Trammell re-elected as House Minority Leader

State Rep. Bob Trammell (D-Luthersville) won re-election as House Minority Leader on Monday over Stacey Abrams ally Rep. Carolyn Hugley (D-Columbus).  Trammell, (coincidentally one of James Magazine’s 2018 ‘Legislators of the Year’) has received high...

A Startling State Senate Leadership Change

After the voting occurred last week during state Senate Republican Caucus elections, the only surprise was that Sen. Bill Cowsert of Athens was ousted as the majority leader by Sen. Mike Dugan who represents portions of Carroll, Douglas and Paulding counties. ...

Camp Kudzu aids Georgia kids

Occasionally we like to recognize worthy Peach State charitable organizations. This time it is Camp Kudzu. The organization’s Atlanta-based board, staff and volunteers support over 840 children and teens with type 1 diabetes (along with their families) by...

TSA on point in ATL

TSA may not be the most popular federal agency out there, but here in Atlanta they’re doing their jobs – and surprisingly – doing them well.  For the second straight year Hartsfield-Jackson’s TSA agents have discovered more improperly packed or...

Amazon rejects Atlanta

The Amazon HQ2-to-Atlanta saga ended with a whimper this week as the tech giant announced it would be constructing its new headquarters in two locations – New York and Northern Virginia.  Difficult news for Georgia’s top-rate economic development team, who...

Georgia Southern wins major grant

A team of professors at Georgia Southern University has been awarded a $763,897 grant from the Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.  The grant will go towards developing a program to help teach local middle and...

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