Georgians vote ‘yes’ on taxes

Raising taxes is never an attractive proposal, but many Georgians sing a different tune when it comes to local increases.  A handful of special local purpose option sales tax (SPLOST) hikes were passed statewide Tuesday, including a T-SPLOST in Athens, E-SPLOSTS in...

Riding the blue wave

The returns came in early in Virginia, where Democrat Ralph Northam pulled off a surprisingly easy win over Republican Ed Gillespie in the state’s gubernatorial race.  Georgia’s results came back just a bit slower, but once they did it was clear that VA...

Suwanee council candidate drops out

Joe Briggs, a candidate for Suwanee City Council, dropped out of the race this week just before election day after it came to light that he had made a series of offensive tweets calling Jews “racists” and comparing Zionists to nazis.  Another harsh lesson...

Cobb faces budget shortfall for 2019

Just a month after patching up a $20 million budget shortfall for 2018 by using one-time funds, the Cobb County commissioners could be facing a nearly $30 million deficit for 2019.  Commissioners are brainstorming ways to save money, including cutting down on county...

Congressman claims Handel ‘stole’ election

Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson is jumping on board the elections-data wipe outrage sweeping the state, claiming that Jon Ossoff had his election “stolen” from him by Republicans.  Ossoff lost a runoff earlier this year to Karen Handel by a margin...

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