Warnock worries

Georgia Democrats are expressing concern at the flagging campaign of U.S. Senate candidate Rev. Raphael Warnock.  A recent Monmouth poll showed Warnock lagging well behind Republicans Kelly Loeffler and Doug Collins, and even behind fellow Dem Matt Lieberman, who many...

Marietta Legion Post 29 boosts National Guard

Horace Orr Post 29 of the American Legion isn’t sitting on their hands during the pandemic.  The Marietta-based post, Georgia’s largest, recently partnered with Coca-Cola to help supply the Georgia National Guard in Marietta with water and assorted Coke...

Another Special Legislative Session Looms

Gov. Brian Kemp yesterday hinted that another special session of the General Assembly may have to be convened. The problem: Already-outdated numbers which demand adjustments to the $25.9 billion fiscal year 2021 state budget that lawmakers passed just two months ago....

Google awards Morehouse research grant

A new partnership between Google.org, (the philanthropy arm of the tech giant) and the Satcher Health Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine will study the impact of COVID-19 on minority communities – which have been harmed disproportionately by the virus. ...

Trees, trees, and more trees

Atlanta has long been known as “the city in a forest,” owing to the fact that it boasts a remarkably high tree coverage rate for a major city – a 2014 study put the ratio at 48% coverage.  Local residents and conservationists though, are not resting...

Waynesboro Mayor Arrested

Last week Waynesboro Mayor Gregory Carswell was arrested and charged with two counts of felony theft by deception and two felony counts of identity theft fraud when using/possessing identifying information concerning a person.  The charges relate to the Burke County...

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