Return of the scooters

As quickly as e-scooters swarmed Atlanta streets over the past couple of years, it seemed they disappeared.  New laws and regulations laid down by cities across the state limited the popular vehicles, pushing companies to revise their operations.  Now in Atlanta four...

Masks on

This week Savannah Mayor Van Johnson issued an executive order mandating that residents wear masks when out in public or risk fines.  This coming in the wake of a COVID-19 case uptick as the state has reopened.  Meanwhile Gov. Brian Kemp has stopped short, strongly...

Bumper Peach Crop

2020 has been a tough year in Georgia to say the least, but for farmers of the state’s most iconic fruit, things are looking up.  Peach growers in north, middle, and south Georgia are reporting banner years, with perfect amounts of rain and balmy temperatures...

APD infuriated over treatment

Eight Atlanta Police Department officers are facing criminal charges and five were swiftly fired without due process by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to placate protestors during and after the riots and looting that shook the city earlier this month. After the fatal...

Columbus Chamber names new CEO

The Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce this week announced the hiring of Jerald Mitchell as its new president and CEO.  Mitchell, currently the Vice President of Economic Development for the Atlanta Beltline, Inc., becomes the first African American to head up the...

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