Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Evans Co. Board of Ed Violates Open Meetings Act

The Evans County Board of Education voted Monday night on an issue discussed in executive session, but the vote itself did not align with...

Allen Thanks Secretary Perry for Renewed Commitment to Plant Vogtle

Rep. Allen is excited about the loan guarantees for Plant Vogtle.

Alcohol Referendum Off the Table in Brooklet…For Now

Voters in Brooklet won't be voting on Sunday sales...at least not this year.

Evans Co. Board of Ed. Skips Homework Assignment on Millage Rate

The Evans County Board of Education told a crowded room on Monday night that they had to keep the millage rate higher because of a state mandate, but that is simply not true.

Dandy in Daisy? Not exactly when it comes to county SPLOSTs

The Daisy City Council and Mayor met on July 25 for their regular monthly meeting. All council members were present, with the exception of...

Rick Allen: “My Number One Priority is Keeping America Safe “

Congressman Rick Allen has issued a statement on the Make America Secure Appropriations Act

Rep. Tom Graves, House Vote to Fund Border Wall

“This bill is an America First funding bill that will help keep Georgians and all Americans safe. It provides essential funding to strengthen the military, begin construction of the border wall, improve care for veterans and enhance congressional security"

State Senators Appointed to Stream Buffer Study Committee

Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle announced a series of appointments Thursday, but of relevance to Georgia's coastline is the Joint House-Senate Committee on Stream Buffers.

Wadley Mayor Signed City Checks for Private Residence Home Inspections

The concerns stem from a check issued from the City of Wadley’s General Fund. The check, issued in December of 2015, relates to two asbestos inspections by a company out of Thomson, but both parcels are owned by private individuals, not the City of Wadley.

Sen. Jack Hill Appointed to “Special Tax Exemption” Study Committee

South Georgia's long-serving state senator Jack Hill will participate in a new study committee to evaluate tax exemptions in Georgia.