Early this morning, Representative Barry Loudermilk (GA-11) and his wife, Desiree, were involved in a car accident on I-40 near Knoxville, TN. According to a press release from his office, the Loudermilks were rear-ended, causing their vehicle to leave the interstate, flipping several times. Both suffered non-life-threatening injuries and have been advised to seek follow-up medical treatment.
While we’re normally a political site, this weekend and the beginning of next week will see a serious hurricane/tropical storm/tropical depression hit (depending on what part of the state you’re in). Hurricane Irma has a lot of Georgians and a lot of visitors on the roads headed inland. Georgia 511 is a good way to monitor
Last night, Governor Nathan Deal announced that he was sending a crew from the Georgia National Guard to Texas in order to help with the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. WTOC reports that the 15-member crew is from the 165th Airlift Wing, and they are already in route to the affected area. They will be using
Chris Carr, Georgia’s Attorney General, approved the sale of Milledgeville’s Oconee Regional Medical Center to Navicent Health Oconee LLC on Monday afternoon, according to the Union-Recorder. There had been rumblings about Oconee Regional’s financial health for at least the past four years. Hospital staff have cited an aging population, declining government payments, increasing numbers of uninsured
According to Georgia Health News, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia will offer insurance on the Affordable Care Act exchange in 2018 in the counties that have no other options, ensuring that all Georgians who rely on the exchange to purchase health insurance will have the ability to purchase plans. Commissioner Ralph Hudgens announced the agreement
Have you noticed any shady goings-on by a candidate running for office on Tybee Island? City council members demand you keep that to yourself. According to the Savannah Morning News, Tybee’s city council has adopted a moratorium on filing ethics complaints against candidates for the council beginning 90 days before the qualifying period and extending
According to The Wall Street Journal, the Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved the nomination of Atlanta attorney Chris Wray to be the next FBI director. Now he’ll face the full Senate within the next couple of weeks: Christopher Wray, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next FBI director, cleared a key hurdle in