Georgia’s Marjorie Taylor-Greene Doubles-Down and Calls on Republicans To “Go Scorched-Earth” if Trump Is Arrested
After flipping out on her social media channels over the likely arrest of the one-term former president Donald Trump, Georgia's most outspoken and controversial Republican - Marjorie Taylor-Greene - appeared to double-down with her anger on March 18. She called for "every single Republican (to) go scorched earth" in the event that Donald Trump is arrested on March 21, as has been predicted.
Should Georgia tampons be taxed?
Data: Alliance for Period Supplies; Note: Includes legislation that went into effect in January 2023; Map: Madison Dong/Axios VisualsGeorgia is one of 12 states considering legislation to exempt menstrual products from taxation this year.Twenty-three states and Washington, D.C. have already done it.Driving the news: State Rep. Debbie Buckner (D-Junction City) has been pushing for the change since 2018 and this year again co-sponsored a bipartisan bill to exempt all period-related products from state tax.Buckner told Axios while it hasn't yet gotten a vote this year, the bill "is still in play. There is a small chance it could make it...
Georgia prosecutors considering racketeering and conspiracy charges in probe of effort to overturn Trump’s 2020 loss, source says
Atlanta-area prosecutors are considering bringing racketeering and conspiracy charges in connection with Donald Trump's effort to overturn the 2020 election in Georgia, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation.
Yamaha Rightwaters™ Helps Georgia Department of Natural Resources Power G3 Jon Boats for Stephen C. Foster State Park Visitors
KENNESAW, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 20, 2023-- Yamaha Rightwaters™ continues its support of Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) by powering six jon boats with Yamaha F6 outboards in Stephen C. Foster State Park. The outboards give visitors the opportunity to fish, birdwatch and explore the Okefenokee Swamp, the largest blackwater swamp in the U.S. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230320005077/en/ Yamaha Rightwaters™ supports the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) by powering six jon boats with Yamaha F6 outboards in Stephen C. Foster State Park. The outboards give visitors the opportunity to fish, birdwatch and explore the Okefenokee Swamp, the largest blackwater swamp in the U.S. (Photo: Business Wire)
Rick Ross’s neighbours ‘annoyed by his pet buffalo’
Rick Ross’s two pet buffalo have reportedly been causing a scene in Georgia, US.The rapper has owned the animals since last March, when a friend purchased them for his birthday.The buffalo have since been grazing on the 280 acres of Ross’s “Promise Land” estate, but it seems they have been breaking boundaries.According to reports, the animals have wandered beyond his land and into his neighbours’ grounds on several occasions.A neighbour reported the roaming buffalos to the police, per TMZ, who shared footage of the animals.According to the US outlet, police told the neighbour in question that the issue was...
You Can Now Rent An Electric Moke In The United States
Remember the Mini Moke? It was a post-war vehicle based on the first-generation Mini that was originally intended for military use, but eventually became a hit among beach lovers and outdoors enthusiasts. Fast forward to the 21st century and a handful of companies have remastered the iconic British recreational vehicle...
And who looks over the D.A.’s shoulders?
In Georgia, outside of urban jurisdictions, district attorneys typically operate across multi-county jurisdictions, and the Prosecuting Attorney’s Council of Georgia provides continuing education and training, as well as serving as an excellent information source and case exchange, and de facto professional trade association. However, there is no agency other than the State Bar Association with any direct oversight or disciplinary authority related to prosecutorial misconduct.
Missing in Georgia: Police searching for 13-year-old girl who left home
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Above video: Your Monday headlines. Police in Georgia need your help finding a missing teenage girl. According to the DeKalb County Police Department, the 13-year-old girl, identified only by her first name Deaniyka, was last seen March 18. She was spotted leaving her home near...
Georgia awarded $1M grant for ongoing mental health crisis
ATLANTA – Georgia is one of 15 states each awarded $1 million from HHS for CCBHC Planning grants to help address the mental health crisis. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), today awarded 15 states each with $1 million, one-year Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) planning grants. This announcement marks the first time these planning grants have been available since the program began in 2015.
Lawmakers call for consumer relief as Vogtle goes over budget
A bipartisan state Senate Resolution this week was introduced calling on the Public Service Commission to mitigate costs overruns for ratepayers from the Plant Vogtle expansion. The resolution has not yet been put up for a vote, but it is sponsored by 23 senators, half the members of the chamber....
Weather Update: Freezing and fire possible in Georgia today
The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for north and central Georgia, in effect now through Monday morning, as temperatures are expected to plummet into the 20s. Residents are advised to take necessary precautions to protect sensitive vegetation and exposed pipes from the freezing conditions. The Freeze Warning...
Democrats worry Stacey Abrams may run for governor's office for third time: Report
Democrats are reportedly worried that former Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams may attempt another run for office after two straight failed bids for governor.
Gasoline prices dropped in Georgia over the past week on oil price plunge, slow demand
According to the latest weekly report from AAA, drivers in Georgia are paying a bit less for gasoline this week than Monday of last week. Drivers in the state are now paying an average of $3.22 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, which is 4 cents lower than a week ago, the same as a month ago, and 96 cents lower than this time last year. Filling up a 15-gallon tank of regular gasoline costs $48.30, which is $15.00 less than a year ago.
Listen up: New wave of Georgia lawmakers accents state’s shifting demographics
Audio story: Georgia is becoming more diverse each day, and the people in charge of creating the state’s policies are starting to reflect this change. Listen to the diverse voices of Georgia’s representatives throughout the 2023 General Assembly. In the last decade, Georgia’s population has grown more diverse,...
High fire danger in Cobb County and other parts of the region Monday March 20 due to low humidity
The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement that warns of high fire danger in Cobb County and much of the rest of north Georgia on today, Monday March 20 due expected low humidity. What is in the statement?. The statement gives the following details:. …HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS...
Georgia animal advocates call for animal cruelty task force during protest at State Capitol
The rally comes after police arrested Mekhi Jackson Saturday in a disturbing animal cruelty case.
Five Georgia children still in custody; advocates demand release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Advocates and activists gathered in Coffee County Monday morning to demand that five children be released from the Department of Child Services’ custody and allowed to return to their parents in Georgia. The children were taken into (DCS) custody more than a month ago after...
Gas prices are dropping in Georgia. Here’s why
The Gist: Georgia drivers are currently paying an average of $3.22 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline, a decrease of 4 cents compared to a week ago. The state’s gas prices have remained consistent over the past month and are significantly lower than they were a year ago. What...
Cold start to Spring
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The new season starts off COLD as most of our Southwest Georgia and western Big Bend counties are under a Freeze Warning until 9 AM Monday morning. Temperatures will slowly climb into the low to mid 60s throughout the afternoon hours. For March 20th, the...
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