Elevenses Reads for Tuesday, March 31

Greetings, fellow shut-ins! I hope this post finds you well. In an abundance of caution, please remember to mute your device. Talkin’ ’bout my generation, as we are the best equipped to deal with our current FUBAR timeline. The NCAA voted to give all spring-sport athletes an additional year of eligibility. On average, Georgians who

On Being Trapped In The Present

This week’s Courier Herald column: There’s no time like the present.  At the moment, that’s all we have. When the world changes as drastically as it has, we are all trapped in the present.  Many who had steady and stable jobs or thriving businesses just weeks ago are filled with doubt and uncertainty about the

Georgia Seeks Medicare & Medicaid Waivers To Streamline Covid-19 Response

From a press release: Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Kemp and the Department of Community Health (DCH) submitted a request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for an 1135 Medicaid waiver. Concurrently, the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) submitted a request to CMS for a 1135 Medicare waiver. “As we continue fighting COVID-19, these

Atlanta Had Fourth-Most Growth From 2010

Here’s a temporary reprieve from Coronapol: the Census Bureau released data on the fastest-growing counties and cities of the last decade. No Georgia counties were in the top-10 fastest-growing counties. Atlanta is still the ninth-most-populous city with 6,020,364 residents as of July 1, 2019. That’s up from 5,286,718 on April 1, 2010. The extra 733,466