One in every eight Georgians – more than 12 percent – identifies as having a disability. Whether it’s a physical or learning disability, it can be difficult for those people trying to access the internet.
In about a month, we'll learn the winner of the third annual Tiny Desk Contest, the songwriting and performance contest from the creators of NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts.
Last year, the six judges received over 6,000 entries, listening for what host Bob Boilen identified as "something singular, a song and sound that felt original, and a performance that felt inspired." In the end, the judges’ decisions were unanimous: Gaelynn Lea of Duluth, Minnesota.
Federal authorities say they are reviewing courthouses in north Georgia to determine whether they are accessible for people with disabilities.
The U.S. attorney's office in Atlanta said Wednesday it is reviewing nine courthouses in the Northern District of Georgia to determine whether they comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990.
The U.S. attorney's office says the initiative is part of a congressional mandate to review compliance with that law.