As more schools and districts continue to be affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, solution providers have stepped up by rolling out free teaching resources and education services that promote online learning, offer advice, improve communications and even provide nourishment. Here are 98 free education resources and teacher services for K-12 leaders to consider.
Over the past week or so, Atlantans have been limited in the types of activities they can engage in during the COVID-19 outbreak. With community members encouraged to stay at home as much as possible, most outdoor excursions are restricted to grocery shopping and take-out meals from local restaurants, all while practicing social distancing.
Local personal trainer offers helpful tips while social distancing for COVID-19.
How do you maintain community without communion? That's the question that just about every public institution has faced in some form or another, this week in the metro Atlanta area as everything from restaurants dining rooms, gyms, bars, even places of worship have been banned from gatherings of no more than ten people.
Lyft officials said they have activated their Disaster Response program to provide rides to help people move around the Nashville area.
Tenille Perry is the director of sales and marketing at Atlanta's Ellis Hotel. Here are her pro tips for maxing out your hotel stay.
Claudette King, the youngest daughter of blues great B.B. King, loves performing, but she's had to cut a show short or turn down gigs altogether because the smoke gets in her eyes. And lungs. Everywhere. "I can't do what I'm supposed to do when it's smoky," said the Marietta resident, who is known as "The Bluz Queen."
The Kimpton Rouge hotel at 1315 16th St. NW The Kimpton Rouge hotel near Dupont Circle will close for several months as its new owner embarks on an extensive renovation project.
Lyft is donating $2.00 to the Carley McCord scholarship fund for every ride to and from LSU's championship parade this Saturday Jan. 18 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Feeling like you could use a dose of inspiration for your evening routine to make it your best year yet? You're not alone. And with the new year (and decade!) underway, now's a great moment to reassess your nighttime habits and think about how you could improve them.
To know Cheerwine is to love Cheerwine. And if you love the refreshing soft drink, the Cheerwine Festival in its hometown of Salisbury, North Carolina is one worth planning a trip around.
It's that time of year to gather with the family around the fire, drink hot cocoa - and perhaps head to ice skating rinks around town. From out in the 'burbs to high in the sky, metro Atlanta offers lots of options for cheerfully twisting, turning and gliding across the ice with family and friends.
Okay, so maybe you haven't mastered that quadruple axel yet. But that doesn't mean you can't enjoy an evening of ice skating this holiday season. And who needs a gold medal when you have the glittering skyline of Atlanta as your backdrop?
In one month, the best swimmers in the world will be right here in Atlanta, competing in the Toyota U.S. Open - and all eyes will be on Caeleb Dressel, a two-time Olympic gold medalist who recently made history by winning a record-setting eight medals at the 2019 world championships.
Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn't mean you have to move the fun indoors. If you enjoyed The Roof at Ponce City Market during the summer, you'll want to return during the fall and winter for the cold weather activities.
These are the wildest, spookiest, scariest, booziest ways to celebrate October, the most terrifyingly fun of months, in Atlanta.
A heroic rescue caught on camera also serves as an important lesson on surviving house fires.
A young girl was found in her bedroom behind a closed door as flames, smoke and soot engulfed her home. Fairfax County firefighters saved her life. The UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute co-costed a screening of dispatch and helmet camera footage of the rescue in honor of Fire Prevention Week.
Most of the spaces within Ponce City Market have a similar style that draws from the industrial design of the historic building. That’s why Slater Hospitality tapped design firm ASD|SKY to do something different for their latest project, dubbed 12 Cocktail & Social Club.
Atlanta Nightlife: Where to eat, drink, dance, play, relax, and get revved up after dark.
Once you’ve worked up an appetite elsewhere on the rooftop, beer garden-restaurant 9 Mile Station has a few menu items to scratch that same nostalgic itch. Chief among them: the 9 Mile Station patty melt.
BALTIMORE - A powerful video on fire safety inspires a hip hop song with an important message. Now, you can create your own video and win up to $25 thousand for your favorite fire department. The song close before you doe is about closing your bedroom door before going to sleep.
With just over two months left on building two of the Cyber Center, work is ahead of schedule.
Delegated design comes into play in construction when a general contractor or subcontractor assumes responsibility for some aspect of a project’s design.
Winning new work is critical to a construction company’s survival, and the key to prevailing over competitors often comes down to providing the best cost estimate.
Building One of Augusta's new Cyber Center is set to open in just 35 days, and the pounding and beeping at the construction site tells us the work is anything but slow.
Atlanta Braves' new home is the fastest-built Major League Baseball stadium in history.
Before contractors rush into the world of federal contracting — for purposes of getting in on the potential infrastructure construction bonanza or, like AECOM, for current opportunities — they need to know the differences between the public and private construction sectors.
The last five years have been great for the construction industry with spending at an all-time high of close to $1.3 trillion. The industry's growth places a high demand for a skilled workforce and further reveals a gap in the number of men and women working in construction.
"I know when most parents think about construction jobs, they think about muddy boots and hard labor, but that isn't necessarily the case," said Dan Smith, CFO and EVP of New South Construction.
Twelve months ago Governor Deal announced the idea of a cyber training center. Almost exactly a year ago that building is almost done and another one is breaking ground.
On the list of Atlanta's best viewing spots for fireworks, The Roof at Ponce City Market has to be toward the very (literal) top.
Something about escaping the demands of everyday life high above the hustle and bustle below appeals to all of us.
There is always a chance fun office celebrations this time of year will take a turn for the worse and model employees will find themselves on the naughty list.
Among the answers businesses still seek are how much employers will need to pay and, in many cases, whether they'll owe anything at all. The clock is ticking.
In American cities today, buying a home is rarely-if ever-an easy process. But for millennials, now considered to be the country's most active homebuyers, the search for a decent home at a reasonable price can be more daunting than for people of advanced ages.
Election season makes politics a big topic of conversation — including at work. But what’s appropriate when it comes to talking politics in the workplace? We hear from Matt Simpson, partner at Fisher Phillips Atlanta and a labor and employment attorney.
On any college campus, investigating a sexual misconduct allegation is unfortunately not a question of if, but when. Yet, for many schools in today's #MeToo era, being well equipped to handle each complaint in a sensitive manner that protects the rights of all students, regardless of gender, remains no easy feat.
Terri Stewart, a partner at national labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips and a former Falcons cheerleader, discusses what Atlanta employers and employees need to keep in mind prior to the Atlanta Falcons' appearance in Super Bowl 51.
Wednesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott": 0:00: Despite the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling over the case of the Colorado baker who refused service to a same-sex couple, employment law attorney Marty Heller says it's not to be confused with protections in the workplace.
To combat sexual harassment, hoteliers must cultivate an environment where employees are heard.
Food halls are quite the trend, but the leases can be complex and there are some concerns already. How long will this trend last?
BBQ ribs can be messy, but food hall lease negotiations can be all out sticky. GlobeSt.com caught up with Jeremy Cohen, a partner at national commercial real estate firm Hartman Simons, to get his take on these and other food hall lease issues.
Victoria Erdman is a strong, brave teenager who is turning her grief into action by carrying on her "papa's" mission to fight pancreatic cancer.
Restaurants and other food-related concepts are leading retail in Atlanta as consumer spending habits evolve
Restaurants, other food-related concepts are taking off in Atlanta as consumer spending habits evolve.
Almost 20 years after it was first imagined as a "city within a city" rising over a former steel mill, Midtown's Atlantic Station is poised for another evolution. Commercial real estate developer Hines and its capital partner, a real estate affiliate of Morgan Stanley, continue expanding the 138-acre development.
The money is good, but it's not the motivation for Benno Rothschild, an Atlanta attorney who collects comic art. "I enjoy the sequential nature of it," said Rothschild, a partner with Hartman Simons. "It's art that tells a story, which I think is pretty fun."
Destroy Pancreatic Cancer's Michael Broxterman and Mark Gelinas featured on HLN's two-hour daily news program "Michaela."
The arrival of the Atlanta United FC to the sports scene is driving soccer fever to new heights in Atlanta.
Friday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress": 0:00: Longtime NPR journalist Barbara Bradley Hagerty talks about her NPR series on middle age; 11:25: Bert Brannen, managing partner of law firm Fisher & Phillips' Atlanta office, discusses the potential pitfalls of March Madness pools in the workplace;
They call it #TinyLab, and say it's the world's highest-performance tiny house on wheels. Now, YouTube stars Grace and Corbett Lunsford are bringing #TinyLab to Atlanta.
With a little foresight and proper planning, restaurants can avoid common safety issues.
Recent headlines about Fox News' Bill O'Reilly have undoubtedly increased awareness regarding sexual harassment in the workplace. With the heightened interest amongst employees regarding workplace rights, metro Atlanta employers should brace themselves for more sexual harassment-related inquiries. Companies that don't take appropriate measures may find themselves in deep trouble.
Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott": 0:00: Earlier this month, a white nationalists gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, turned violent, killing three people. After the rally, some of the protestors were recognized by their employers and lost their jobs.
Before you start or join an NCAA tournament bracket at work, you should consider the risks. Employers have to be careful, too, according to Atlanta attorney Corey Goerdt, an associate with Fisher & Phillips, LLP.
Anderson Scott a partner at Fisher & Phillips in Atlanta is a photographer whose work has been covered by the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Huffington Post, Wired, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the High Museum of Atlanta and Yale University Gallery.
Mixing business with pleasure is complicated and may require you to sign a “love contract” at work. Attorney Jennifer Sandberg with Fisher Phillips is here to take your questions as the #metoo movement sheds new light on office romances.
It could be the biggest game ever for the Atlanta Falcons. As we grow closer to kickoff this Super Bowl Sunday, "Falcons Fever" is taking over Georgia, but will that fever mean a record number of sick calls on Monday? Every year, Super Bowl Monday has one of the highest call-in rates of the entire year.
California is trying to take the enforcement reins on workplace safety reporting requirements pursued and adopted by the Obama administration before being revoked by the Trump administration and the Republican-led Congress, but it's unclear the extent to which other states will follow its lead, experts say.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposal to roll back parts of its electronic record-keeping rule to protect sensitive employee information drew mixed reactions from workplace safety experts.
Employers in New York City will likely soon face more stringent laws related to nursing mothers expressing milk in the workplace.
New York State has released a draft sexual harassment policy for public and private employers, who must either adopt or build on the “minimum standard” model.
New York employers recently got a boost from the state’s highest court, which confirmed that social media users may be required to turn over information from their accounts – regardless of the user’s chosen privacy settings – as part of the discovery process.
"The First Amendment protects people only from government interference with speech, not employer interference," said Matt Simpson, a partner at national labor and employment firm Fisher Phillips.
Employers can play a key role in preventing suicides and improving the mental health of workers. Employee Assistance Programs or EAPs are work-based intervention programs designed to identify and help employees address personal issues.
The Harvey Weinstein allegations are shedding new light on sexual harassment, but many women still don't know what to do if they experience problems in the workplace. "Many employers have put in place solid harassment reporting policies, but a policy is only valuable if it actually is followed," says Marty Heller, an attorney at national labor and employment firm Fisher Phillips.
Excitement over Monday's solar eclipse could entice employees to skirt the rules to get a better look, but employment attorneys warn against it. Michelli Rivera, an attorney in the Atlanta office of national labor and employment firm Fisher Phillips, has a list of things to remember: Be careful your productivity doesn't slip.
Convenience store operators should monitor developments and continue to maintain the status quo with respect to their actions in response to the overtime rule.
On Friday, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to temporarily suspend the US Refugee Admissions Program and immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. The move sparked protests around the country, and raised questions about what it would mean for US businesses and foreign-born workers.
Atlanta-based management-side labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillips LLP is going through a makeover. The firm has rebranded as "Fisher Phillips" and taken on a new logo, tagline and website. "Fisher Phillips is a firm with savvy clients who expect the best in legal talent and client service," said Roger Quillen, the firm's chairman and managing partner.
Many retail leases contain operating covenants included in a long list of boilerplate provisions. Tenants agree to operate their stores for a minimum number of years during the lease term, but also agree to how many hours they will keep their doors open each week-usually conforming to the normal business hours for other tenants in the shopping center.
Opening a new restaurant means navigating a maze of creative, logistical, and legal challenges that would make American film producer M. Night Shyamalan blush.
The best restaurateurs are good at the details: they pay attention to what ingredients go into the food, how each dish is plated and served, how much liquor is sold, and how quickly the tables turn.They need to train that same laser focus on a critical piece of paper that can spell the difference between big profits and big headaches: the lease.
With Fair Labor Standards Act litigation on the rise, operators should carefully review their tip pool before diving headfirst.
Whether clever and cute or straightforward and simple, a restaurant's branding is one of its most important assets.
At the outset of a construction project, the early bidding phase is an important time for masonry subcontractors to demonstrate they have the experience needed to successfully complete a project and can work in lock step with construction managers, including the ability to coordinate schedules, work within established budgets and achieve a project's full scope.
A rule finalized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Wednesday that would make workplace injury data recorded by employers publicly accessible may force them to rethink drug testing and other policies that could discourage employee reports of safety incidents and embolden unions to target workplaces with shaky safety records.
Do I have a right to share my political views at the office?
The H-2B visa program can be an essential part of a company’s seasonal workforce but the regulatory requirements can be extensive.
Fisher Phillips' Cynthia Yarbrough discusses what employers should know about the H-2B program.
Country music star Kenny Rogers's former 973-acre property (said to be the inspiration for much of his music) is up for auction, with bidding starting at $3.9 million. Beaver Dam Farms-a sprawling estate located just outside Athens, Georgia-comprises two guesthouses, four villas, as well as a 7-bedroom, 6.5-bath main residence.
While a flurry of outlet development continues to be seen throughout the country, some wonder how long the hot streak will last.
Combining uses requires forethought before groundbreaking.
Final regulations will extend overtime pay to millions of workers who were previously ineligible. On Wednesday, the Department of Labor released the final overtime pay regulations, set to go into effect at the end of this year.
Taxes are never a convenient issue for business owners, no matter if the tax levied occurs at the federal, state or local level.
Record keeping reporting requirement becomes key tool in OSHA enforcement
Building customer relationships through creative price points
Preparing for reporting in 2015
It's becoming a familiar routine both here and abroad: A passenger on a plane gets sick, and Ebola is immediately suspected. Travelers are held in place or even questioned; employees are sidelined. In the latest episode, a "physician who worked with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea has tested positive for Ebola in New York City.
Following the news that a nurse diagnosed with Ebola had flown on a Frontier Airlines jet while possibly contagious, Frontier took the extraordinary step of furloughing two pilots and even ripping out seat cushions from the plane in question. And that's just the beginning.
Good design plays a huge role in defining the live/work/play environment of communities. Designs not only reinforce and enhance community development, but also give direction to subsequent projects. Good design also improves the image of a community through appearance, safety and participation.
The pitfalls of sexual harassment are obvious and problematic -- just look at current news headlines and the spate of high-profile allegations, lawsuits, firings and resignations. Unfortunately, even after decades of attention on this issue, sexual harassment continues in workplaces across industries.
Welcome to Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Meet the C-Suite," where each week we will feature one of the city's most high profile c-level executives. This week meet Doug Davidson, chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based New South Construction Co. Business Strategy How's business: Business has been extremely strong.
Welcome to Atlanta Business Chronicle's "Meet the C-Suite," where each week we will feature one of the city's most high profile c-level executives. This week meet Ron Stang, chairman and principal of Atlanta-based Stevens & Wilkinson.
Robin Hensley | Curfman believes that emotional intelligence is the key to marketing, whether you're an introvert, extrovert or somewhere between. Meredith Hobbs | Hicks, who leads the Atlanta real estate practice at DLA Piper, has handled quite a few massive mixed-use projects, but nothing quite like SunTrust Park and The Battery.
A roundtable conversation featuring Matthew Segall, Ph.D., program director for education and transition services at the Emory Autism Center; Sheryl Arno, executive director of the Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta; and Allie Andrews, senior manager of shopper analytic advantage at Coca-Cola.
With this week's launch of a new ad titled "Dear Future," the Coca-Cola Co. USA is building on last fall's national and local advertising efforts highlighting the system's people, diverse portfolio of products and efforts to strengthen the communities where its people live and work.
In 1941, Robert W. Woodruff pledged to place Coca-Cola within arm's reach of desire wherever U.S. troops were stationed around the world. This was the origin of the company's longstanding support of the nation's armed services. Today, one of the primary ways the company showcases this enduring commitment to veterans is through recruiting.
You could say the apple doesn't fall far from the tree for Frank Chamizo and his father, Pavel Chamizo, a Coca-Cola North America bulk driver in College Park, Ga.
Stevens & Wilkinson, a full-service architecture, engineering and interior design firm, announced today its Glenn and Towers Residence Halls renovation and expansion project was awarded the Excellence in Architecture for Building Additions or Adaptive Reuse merit award by the Society of College and University Planning (SCUP).
Tanaka Ramen announced today its first Georgia restaurant located in TOWN Brookhaven will open in mid-May.
On Labor Day weekend of 2009, Jen and Ryan Hidinger hosted "Tacos at Hidinger's." Two hundred guests enjoyed handcrafted cocktails, scratch-made pazole over a fire pit and whole-roasted pig from a caja china in the couple's backyard.
Perform an internet search for Dale Chihuly, the internationally acclaimed artist who boasts 12 honorary doctorates and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and you'll be met by an image of the wild-haired glassblower sporting a rakish eye patch from an injury sustained during a visit to England in 1976.
William Faulkner said, "To understand the world, you must first understand a place like Mississippi." To understand American music, you also must first understand Mississippi. After all, the roots of our nation's music run through the Magnolia State.
Muscle Shoals, Ala. lies on the south bank of the Tennessee River, which coincidentally was called the "Singing River" by the Native Americans who settled in the region. Recently, the small northwest Alabama community has garnered plenty of attention-both from the release of Muscle Shoals that documents the area's rich music history, and the rise of popular bands from the region including the Alabama Shakes, Jason Isbell and The Secret Sisters.