It’s been a year of highs in Georgia. Record high temperatures, record number of films produced, record tourism numbers, record…. number of snakebites? According to the Georgia Poison Control Center, there have been 392 snakebites recorded in the state this year, compared to 355 at this time last year. There have also been 98 cases of individuals needed antivenom. Experts are attributing the numbers to this summer’s high temperatures, as well as the housing boom across much of the state, but whatever the reason a record number of snake bites has the state’s ship SINKING…
Gov. Brian Kemp announced Thursday that the Ball Corporation will be constructing a new plant in Rome, bringing with it more than 180 jobs and an investment of over $200 million. The plant, which will produce aluminum cups, will be the company’s second in the area. For Rome and Floyd County as a whole, the big investment has the region RISING…
- House passes Hice’s Presidential Pension Reform bill
- Committee on Maternal Mortality hears about work being done across the state
- Debunking Ag Myths pt. 2: Snakes Aren’t Scary!
- Rome gets big investment
- Lawmakers hear testimony on casinos and gambling
- The 2020 Census and the dangers of under-counting