Atlanta named (semi) finalist for Amazon HQ

Atlanta has made the first cut as Amazon limited its list of potential locations for its second headquarters, pruning an expansive 238 city list down to just 20.  Big names like Boston, Washington D.C., Austin, and Chicago remain, but moving one step closer to a...

State cracks down on elder abuse

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is cracking down on unlicensed personal care homes, long a problem in the state.  Carr called a recent operation near Albany a “horrific elder abuse scheme,’ but luckily one the state was able to stop.  Carr, his team, and the GBI...

Georgia drivers – not so bad?

This may come as a shock to many, but according to a study from CarInsuranceComparison.com using data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Georgia drivers are actually the 11th best in the nation based on a variety of criteria.  Maybe all that time...

Emory receives largest ever donation

Atlanta’s Emory University this month received its largest ever donation – a whopping $400 million from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation – to go toward the school’s esteemed medical program.  Generosity from the foundation is no surprise, but...

Flu season hits hard in GA

A particularly nasty flu season has already taken a toll on Georgia – putting over 300 in the hospital and leaving 4 dead.  Those numbers will increase, says the Georgia Department of Public Health, which urges all Georgians to get a flu shot.  So stay hydrated,...

Special session in 2018?

Governor Nathan Deal announced this week that should Amazon place Georgia among its finalists for its HQ2, the state legislature would be called back to the Capitol for a special session over the summer.  Such events are rare, with the last coming in 2010 for...

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