Morning-ish Reads for Single Working Women’s Day (August 4)

Hello! How’s your workday going? I’m currently displaced due to a construction project, but I’ll see my office again in a couple of weeks, hopefully…

It’s Single Working Women’s Day, and it’s therefore only appropriate to post Dolly’s “9 to 5” in honor of, yes?

It’s also National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, so here’s my favorite recipe. I also like this one a lot, too.

And now, let’s get to the news.

Pat Conroy

  • The state Inspector General has found that the Georgia Department of Transportation did nothing wrong when it changed a road design to financially benefit one of its board members. (Alternate link.)
  • Athens is the third major city in Georgia to reimpose a mask mandate.
  • There are fake $100 bills circulating in Rabun County.
  • Georgia Democrats are rallying with other state legislators in D.C. in support of voting rights.
  • While the state has reduced its welfare rolls, significantly more Georgians have needed food assistance since the beginning of the pandemic. (Alternate link.)

Alice Walker

Flannery O’Connor


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