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Okefenokee tug-o-war is long way from over

Guest columnist Dink NeSmith is on board with the sentiments of a group from the Suwanee Riverkeeper that gathered for an August 2019 Twin Pines public information meeting in Folkston. Stanley Dunlap/Georgia Recorder The opposing sides are not barefoot on Jekyll Island’s beach, but there’s a definite line drawn in the sand. Feet are dug in, and muscles are straining. On one side is an Alabama mining company and its fleet of high-powered lobbyists. Pulling

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John Cole’s Georgia: Bombs away

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Georgia sets rules for low-THC cannabis oil

The state commission in charge of Georgia’s medical marijuana program adopted a rules Wednesday for the manufacture and sale of low-THC cannabis oil to patients suffering from a variety of diseases. “We’re all proud to have some rules in place,” Sid Johnson, chairman of the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission, said following the unanimous vote. “It is a milestone on the way to achieving our goal of providing a quality product to patients.” The

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Here’s what Woodstock’s mayor had to say about Little River Park and the City Center project

WOODSTOCK — Woodstock Mayor Michael Caldwell delivered his 2023 State of the City Address on Friday morning at the Woodstock Arts City Center Theater. The event was hosted by IN WDSTK. Over 170 IN WDSTK members and guests were in attendance for the annual breakfast and networking event. In his speech, the mayor highlighted the City of Woodstock’s prior year accomplishments and outlined his priorities for the coming year. “Last year you welcomed me to

Atlanta Daily World

Stonecrest Approves Over $374K in APRA Funds for Park Upgrades

City officials plan to install LED field lights at the Southeast Athletic Complex.  Stonecrest City Council unanimously approved the allocation of $374,211 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for lighting improvements at the Southeast Athletic Complex and awarded a contract to install LED field lights at the facility during its January 23 meeting. The … Continued The post Stonecrest Approves Over $374K in APRA Funds for Park Upgrades appeared first on Atlanta Daily World.

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Walmart and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health Team Up with CareSource to Expand Community Resources for Black Mothers in Georgia 

Walmart and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health Team Up with CareSource to Expand Community Resources for Black Mothers in Georgia  On Maternal Health Awareness Day, Walmart, J&J Consumer Health and CareSource announce an all-new program to support Black maternal health across Georgia  By: Warren Moore, Vice President, Social Determinants of Health, Walmart   As a father … Continued The post Walmart and Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health Team Up with CareSource to Expand Community Resources for