Categories
Georgia Suspect

Suspect at Georgia officer shooting killed by Authorities

ACWORTH, Ga. (AP) — A man who fired point-blank at the chest of an officer — who was saved by a bulletproof vest — was later killed by police following a manhunt involving multiple law enforcement agencies northwest of Atlanta,…

Categories
Georgia moves

Georgia moves to further crimp jobless aid later this month

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgians receiving unemployment benefits will once again be required to look for work and will be able to earn less before unemployment payments drop beginning June 27.

Categories
Georgia Republicans

Georgia Republicans Overwhelmingly Pass Resolution to Censure Sec. of State Brad Raffensperger

Georgia republicans passed a resolution Saturday to censure Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger for his defense of the state’s election process and refusal to side with President Trump.  Passed at the annual convention on Jekyll Island this weekend, the resolution claims the secretary of state and current Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan “denied that there was…

Categories
Uncategorized

Georgia Home Renovated on ‘Property Brothers’ Is Listed at $625K

Homes renovated on HGTV’s “Property Brothers” continue to be a hot commodity. Now fans of the popular show can purchase a glorious Georgia home fixed up by the Scott brothers.Nearly a decade ago, Jonathan and Drew Scott helped a young couple purchase a three-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom residence in Brookhaven, GA, for $450,000. Post-purchase, the popular siblings…

Categories
Uncategorized

Georgia Set For Another Election Audit After Judge Unseals 145,000 Absentee Ballots

Topline Georgia is set to join Arizona in reviewing a massive number of ballots cast in the 2020 presidential election, according to multiple reports, as legal battles continue more than six months after the final ballots were cast. A worker brings boxes of ballots to be sorted and stacked in preparation for scanning as the…

Categories
Uncategorized

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Slams Critical Race Theory As ‘Dangerous Ideology,’ Says It Shouldn’t Be Taught

Topline Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) called the teaching of critical race theory a “divisive and anti-American curriculum” Thursday, joining a chorus of GOP officials who have taken a similar position as he works to shore up conservative support ahead of a primary challenge against him that was encouraged by former President Donald Trump. In…

Categories
Uncategorized

Georgia The Latest State Dropping $300-A-Week Federal Unemployment Benefits

Topline At least 18 states—all with Republican governors—are set to stop participating in the federal government’s supplemental unemployment benefits program, which provides an extra $300 a week to the jobless, as many Republican officials are claiming the payments disincentivize workers to get back on the job. FILE – In this Jan. 8, 2020 file photo,…

Categories
Georgia veteran

Georgia veteran loses Cherished cane — but Uncovers American patriotism

April 25, 2021 | 12:55am | Updated April 25, 2021 | 12:55am A Georgia Army veteran is heartbroken after losing the hand-carved wooden cane that’s helped her walk since her leg was injured in 2010 during combat in Afghanistan — but now her whole community is helping her find it again. Army Sgt. Kendra Lou…

Categories
Georgia voting

What Georgia voting law actually says – and why stakes seem so high

Opponents of Georgia’s recently enacted election law call it a voting suppression act. They say it will make it harder for some people to vote and is aimed in particular at the Black and other minority voters who pushed the state into the Democratic column for 2020 elections.Proponents say parts of the measure will actually…

Categories
Georgia Ossoff

Georgia Sen. Ossoff Breaks With Biden Over Baseball Boycott Due To New Voting Law

April 02, 2021 3:50 PM ET Democratic Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff broke Friday with President Joe Biden, saying he won’t support moving Major League Baseball’s (MLB) All-Star game out of Georgia in protest of the state’s new divisive voting law. The game was set to be held July 13 at Truist Park, home of the…