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Updates on Georgia General Assembly’s Final Legislative Day

Today is the last day of the 2018 Georgia Legislature, also known as Sine Die. The capitol is filled with lawmakers working to get their bills passed before midnight. If the bills aren’t passed today, they will be tabled until next year. Here’s a look at what’s happened at the capitol so far: The Georgia…

Georgia is Hollywood in the South

Georgia’s reputation for in next to California and New York for film production. “Things are booming in Georgia,” said Professor Richard Neupert, coordinator of film studies at the University of Georgia. “It’s going to be a ten billion dollar business this year.”    Production teams are flocking to Georgia because of the tax breaks for…

Anti-LGBT Adoption Bill to Hinder Progress in Georgia

The Georgia State Senate passed SB-375. The bill, if passed, would allow adoption and foster care agencies to deny gay couples the right to adopt or foster in the state of Georgia. The bill, also called “Keep Faith in Adoption and Foster Care Act”, passed 35-19 on Friday. The bill, which is headed to the…

Athens beloved WWII Veteran will be put to rest Friday at 11 a.m.

Athens businessman and World War II veteran Claude Williams Jr. has passed away at the age of 95. Williams earned many honors including the rank of captain of his 245th U.S. Army Infantry. The Athens community also remembers Williams for his leadership and successful business ventures. Williams founded Athens radio station WRFC, the Athens Daily…

TIMELINE: A history of Winder EMS approval

The battle for the sole emergency medical service provider in Barrow County continues to rage on. A lawsuit has been filed by county attorney Angie Davis of the Barrow County Superior Court against the city of Winder. The city has since responded by hiring Smith, Welch, Webb and White Attorneys at Law in McDonough to…