Local businesses chip in

State officials Monday released a list of local businesses that have offered to help provide personal protective equipment and other healthcare equipment during the coronavirus pandemic.  You can see that list, compiled by the Georgia Department of Economic...

Oslo soon to be welcoming a Georgian

It is rare for a native-born Georgian to serve as an ambassador to a foreign nation, but J. Mark Burkhalter is now one of that elite having been nominated by President Donald Trump to be U.S. ambassador to Norway. The Alpharetta native, a senior public policy and...

State Sen. pushes Fulton elections office

Many Fulton County residents have found themselves dismayed by the slow rate of returns on absentee ballot requests.  One Fulton legislator, state Sen. Jen Jordan (D-Atlanta) has made moves to help clear up confusion and push for action.  Jordan took to Twitter this...

Kemp reverses course on driver’s tests

Followed by backlash from both the public and the media, Gov. Brian Kemp this week reversed his decision to allow Georgia teens to obtain driver’s licenses without taking a road test.  The 20,000+ teenagers who have taken advantage of the waiver must now pass the test...

Georgia company scores big contract

An Atlanta-based food supplier – Royal Food Service Co. Inc. – was announced Monday as having won a five year, $465 million federal contract to supply fresh fruits and vegetables to the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Department of Agriculture.  U.S. Sen....

Gwinnett’s $120k mistake

Gwinnett County officials are in hot water this week after it was found they bought four $30,000 temperature scanners made in China that as it turns out are not able to tell if people have fevers.  The scanners were sold by RedSpeed USA but made by Zhejiang Dahua...

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