Hurricane Michael ‘the most expensive disaster Georgia has ever seen’

Hurricane Michael ‘the most expensive disaster Georgia has ever seen’

With damages estimated so far at $3 billion or more, Hurricane Michael is “the most expensive disaster Georgia has ever seen,” Georgia Commissioner of Public Health Patrick O’Neal recently told people attending a University of Georgia public health conference. Source: Hurricane Michael may be costliest disaster for Georgia agriculture | Athens Banner-Herald

Everything you need to know about the Georgia governor debates

Everything you need to know about the Georgia governor debates

In both local and national politics, debates and candidate forums are often the best opportunity for voters to get to know the candidates and to find out where they stand on the issues. In the coming weeks, gubernatorial candidates Brian Kemp and Stacey Abrams will face off in two televised debates. Source: When are the debates between Brian Kemp and…

‘Best Taxi Driver in America’ lives in Atlanta

‘Best Taxi Driver in America’ lives in Atlanta

The next time you want to ride with the best, call Atlanta Checker Cab and you might be paired with the “Best Taxi Driver in America.” Source: Atlanta Home to the ‘Best Taxi Driver in America’ – GAFollowers

Man killed after train collides with truck

Man killed after train collides with truck

Scott Brannon Duke, 41, of Acworth, Ga., died as he was attempting to cross the railroad tracks at Groover Road and N. Hwy. 29, where his truck was struck by an oncoming train, according to Sgt. Mike Searcy with the Georgia State Patrol. Source: Man killed when train collides with truck – The Newnan Times-Herald

Gov. Nathan Deal declares State of Emergency due to Hurricane Michael

Gov. Nathan Deal declares State of Emergency due to Hurricane Michael

Based on the latest forecast for Hurricane Michael and acting on a recommendation from Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency officials, Gov. Nathan Deal today issued an emergency declaration for 92 Georgia counties. Source: Gov. Nathan Deal declares State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Michael | News | albanyherald.com

Everything you need to know about public meetings in Georgia

Everything you need to know about public meetings in Georgia

VALDOSTA — Georgia public meetings legislation defines a “meeting” as “the gathering of members of a governing body of an agency at which any official business, policy or public matter of the agency is formulated, presented, discussed or voted upon” or “the gathering of any committee of the members of the governing body of an agency or a quorum of any…

Marietta cheerleading coach resigns after being placed on leave

Marietta cheerleading coach resigns after being placed on leave

Marietta’s cheerleading coach has resigned after being placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into her team’s unauthorized trip to Washington D.C. last month. Source: READ 32 COMMENTS: Marietta cheerleading coach resigns after being placed on leave | News | mdjonline.com