Month: February 2018

Georgia Could Lose Out on Amazon’s Second Headquarters Because…Republicans

Could Georgia Republicans’ spat with Delta threaten Atlanta’s bid to land Amazon’s second headquarters? The city is on Amazon’s short list of the 20 metro areas still in running for the $5 billion facility that will create 50,000 jobs. The company received proposals from 238 cities and regions across North

Georgia cybercrime bill would target ‘snoopers’

Draconian. Unnecessary. These are the words used by the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia to describe a new proposal making its way through the Georgia state legislature. Supporters say the bill will provide the ability for law enforcement to prosecute “on-line snoopers” — so called hackers that break into

Sylvester Welcomes New Police Chief

Kenneth Washington, an Albany native who has been in law enforcement for 42 years, is the new Police Chief for Sylvester, GA. Before becoming Police Chief, he worked in the Albany Police Department, Doughtery County Police Department, ASU Police Department.  He worked for the Sylvester Police Department for nine years

City Council Considering Privatizing Probation Services

According to an article at the Tifton Gazette, the City of Tifton Council will be meeting on February 5th to discuss, among other things, a resolution to privatize probation services.  On the surface, this might look like a win-win for the City as they’ve realized (I’m assuming) significant cost savings