Medical Cannabis Commission Appointments Named

Today, Governor Brian Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and House Speaker David Ralston announced their appointees to Georgia’s newly created Medical Cannabis Commission. The Commission is the result of House Bill 324, which establishes the commission to oversee the growth, production, and distribution of low THC oil. The Commission is administratively attached to the Secretary

Morning Reads for Tuesday, November 12

Good morning! Please direct your prayers and positive thoughts to President Carter as he undergoes brain surgery this morning. A comprehensive timeline of all things Trump and Ukraine. Here’s another timeline of how we got to impeachment. Adidas is closing the company’s custom sneaker 3-D printing “Speedfactory” in Cherokee County. There’s a confirmed case of

President Carter Hospitalized

On this Veterans Day, President Jimmy Carter – our last living President who served in WWII, has been admitted to the hospital. The Carter Center announced the following: ATLANTA—Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to Emory University Hospital this evening for a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, caused by bleeding due to

Dr. Rich McCormick Releases First Ad in GA-7 Race

Dr. Rich McCormick, one of nine Republicans running to replace Rep. Rob Woodall in Georgia’s 7th District, has released his first ad for the May, 2020 primary. Rep. Woodall previously announced that he is not seeking re-election. There are also seven Democrats in the race. Dr. McCormick: “From putting myself through college to joining the

President Carter Earns Top Award From Georgia Conservancy

The Georgia Conservancy paid tribute to one of it’s charter members. That man is President Jimmy Carter who received The Distinguished Conservationist award. At the November 7 ecoBenefête event, President Carter was lauded for his “profound and lasting impact on the conservation and protection of Georgia’s natural resources.” Carter was unable to attend the event

Isakson: Serving Our Veterans

By U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs One of the greatest testaments to the United States of America is the unflagging dedication of our armed forces and the men and women who volunteer to uphold the mantle of freedom. In a world of unknown and dangerous threats, nearly

Tight Race in College Pick-Em

We are in the 11th week of College Football and the CFP playoff race is a tight one. It appears the same way for the race for bragging rights in our 2019 College Pick’Em Challenge. The Top 5 at the moment are: Kavorca – 433HarperCB – 413UGA Law Dawg – 411Dawgs rule! – 408Blessed Bulldog

October Tax Revenues Down 1.6%

A press release issued today by Gov. Brian Kemp’s office states that Georgia’s net tax collections for October, 2019 totaled $1.98 billion, a decrease of $32.3 million (-1.6%) from October, 2018. Net tax revenues for the fiscal year have totaled $7.81 billion, a decrease of $11.2 million (-0.1%) from this point last year. The following

Morning Reads for Friday, November 8, 2019

Ahhh…Lewis and grits. Mega-super-dooper-double-whammy traffic alert. GaTech professor convicted of fraud. The Kendrick brothers. More privacy issues at Facebook. New strain of HIV discovered. Something yummy for your holiday buffet!  The market is on fire! (Not that big media is telling you, though.)  They are coming for your inhaler. Cool space stuff!