Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Homeland Security Appropriations bill. The appropriations bill is what fund the Department of Homeland Security annually. In that bill, the House will appropriate $1.6 billion to start construction of a wall on the US-Mexico border which was one of President Donald Trump’s main campaign topics. There is also
Misinformation has been spread via social media about Congressman Tom Graves’ (R-GA-14) supposed “betrayal of American workers” with alleged tacit support of an amendment proposed by Democratic Congressman Pete Aguilar of California that would allow those under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy established under the Obama administration to seek for Federal
Jury duty happens to the best of us…even if you’re chief justice of Georgia’s highest court. Chief Justice P. Harris Hines was summoned for jury duty in Cobb County this week. He wasn’t upset about being called for jury duty either and took it with a matter of pride. From The Daily Report: He did
Beaulieu Group, a Dalton-based flooring company, filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection according to Chattanooga CBS affiliate WDEF. The flooring industry has been making its way back since the hard blow it took during the 2008 housing market collapse and ensuing double-dip recession. Beaulieu was considered one of the “big three” of flooring manufacturers in
The “City of Atlanta” has a message for all of the rainbow crosswalk critics: buy yourself a one-way ticket to Chattanooga or Birmingham. Granted, Chattanooga doesn’t have the scratch to spend on multi-colored pavement paint or a streetcar that no one uses, but, as City of Atlanta pointed out, we do have bridges….over our water.
Earlier this week, Microsoft announced its plan to invest in rural broadband across the United States. Their plan is to, in short, utilize the white space in the 600 MHz band to provide high-speed Internet access to under-served areas across the nation. Right now, the project will launch in 12 states, and Georgia is one
Varnell is a small city in Whitfield County with a population of over 1,700. They have a police department as one of their city’s services. Well, they did until the city council made a surprise move this week and voted to disband the department. A little back story: The Varnell Police responded to a domestic