These are the cities in Georgia with the most poverty

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of people living in poverty in the U.S. decreased for the fifth consecutive year. Roughly 37 million people, or 11.4 percent of the total population, were living below the poverty line in

This is the worst city in Georgia for car theft

Motor vehicle theft can be either the theft or attempted theft of a vehicle, such as a car, truck, ATV, or motorcycle. Some experts attribute the rising rates of vehicle theft to the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to vehicles sitting unattended and

Find out the most unusually popular college degree in Georgia

There are over 170 different fields of study tracked by the U.S. Census Bureau in which undergraduate students can earn a degree. Despite the wide range of academic subjects offered at colleges and universities, over half of the 75 million American adults

These 6 Georgia Cities were named best places to live in the South

(The Center Square) – Six Georgia cities are among the best cities to live in the south, according to a recent report. The report by 24/7 Wall St. included Sandy Springs, Milton, Alpharetta, Suwanee, Braselton and Rincon on the list. The independent financial news

What is the life expectancy in Georgia?

Life expectancy is one of the most important and commonly cited indicators of population health — and in the United States, life expectancy is falling at a historic rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, life expectancy at birth

How much do you need to save to retire in Georgia?

A 2019 report from the Federal Reserve found that nearly one in every four American adults have no retirement savings. During the economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, that share has likely grown. Despite stimulus payments and enhanced unemployment benefits,

Georgia’s population is growing as other states shrink

While only four states have grown more than Georgia since the release of the 2020 U.S. Census, the Peach State’s population increase came as the nation’s population grew at the slowest rate since its founding. Georgia gained 73,766 residents between July 2020

Georgia was named one of the worst ‘judicial hellholes’ in the nation

The Georgia Supreme Court has been named one of the country’s top “judicial hellholes,” according to a legal reform organization.  The American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRA) has released its annual Judicial Hellholes report, highlighting local and state jurisdictions it says abuse the court

The Holiday season marks the booziest time of the year in Georgia

Thanksgiving represents the start of the end-of-year season for many people – when office parties collide with Christmas get-togethers and other holiday events such as New Year’s Eve — the one thing they all have in common is alcohol. Think classic eggnog, hot

Which Georgia county has the highest percentage of smokers?

Cigarette sales climbed in the U.S. in 2020 for the first time in two decades. Americans bought a total of 203.7 billion cigarettes last year, up from 202.9 billion the year before, according to a Federal Trade Commision report. The uptick coincided

Fatal drug overdoses on the rise in Georgia

More Americans are dying from drug overdoses than ever before, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were an estimated 100,306 fatal overdoses over the 12 months through April 2021 — the most ever reported in a 12-month period

What is the best school in metro Atlanta?

Parents want the best for their children, including the best school experience. This, of course, includes getting good grades and performing well on state and college entry exams, but that is not all. Students also benefit from a positive school culture, participating

How likely are you to be in a fatal car accident in Georgia?

Despite how hectic traffic can be in Georgia — particularly in metro Atlanta — Georgians are at a lower risk than residents of other states of being involved in a fatal car crash, according to a recent study. Statistics from the National Safety

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