Forestry Commission Dir. Arrested

It was revealed this week that Chuck Williams, head of the Georgia Forestry Commission, was arrested over the summer on shoplifting charges and forced to resign from his post.  Williams was arrested after allegedly shoplifting at a Gray, Georgia Ace Hardware, and...

Enforcing hands-free driving

Since it went into effect in July of 2018, Georgia’s “Hands Free Law” has been considered a success.  As distracted-driving citations have increased, traffic fatalities have fallen.  That’s a nice turnaround from 2014-16, which saw a huge uptick in traffic...

SOS office celebrates court ruling

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger Friday celebrated a ruling from the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit that says that absentee ballots can not be accepted any later than the standard deadline.  That ruling overrules one made by a district...

Fulton doubles elections investment

Spurred on by a disastrous primary election voting process, Fulton County is touting its investment in the elections process that will hopefully iron out any kinks ahead of the November general election.  Featuring a new mobile app, an additional 85 voting locations,...

Aflac named goBeyondProfit Champion

Columbus-based insurance giant Aflac has long taken corporate responsibility seriously.  The highly diverse company features of 66% women, nearly 40% African Americans and almost 50% minorities.  It also has championed the cause of fighting childhood cancer since the...

GDOT Honored

The Georgia Department of Transportation has been selected as the 2020 NOCoE (National Operations Center of Excellence) TSMO Awards Overall Winner, winning out over 45 other entries from around the U.S. The award recognizes GDOT’s advancement in the expanding...

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