Category: Other News

August 19, 2021

Georgia will have more pumps in Fayette, Cobb and Clayton counties   ATHENS, GA– Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Justin Maxson announced Aug. 19  that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $26 million to build infrastructure to expand the availability of higher-blend renewable biofuels by 822 million gallons annually in 23 states including Georgia […]

August 17, 2021

      MARIETTA, GA—Republican Gubernatorial candidate Vernon Jones will be in Cobb County on Wednesday, Aug. 17, to support Wellstar Corporation employees and others at the Stop the Mandate protest in Marietta. The demonstration will be held at11 a.m. at Wellstar Corporate Office, 793 Sawyer Road. “This decision from Wellstar Corporation and others to mandate vaccines for […]

August 17, 2021

ATLANTA—Georgia Power crews are responding to scattered outages this morning as a result of heavy rain and gusty winds associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Fred. As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, approximately 8,000 customers statewide were without power as the weather system continues to move north through the state.    Crews are finding downed […]

August 2, 2021

Applications from local educational entities accepted Aug. 1-31   Atlanta, GA –Gov. Brian P. Kemp has announced the availability of $47 million in Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER), beginning August 1. The Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) will distribute these resources through an application process. The purpose of the GEER II Fund is to provide […]

July 29, 2021

          Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced that the office’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit has indicted eight Albany, GA Bloods gang members on 54 gang and human trafficking charges in which they forced minors and others into sexual servitude. A Dougherty County Grand Jury returned the indictment on July 28. “Gangs are […]

July 28, 2021

        WASHINGTON, D.C. —Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today that four venues in his district will receive more than $542,000 in Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOG). The four venues receiving funds are: A.R.T. Station in Stone Mountain: $61,609 Onstage Atlanta in Scottdale: $84,521 J.D. Entertainment, LLC in Covington: $391,798 Conyers Rockdale Council […]

July 25, 2021

        Here’s the list of Georgia leaders, professionals who  will serve        ATLANTA—Governor Brian P. Kemp announced appointments to various state boards, authorities, commissions, councils, and other state organizations. Georgia State Board of Architects and Interior Designers Cynthia Trimble has practiced as a professional interior designer for over 37 years. She […]

July 23, 2021

  Five Student Conservation Association interns, sponsored by The Nature Conservancy of Georgia’s CITY program, took part in a six week internship, maintaining trails and conserving ecosystems. Seen here with LA Allen, GDEI Training and Education Specialist at The Nature Conservancy, who helped manage the program.    SCA interns helped park rangers spread mulch at […]

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