Ex-Georgia official pleads guilty in sexual harassment case

Former Pauling County District Attorney Dick Donovan has pleaded guilty to one count of unprofessional conduct and been sentenced to 12 months on probation, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Thursday. Gov. Brian Kemp suspended Donovan last February after he was indicted

Beware of scams disguised as tornado relief donation funds

On the heels of recent tornadoes that impacted eight states, Georgia officials are reminding residents to be careful where they send their money for relief efforts, as scammers are likely to come out of the woodwork to prey on a tragic situation.

Georgia judge thwarts Biden vaccine mandate for contractors

A federal judge in Augusta has temporarily blocked the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate set to go into effect for federal contractors next month. The decision, which will have a nationwide impact, comes in response to a lawsuit filed by Georgia Gov. Brian

Backlash continues against $600 bank monitoring proposal

(The Center Square) – Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is among a group of 20 state attorneys general opposing a federal proposal that would allow the IRS to monitor bank accounts with more than $600. The plan is part of Democrats’ $3.5

Critical Race Theory a hot topic among top Georgia Republicans

 An approach to teaching that emphasizes the existence of systemic racism in the United States that has caught the attention of the Biden administration is coming under attack in Georgia and other Republican-led states. Gov. Brian Kemp sent a letter to the

Officials warn Georgians not to get scammed in wake of storms

The storms and tornadoes that passed through Georgia have put a number of residents in the position of having to repair and rebuild homes that were damaged. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is reminding Georgians, particularly those in the Coweta County area, there

Georgia joins 10 other states suing Google

ATLANTA – Georgia and 10 other states joined the Justice Department Tuesday in filing a lawsuit aimed at preventing Google from unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices. The suit accuses the tech giant of entering into a series of exclusionary

NEWS BLOG: Fayette County postpones in-person graduation ceremonies

Fayette County Public Schools has cancelled the in-person graduation ceremonies it had scheduled for August 1. After consulting a local epidemiologist, the school system decided to postpone all senior activities that were scheduled to take place at Fayette County High Schools July