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Republican gubernatorial candidate Clay Tippins was in Columbus on Monday to speak to the Republican women of Muscogee and Harris Counties and was asked why he was running for the state's top office. "I am madly in love with the State of Georgia," he said before his talk at the Hilton garden Inn.
The purpose of the GRHA was to "provide medical attendance, stores, and supplies, hospital rooms, accommodations and transportation for the sick and wounded soldiers of, and in the State of Georgia." It was a very broad mandate indeed! The act included a "sum of two hundred thousand dollars" to be ...

Acknowledging Ms. Duncan was indeed the oldest Jamaican residing in the city of Milton and the State of Georgia at large, Mayor Lockwood in reading the proclamation, said: "As a resident of Milton, the city is inspired by her long life." The mayor offered best wishes for continued good health, happiness ...
"Their environmental divisions are very sensitive to these issues and I feel sure they will do an in-depth study of what the pros and cons would be if we were to have offshore drilling off the coast of the State of Georgia." Deal stands alone among the 22 governors of coastal U.S. states in that he has refrained ...

Then, in 2015, the State of Georgia legalized the use of cannabis oil as a medical treatment for a handful of disorders and diseases - including seizure disorders like CJ's. "So, some teachers and some of the other people around the (school) community realized it wasn't working. They found this oil for me, ...
When it comes to the flu and how widespread it's been this season, Georgia is now ranked the sickest state with South Carolina coming in at a close second. There have been 51 deaths in Georgia with 11 of those here in our area - within 100 miles of each other. All of them are people ages 50 and older.
"When the State of Georgia decides to bring suit against the federal government or a corporate actor, the attorney general is supposed to serve as the people's lawyer," he said. "He's not the attorney for the governor, the Republican party or the Chamber of Commerce; he's not the chief public relations officer ...
Trevor McNaboe. Gwinnett County native since 1993. I graduated from Brookwood high school and Georgia Southern University with a degree in Journalism. I cover news and education for the largest school system in the State of Georgia. Follow Trevor McNaboe. Close ...
Some universal truths about National Signing Day rang true again Wednesday, yet there were also novel developments. New coaches scrambled to shore up a semblance of a recruiting class, traditional land-grant power programs locked up the country's most impressive crops of talent and young players ...
(WTVM) - The State of Georgia has agreed to no longer put voters on an "inactive" list when they fail to confirm their new addresses after moving within the same county. The ACLU says the state should have been automatically updating the addresses of voters who move within the same county instead of ...
ATLANTA (AP) -- The State of Georgia has agreed to no longer put voters on the "inactive" list when they fail to confirm their new addresses after moving within the same county. The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia said in a news release Friday that it had reached a settlement with Secretary of ...
"We are excited for the State of Georgia to receive another zoological institution that connects humans and animals, however Georgia Aquarium has not entered into an official partnership with the Georgia Safari conservation Park," said aquarium spokeswoman Debbie Campbell. "As far as I know, I am also ...
The State of Georgia must decide: will it be a hub of technological and online media innovation, or will it be the state that criminalized terms of service violations? Will it support security research that makes us all safer, or will they chill the ability of Georgia's infosec community to identify vulnerabilities that ...
Of all the collegiate basketball players in the State of Georgia, the brightest potential to make it onward to the NBA likely resides in downtown Atlanta. Georgia State's D'Marcus Simonds has been dominating college basketball with eyes set on a future in professional basketball. Simonds averages 21.3 ...
There is a new proposal to legalize marijuana in Georgia for the entire state. Right now, the bill is going through the State Senate. When it comes to marijuana, we know attitudes are changing. In October, Atlanta decriminalized small amounts of marijuana in the city, and DeKalb County commissioners ...

"It's about fighting back not only locally but nationally and letting the State of Georgia be a voice not of discrimination but of defense. It's about making sure that discrimination of any kind, that from the beginning, the governor is the face of what will not happen in the State of Georgia, and that's why I'm running ...
Two renewed and very controversial efforts to fund education in the State of Georgia are back on the table. After multiple failed attempts over the last couple of years to pass the casino gambling bill, Georgia lawmakers are now proposing legalized marijuana. The irony is that the gambling bill failed because ...
Roswell, GA - From the City of Roswell: Sen. John Albers (R - Roswell) is happy to announce that the City of Roswell was awarded a Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) to construct new water treatment projects from the Georgia Environment finance Authority (GEFA). "I commend GEFA for ...
Nashville -- Court Appointed Special Advocates Day at the Capitol is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14, at the State Capitol in Atlanta. Two child advocates from Alapaha Judicial Circuit plan to attend, according to a press release from the Alapaha Circuit. The circuit represents Atkinson, Berrien, Clinch, ...
Sen. John Albers announces that the city of Roswell was awarded a Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) to construct new water treatment projects from the Georgia Environment finance Authority (GEFA). "I commend GEFA for awarding this important financing to our local community," said Sen.
Georgia Senate leaders have introduced legislation creating two committees of state health officials and health-care professionals from the private sector to look for ways to increase access to medical care while reducing costs. One of the two would broadly address the challenges responsible for making ...
healthcare in the State of Georgia is expanding after new legislation passed this week. nurses can now obtain a multi-state license that allows them to practice medicine across state lines. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced this measure giving nurses the opportunity to work in 28 additional ...
The State of Georgia wants more teens like McKeehan to get exposure to manufacturing while they're in high school by expanding the Georgia Consortium for Advanced Technical Training (CATT). students start the three-year program when they're 15 and are matched with a nearby technical college and a ...
... that hasn't stopped some lawmakers from sponsoring bills like "English-only" and special driver's licenses for immigrants. They think big corporations are looking more to their bottom line than to measures like these. "Again, black eye for the State of Georgia," said Gwinnett County lawmaker Pedro Marin.
"This has saved the State of Georgia millions of dollars that were wasted on excessive incarcerations of people convicted of minor drug offenses," said Stephen Bright, a law professor who once headed the Southern Center for human rights in Atlanta. "And it means that many African-Americans and their ...
"Imagine if the stepfather of the CEO of Amazon was in today's State of Georgia, with an English-only bill," said Palacios. McKoon rejected the idea that his bill could spook Amazon. He said companies decide where they will build based on taxes, regulations, workforce, infrastructure and tax incentives, and ...
The Georgia music Investment Act officially went into effect with the new year and now the State of Georgia is open for business. In the following editorial, Tammy Hurt, managing partner for Endeavor Sound and a national trustee for the Recording Academy/Atlanta, and Stephen Weizenecker, partner at ...
(WRDW/WAGT) - South Carolina lawmakers are looking to make an amendment to the 1976 South Carolina law regarding the cruelty to animals. The amended law would punish those who 'cruelly tether' dogs for long periods of time and improperly. In a 2016 study conducted by the Animal legal defense ...
1,005 U.S. hospitals met this criteria, including 32 within the State of Georgia. Statewide, the average length of stay for Georgia Medicare enrollees was 5.49 days, nearly identical to the nation's average LOS of 5.47 days. Grady Memorial Hospital was the only Georgia hospital to account for an average LOS ...
Georgia, the Supreme Court will decide whether the State of Georgia has violated water access rights flowing from two rivers in Georgia in the Apalachicola River that empties into the Gulf of Mexico. At issue is the slow destruction of a rich ecosystem in the Panhandle that has also had wide-ranging impacts ...
Paul Umbach, founder of Tripp Umbach, reiterated that the effect the school has had on its communities as well as the economies of Savannah, Atlanta and the State of Georgia in general has been notable. "We have never seen an institution with a greater transformational impact on its local community than ...
"We want to make sure we don't do anything to disrupt the brand for the State of Georgia," said Chris Clark, president and CEO of the Georgia Chamber. "We expect candidates to oppose any legislation that is discriminatory or appears to be discriminatory," Clark continued. "We are going to oppose any ...
And he spiced his speech with a touch of humor, including a crayon-scrawled letter his wife, Sandra, received from a student she visited. In it was the student's gratitude "for visiting my school and thank you for running the State of Georgia." "My wife made certain that I saw that letter," Deal said with a wink.
In one such package was a letter from a student in an early grade who wrote to Sandra and said, "thank you for visiting my school and thank you for running the State of Georgia." My wife made certain that I saw that letter. She said she wanted me to know of that student's appreciation for her real job.
Something's rotting the Peach State of Georgia: sanctuary cities. The state outlawed them in 2009, but despite some in the media questioning their existence, that doesn't mean they aren't real. And growing. For the past few months, Georgia Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle has been highlighting the ...
"This accreditation, it affords our students the same privileges of any student who graduates at any school in the State of Georgia, whether it's a private school, Christian school or public school," Ward said. "It's fully recognized by the Georgia Department of education and the University (System) of Georgia ...
"In the first half of 2017, the State of Georgia did start to take a very hard look at their agricultural water management," Manganiello said, noting that the state needs to require metered water use for agriculture. Ultimately, the water policy director said a permanent resolution won't be possible without bringing ...
In light of several factors, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Gov. Nathan Deal and Fulton County government officials, have announced early closures for state and local government in metro Atlanta on Monday, January 8. The City of Atlanta will close at 2:30 p.m. Fulton County and the state government ...
WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- Three cars of an Amtrak train carrying more than 300 people from Miami to New York were derailed in snowy Savannah in the southeastern U.S. State of Georgia, authorities said early Thursday. No injuries were reported. Amtrak spokesman Jason Abrams said two sleeper ...
The country's best high school football players will come together on one field Thursday night in the 2018 Under Armour All-American Game. In a game featuring the top 100 players in high school football, 14 come from the State of Georgia. Not all of these players are guaranteed to play, but they are on the ...
"You cannot claim to believe in economic security but refuse to raise the minimum wage in the State of Georgia," she said. It's not that pushing for a living wage is a radical idea in Georgia. That year, when Republicans won statewide by almost 8 points, 57 percent of voters said they supported increasing the ...
Last March, the first-ever tax incentive for Georgia's music industry was passed by the state legislature. The Georgia music Investment Act officially went into effect with the new year and now the State of Georgia is open for business. In the following editorial, Tammy Hurt, managing partner for Endeavor ...
... advocacy organizations, including event coordinator Triana Arnold James -- The Reigning Mrs. Georgia -- and the Georgia cancer Control Consortium's HPV Prevention and education Work Group at the Georgia Capitol to proclaim January as cervical cancer Awareness Month in the State of Georgia.
Here's everything you need to know from the State of Georgia to stay safe - and legal - when shooting off fireworks this New Year's holiday weekend. Learn even more here. What fireworks can you buy in Georgia? In Georgia, all fireworks classified as DOT 1.4G (consumer fireworks) are legal to purchase ...
Building on a legacy of successful, collaborative land protection in the state, partners from the natural resources conservation Service, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish And Wildlife Service, the military services, the State of Georgia, and a number of private conservation organizations have identified about 1.3 ...
"Ironically, Delta is complaining about our subsidy while fighting with the State of Georgia about the continuation of its fuel tax breaks," al Baker ...
James Oglethorpe, was purchased by the State of Georgia in 1947 and established as a state park. Today, it is one of the largest preservation ...
And Captain America civil war all filmed in the State of Georgia. The state bringing in more and more film and television production over the last ...


 

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