Tag: Barry Loudermilk

Rural Georgia Fares Poorly in the 2017 Distressed Communities Index

This morning, the Economic Innovation Group released its second Distressed Communities Index. Distressed areas are characterized by a variety of factors, including high levels of poverty and joblessness, low levels of educational attainment, and little-to-no economic growth. The years included in the 2017 index are 2011 to 2015. One thing we can see quite clearly on

Rep. Loudermilk and Wife Recovering after Car Accident

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.