Georgia man charged in mask scam

A Georgia resident has been arrested for his role in a scheme to sell more than $300 million worth of N-95 face masks to a foreign government.  One problem?  The masks did not exist.  The Secret Service stepped in just before the deal – which saw a purchase of...

Local Produce Sales Up

As Georgians try to return to normal, one local industry is seeing sales numbers majorly on the rise – local farmers.  Farmers markets across the state are reporting big time numbers as locals’ demand for fresh produce has exploded.  At the Forsyth...

Deal leads prison reform group

One of the highlights of former Gov. Nathan Deal’s eight years in office was his focus on criminal justice reform, eventually resulting in a series of bills that drew praise from both sides of the aisle.  Much of that work was then used by President Donald Trump...

DA candidate in hot water

The Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit district attorney race has officially gotten weird – as candidate Mark Jones, running against incumbent Julia Slater in the Democratic primary, had a warrant issued for his arrest Tuesday evening for allegedly...

Could Georgia host GOP Convention?

Thanks to coronavirus Georgia has missed out on some major events this year, including the NCAA Final Four.  But could it be picking one up later this fall?  President Donald Trump over the weekend expressed his displeasure with North Carolina officials over not being...

Summer Predictions

First published in 1792, the Old Farmer’s Almanac has been predicting weather patterns in the US for nearly 230 years.  And what does it predict in 2020 for Georgia?  Not much heat until later in July, with an average June temperature of 77 degrees, below...

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