Capitol raid

Georgia man arrested in connection with Capitol raid

Georgia man arrested in connection with Capitol raid

BUFORD -- A 49-year-old Buford man has been arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 raid on the U.S. Capitol. According to the FBI, Verden Andrew Nalley was arrested Tuesday on charges relating to criminal acts at the Capitol. Nalley is the 9th person from Georgia to be arrested in connection with the riot at the Capitol. The Department of Justice has not made the specific charges against Nalley public yet. Photo: Gallagher Photography / Shutterstock.com
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Savannah car salesman fired over actions at U.S. Capitol

Savannah car salesman fired over actions at U.S. Capitol

A Savannah car salesman with a history of supporting radical conspiracy theories was fired from his job two days after participating in the pro-Trump rally that turned into a violent insurrection last week at the U.S. Capitol.  Dominic Box was fired from Vaden Nissan on Friday, manager Mike McCann told The Current on Saturday. Though McCann declined to share reasons for the separation, The Current learned of multiple complaints made to Nissan’s corporate office and Vaden Nissan regarding Box’s alleged presence at the Capitol during the Jan. 6 rampage.  Box, 30, declined to speak to The Current when reached by phone Saturday. “I hope you understand,”…
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Here’s what Georgia lawmakers had to say about the Capitol raid

Here’s what Georgia lawmakers had to say about the Capitol raid

COVID-19 and last week’s storming of the U.S. Capitol loomed large in the Georgia General Assembly Monday as lawmakers were sworn in to begin the 2021 legislative session. Eleven new senators and 20 new House members took the oath of office, as the two chambers – still controlled by Republicans following the November elections – elected their leaders for the next two years. Besides a requirement that lawmakers wear masks on the House and Senate floors, they will be tested twice a week to discourage the spread of the virus, which has sickened hundreds of thousands of Georgians and prompted…
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