Augusta college honors Lee Elder

Leading up to the Masters this week, Augusta’s Paine College on Tuesday honored Lee Elder, the first black man to play in the tournament, with an honorary doctorate recognizing his lifetime achievement.  The award also comes with scholarships to be endowed to...

Crowded Race for Labor Commissioner

There isn’t ordinarily a heated race for the position of state labor commissioner – but 2022 is not going to be an ordinary year.  Embattled Commissioner Mark Butler is already facing a primary challenge from Sen. Bruce Thompson (R-White), and Monday a...

DeKalb Schools’ screw up

Last year the DeKalb County School Board named Dr. Rudy Crew as the only finalist for its open superintendent position, and offered him a contract.  Two weeks later the same school board rejected him by a vote of 4-3.  Crew filed a complaint over the reasoning behind...

Georgia Wins Water War

Georgia struck a decisive victory in the Water Wars against Florida Thursday – as the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in the Peach State’s favor.  Justice Amy Coney Barrett authored the decision, which stated that Florida did not sufficiently prove...

Atlanta’s “Studio City”

The site of the old General Motors plant in Doraville, near Atlanta, has sat vacant since 2008.  Well not for much longer – Gray Television is purchasing the 127-acre property to develop it into a mixed-use ‘Studio City’ which will feature...

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