Mayor Bottoms tone deaf regarding Buckhead

When Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms addressed the Buckhead Coalition last week with a list of 2018 accomplishments,she claimed that overall crime was down “by 2 percent” in Atlanta. Yet no mention of the crime wave occurring in the Buckhead business section of...

Hands-free law lowers fatalities

According to data presented this week to the Georgia House Insurance Committee, traffic fatalities fell 3.4% in 2018 over the previous year, and the hands-free driving law deserves much of the credit.  Findings from the Center for Risk and Uncertainty Management at...

Georgia nursing homes don’t make the grade

According to a study from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the state of Georgia is lacking when it comes to nursing home care.  The study took into account health inspections, staffing, and quality of care among other categories, and found that...

Georgia college performs new procedure

The Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University is in the headlines this week after performing a first of its kind surgery to help treat stroke survivors.  The procedure uses stem cells inserted into the brain to help stroke victims regain lost function,...

Cobb DA named GBI Dir.

Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday appointed Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds as the new director of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.  Reynolds, originally from Rome, has been among the most well respected DA’s in the state since winning the position in...

Authorities make sex trafficking arrests

Federal and state officials have made a big show of promising to crack down on sex trafficking ahead of the Super Bowl, and now that promise is paying dividends.  Homeland Security officials, working alongside more than 40 state and local authorities including City of...

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