PETA aims at Uga

Following last Saturday’s University of Georgia football game, PETA – which stands for “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals,” called for the school to retire its beloved bulldog mascot Uga, saying he should “be at home with a loving family.”  Uga of course,...

Gwinnett Republican named to Board of Regents

Gov. Brian Kemp on Monday named Rachel Little to the state Board of Regents, the group that oversees the University System of Georgia.  Little, a GOP stalwart in Gwinnett County, will replace former Regent Dean Alford, who resigned last month following his arrest on...

Columbus Airport Gets Major $$

A federal Department of Transportation grant will see nearly $4 million go to the Columbus Airport for infrastructure improvements, according to information released Friday.  The money will go towards terminal upgrades, a welcome addition following some of the parking...

Tatooine in Georgia

Star Wars is all the rage right now with a new hit streaming show and the final film in the new trilogy (sadly not filmed here) set to come out next month.  Georgia has its own little slice in a new Department of Defense cybersecurity office that opened its doors this...

A Bibb County gang bust

Investigators in Bibb County, in and around Macon, announced this week that they arrested some 33 gang members as part of a major bust.  The operation, coined “Operation Hidden Eye,” has led to a precipitous drop in violent crime, with the county’s...

Kemp’s popularity soars

While some Republicans, including President Donald Trump, have struggled with their favorability ratings in recent months, one prominent Georgian is on a major upswing.  A recent AJC poll shows a 54 percent approval rating for Gov. Brian Kemp, up 17 points from...

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