Smyrna approves alcohol ‘carry-out’

The city of Smyrna this week approved a ‘carry out’ alcohol policy within designated restaurant districts.  The first of these districts, approved at the same meeting, will be the downtown Smyrna Market Village.  The city follows in the footsteps of...

GA declines election security aid

The Department of Homeland Security is offering free assessments of election systems security – but Georgia won’t be getting any help. The Georgia Secretary of State’s office declined the offer, saying they already had a contract already in place to review...

Staff Writer Named an “Outstanding Citizen”

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp proclaimed InsiderAdvantage/James magazine staff writer Cindy Morley as an “Outstanding Georgia Citizen” on Monday. The surprise proclamation was presented during a Communities In Schools of Georgia Champions Awards...

GA Historical Society honors new trustees

The Georgia Historical Society held its 10th anniversary trustees gala in Savannah on Saturday night and Gov. Nathan Deal inducted two new trustees– Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian and Georgia Power CEO Paul Bowers. Trustees appointed by the English king  began...

Helping to Reduce College Costs

A recent report to the General Assembly says more than 219,300 students have benefited directly from the University System of Georgia’s free online textbook initiative, Affordable Learning Georgia. It is saving students more than $18 million a year and, to date, more...

Atlanta chefs, restaurants up for honors

A whopping 13 Georgia chefs, restaurants, and restauranteurs have been nominated across a range of categories for this year’s coveted James Beard Awards – the ‘Oscars’ of the food world.  With a rising profile in the fine dining world, more...

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