This move helped ‘keep the doors open’ for some in tourism industry during pandemic

Jeff Gill reports that the tourism industry, pummeled by the COVID-19 pandemic, is still in “recovery mode” but is rebounding.“ In 2020, at the height of the shutdown due to the pandemic, the jobless rate soared to 73% for those working in Hall County’s hospitality industry

June 1, 20222 Georgia Recorder

End of school year meets end of expanded food subsidies for Georgia children

Stanley Dunlap reports, families in Georgia will no longer receive extra money for groceries to help keep children’s stomachs from growling during the summer. Households in Georgia are no longer eligible for the Pandemic-EBT benefits that enhanced the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps.

June 1, 2022 Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Jolt: Gov. Brian Kemp landslide boosts GOP outlook for November

Patricia Murphy, Greg Bluestein and Tia Mitchell report that Gov. Brian Kemp won by a bigger margin than he did in 2018 when he humbled Casey Cagle. He carried all of Georgia’s 159 counties, including Perdue’s native Houston County by nearly 40 points.


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