Georgia peaches few but tasty

  Georgia peach grower Duke Lane III can’t say many good things about the quantity of peaches on his trees this year. His mood brightens noticeably when asked about the quality of the peaches he is harvesting, and it stays upbeat when he talks about the price...

Gwinnett board got it wrong

    The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners simply got it wrong on Tuesday. In deciding to follow the recommendations of an ethics board, the commissioners trampled on the First Amendment rights of their colleague Tommy Hunter. Hunter made some social...

Gwinnett board reprimands Hunter

  Nobody came to speak for Gwinnett County Commissioner Tommy Hunter on Tuesday, and it likely would not have mattered if someone did. After listening to an hour’s worth of speakers call for a public reprimand against Hunter, his colleagues on the board delivered...

Atlanta energy mandate could be costly

  One energy expert says the City of Atlanta’s mandate to use only renewable energy by 2035 is almost certain to be costly, and it may not even be practical. The mandate, approved by the city earlier this year, calls for the city to use only clean renewable...

Okefenokee fire almost controlled

  The West Mims Fire in Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp appears to be in its dying stages after burning for more than two months.  The fire, which consumed more than 150,000 acres, did little damage to private property, but the cost to contain it is approaching $50...

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