At the Georgia Conservancy’s recent annual gala, the ecoBenefête, former President Jimmy Carter was honored as the 2019 Distinguished Conservationist.read more
Georgia officials will now have more tools to fight human trafficking and provide more support and resources to victims of these crimes, thanks to nearly $153 million in grant funding.read more
State Representative Rick Williams (R-Milledgeville) plans to introduce legislation that would “prohibit the disguising of caller identification information in the state,” and help cut the large number of these scamming calls in Georgia.read more
The United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) held its annual convention in Atlanta this past weekend at the Century Center Marriott, returning to the city at which it adopted its name in 1895.read more
The United States Justice Department Thursday announced that it reached an agreement with Lanier Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, to resolve a lawsuit that alleged discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).read more
Since 1993, the Anheuser-Busch brewery in Cartersville has been brewing beer at a feverish pace. It brews more than 20 of the beer brands, the iconic Budweiser sign can be seen from Interstate 75.read more
Bob Voyles, who has dedicated over 20 years to advancing the mission of Community Improvement Districts (CIDs) throughout the metro Atlanta region, was honored Wednesday night at the Council for Quality Growth’s 10th Annual Community Improvement Recognition ceremony.read more
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms this week tabbed transit guru Josh Rowan as the city’s first commissioner of its newly formed Department of Transportation (ATLDOT).read more
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When lawyers in private practice fail in a fundamental responsibility, clients have recourses. When government lawyers commit the same missteps, particularly in criminal cases, there are far fewer options.
Given Georgia’s gang crisis, most would believe that statewide law enforcement and prosecution would aggressively implement best practices for their anti-gang initiatives. Recent research by the Georgia Gang Investigators Association (GGIA), however, reveals a lack of consistency. Rises and falls in 2019 gang arrest rates illustrate.
This Halloween, there is more to fear than ghouls and vampires. A much more insidious creature threatens to strike fear in the hearts of children and adults alike: a joint government plan to waste taxpayer money.