Tag: Georgia

Kemp Stops Off In Tifton

Secretary of State Brian Kemp visited Tifton Feb. 27 on his two-week “Putting Georgians First” bus tour of the state during his campaign for Georgia governor. He made his stop at Lewis Taylor Farms and spent over an hour speaking with supporters and touring the facility. Kemp told supporters that

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

Georgia Ranks 45th for Children’s Healthcare

One national organization says the pickings are slim in the Peach State when it comes to offerings for children’s healthcare.  “Georgia could use improvement in a couple of areas.  One is just the sheer percentage of children without health insurance coverage. Right now, that’s about eight percent, that’s in the