Georgia News

Despite lagging distribution, state officials say they won’t forfeit federal rental assistance funds

Although Georgia has been slower to distribute federal rental assistance funds than most of the country, officials with the state’s Department of Community Affairs (DCA) say they won’t forfeit any of the money back to the U.S. Treasury Department. Treasury officials are at liberty to reclaim and reallocate Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program cash from governments that The post Despite lagging distribution, state officials say they won’t forfeit federal rental assistance funds appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport

Atlanta Daily World

First Black-Owned Distillery In US Lands Partnership With Delta Air Lines

Photo: Getty Images The holiday season is quickly approaching and millions of people will be traveling through airports, train stations, bus stations and interstate highways in order to be with loved ones. For those traveling long distances through the air, Delta Air Lines may have a special treat for you. Passengers traveling with Delta Air … Continued The post First Black-Owned Distillery In US Lands Partnership With Delta Air Lines appeared first on Atlanta Daily

Progressive News

‘Spineless’ and ‘abominable’ Steve Scalise slammed after refusing to acknowledge Trump lost

On Wednesday, writing for MSNBC, columnist Jarvis DeBerry tore into House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) for his ongoing refusal to acknowledge the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election — and reminded readers that this high-ranking GOP leader once spoke an an event that was associated with an unrepentant Ku Klux Klan leader. Scalise drew controversy on Sunday after he repeatedly was asked on Fox News by Chris Wallace whether the election was stolen, and

Progressive News

Experts explain why military vets are vulnerable to joining ‘dangerous’ groups that stormed the Capitol

Military veterans are joining extremist groups whose members stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 — such as the Proud Boys, the Oath Keepers, the Three Percenters, and the Boogaloo Bois — in part because they “miss the camaraderie” of the Armed Services, according to one expert who’s set to testify before a House panel on Wednesday. The House veterans affairs committee hearing will examine concerns about a rising number of veterans and active-duty service members

Georgia News

Here’s why roads will be closed in Canton this afternoon

CANTON — A high school homecoming parade could make you late coming home from work if you don’t plan ahead. The Cherokee High School Homecoming Parade will start at about 4 p.m. today. The parade will involve road closures and is expected to delay traffic for about one hour. Roads along the following route will […] The post Here’s why roads will be closed in Canton this afternoon appeared on The Georgia Sun. The Georgia

Georgia News

Frontrunners in Atlanta Mayor’s race spar over crime and ethics

ATLANTA — Candidates jockeying to lead Georgia’s capital city clashed over crime and ethics at a Tuesday debate held as voters across the state went to the polls for the first day of early voting for nonpartisan municipal elections. Atlanta voters have more than a dozen candidates to choose from in the open race to […] The post Frontrunners in Atlanta Mayor’s race spar over crime and ethics appeared on The Georgia Sun. The Georgia