Category: Other News

January 3, 2022

  ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr and Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D., M.PH, are warning Georgians to beware of potential scams related to the heightened demand for COVID-19 testing. “We urge all Georgians to be on the lookout for fraudulent COVID-19-related practices, specifically as it pertains to testing,” […]

January 3, 2022

    ATLANTA – As a large weather system moved across the state bringing several inches of rain, snow and high winds, Georgia Power is responding to service interruptions as quickly and safely as weather conditions allow, officials said. Crews from around the state are engaged in restoration activities, including damage assessment to determine what restoration […]

December 28, 2021

    GWINNETT COUNTY, GA– For the third year in a row, the Gwinnett County Solicitor-General’s Office is responding to concerns for public safety by announcing that recommendations for sentencing for any person convicted of reckless celebratory discharging of firearms in Gwinnett County will be: 12 months confinement and/or a $1000 fine Confiscation of the […]

December 20, 2021

    ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) announced today the suspension of construction-related lane closures on heavily traveled interstate highways and state routes near major shopping areas and tourist locations. The suspension will be effective beginning 5 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23, until 5 a.m. Monday, Dec. 27 for the Christmas holiday. The […]

December 14, 2021

  ATLANTA– Breanna Thomas has been appointed as Georgia’s new Deputy Commissioner of State Programs, Human Resources for the  Department of Human Services (DHS). DHS Commissioner Candice L. Broce announced a change to the Department’s Executive Leadership team on Dec. 14. Thomas, who has served as the Department’s Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Operations since October, […]

December 9, 2021

  DECATUR, GA – On Monday, Dec. 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is holding a telephone town hall to update Fourth District constituents on what’s happening in Washington, including highlights on the American Rescue Plan, the bipartisan infrastructure law, the Build Back Better Act, and what they mean for Georgia. Johnson will also […]

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