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Memorial services announced for Georgia House Speaker David Ralston

Memorial services have been announced for Speaker David Ralston, the 73rd Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, who died on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from a prolonged illness. Public memorial services for Speaker Ralston are as follows: ·       Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 11:00 a.m. until Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 11:00 a.m. Speaker Ralston lies in state in the Rotunda of the State Capitol Georgia State Capitol, 206 Washington Street SW, Atlanta ·       Friday, Nov. 25, from 2:00 p.m.

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Mercier Orchards cleans up after fire destroys barn and equipment

Workers at Mercier Orchards are cleaning up after a fire broke out in a barn on the property Monday, destroying a barn filled with equipment. The barn was also home to two new tractors. According to officials at Mercier, the fire was caused by an equipment malfunction that happened in the process of winterizing the orchard. There was no damage to the market and it remains open. “We are thankful that no one was harmed

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‘WE’RE HIRING!’ NewsNation Targets CNN Staff Facing Looming Layoffs With Giant Billboard Near Atlanta HQ

Image via NewsNation CNN has had multiple shake-ups over the last year as ownership and management changed, on air faces moved around or moved out, and the focus shifted from the Trump years. Part of the tumult has been layoffs, and the specter of more layoffs to come. And NewsNation has an idea of where some of the folks can go. NewsNation is already home to former CNN stars Chris Cuomo and Ashleigh Banfield, and

Georgia asks court to immediately reinstate abortion ban

Georgia officials asked a court on Friday to immediately block a judge’s ruling striking down the state’s abortion ban. The ruling allowed the procedure to again be performed beyond about six weeks of pregnancy. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney’s decision earlier this week was “remarkable” and relied on a “wholly unsupported theory that has no basis in law, precedent, or common sense,” the state attorney general’s office said in court documents filed with