Kemp, Woods announce bonus for Georgia teachers 

Among the other news from the State of the State yesterday morning from Gov. Brian Kemp was the announcement of a one-time $1,000 bonus payment for Georgia every K-12 teacher and staff member in the state.    “In a day and age where so much is thrown at those...

Kemp: Georgia economy bouncing back

   Like the rest of the country, Georgia has faced many challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But there is at least one area where Georgia has exceeded other states — economic development and job creation.  “Even in the midst of a global pandemic,...

Initial unemployment claims on the rise in Georgia

First-time unemployment claims in Georgia increased by 5,581 last week to 37,039, reflecting a national trend, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. As a result, the state agency paid out more than $223 million to jobless Georgians last week, as benefit...

New Fulton Co. Sheriff Hits the Ground Running 

  The new sheriff of Georgia’s most populous county, where the capital city of Atlanta is located, is quite a contrast to that city’s mayor.  Just days after being sworn in, Fulton County Sheriff Pat Labat announced that buying the Atlanta City Detention...

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