Sens. secure SHEP funding

It pays to have friends in high places.  This week U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA), and Congressman Buddy Carter (R-GA-01) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ has recommended $130.28 million in federal funds to keep the...

Something stinks in Fulton Co.

  As first reported by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, over the past four months more than 40 million(!) gallons of untreated sewage have spilled into waterways in Fulton County due to its outdated and in parts crumbling sewer system.  The county has already...

GA Grad Schools Rank High

The latest annual collegiate rankings from the U.S. News and World Report are out, and they show some Georgia graduate schools as being among the best in the country.  Emory’s nursing school ranked fourth in the nation, while UGA’s public affairs program...

Georgia boasts 13 billionaires

Forbes’ 33rd annual ranking of the world’s billionaires was released last week, and featured are 13 Georgians, all in or around Atlanta.  Most of the names will sound familiar – Jim Kennedy tops the list, which also includes a pair of Cathy brothers,...

Jackson County forced to pay ransom

The Jackson County government last week was forced to pay some $400,000 in ransom to cyber-criminals who took over their computer systems.  Poor cybersecurity left the county defenseless, enabling hackers to gain control and leaving even federal investigators and...

Dick Williams set to retire

Longtime host of The Georgia Gang Dick Williams has announced his retirement from the political talk show on WAGA-TV, with his final appearance as host set for this Sunday.  Williams is the last original member of the long-running show, which will be hosted by Lori...

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