Georgia News

WNBA star Brittney Griner’s detention in Russia is extended by a month

The lawyer for WNBA star Brittney Griner said Friday her pre-trial detention in Russia has been extended by one month. Griner’s lawyer Alexander Boikov told The Associated Press he believed the relatively short extension of the detention indicated the case would come to trial soon. Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was detained at the Moscow airport after vape cartridges containing oil derived from cannabis were allegedly found in her luggage, which could carry a

Georgia News

A low-income energy-efficiency program gets $3.5B boost, but leaves out many in need

Joseph Davis raised five children in the two-story row home he and his wife bought in the mid-1960s in North Philadelphia, near the automotive parts factory where he worked. Now, Davis struggles to keep up the house on a fixed income. Plaster peels away from the walls on the second floor. Investors call and offer to buy it, but Davis, who is now widowed, plans to stay as long as he can. “They want me

Atlanta Daily World

Powder Springs Joins Robin Roberts to Bring the Sea to the Springs

Seafood lovers are urged to mark their calendar for the upcoming Bringing the Sea to The Springs Seafood Fest scheduled for Friday, May 13, 3 – 9 p.m.; Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday, May 15. noon – 5 p.m. at Thurman Springs Park, Home of Hardy Family Automotive Amphitheater, 4485 Pineview Drive, Powder Springs, … Continued The post Powder Springs Joins Robin Roberts to Bring the Sea to the Springs appeared first on Atlanta

Atlanta Daily World

Bad Federal Policy Must Not Take Food out of the mouth of Georgians

Bad Federal Policy Must Not Take Food off the Table in Georgia   By all measures, the COVID-19 pandemic worsened the problem of food insecurity in America. In fact, the pandemic and subsequent economic recession reversed the pre-pandemic trend of declining food insecurity.  One in eight Americans experienced food insecurity last year, and among children, … Continued The post Bad Federal Policy Must Not Take Food out of the mouth of Georgians appeared first on

Georgia News

New Procter & Gamble facility will create 350 jobs in Butts County

Procter & Gamble Distributing, LLC, an American multinational consumer goods corporation, is planning to invest $205 million in a new distribution facility in Jackson. This new location for the company will create 350 new jobs in Butts County. “It says a lot when household names like Procter & Gamble repeatedly choose Georgia to do business,” said Governor Brian Kemp. “My administration has been laser-focused on creating jobs and opportunities in rural Georgia, and I am confident that

Georgia News

Georgia detectives still searching for woman missing since 2019

The Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, working in conjunction with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), are seeking the public’s assistance with a Missing Person case from 2019.  The Georgia Sun Read More