• Valentine’s Day Giveaway

    Enter to win our free Valentine’s Day Giveaway, featuring exciting gifts from our local business communities! Love is in the air and to show you how much we care and appreciate you, we want to do something special! Here’s How To Enter: See below for details!   *If you are not yet a subscriber* Subscribe […]

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  • Man arrested for murder for hire plot

    PRESS RELEASE – The GBI arrested a Cleveland man for criminal solicitation in an attempted murder for hire case. The man was also arrested and charged with home invasion and aggravated assault in a separate incident in White County, Georgia. During the course of a Cleveland Police Department investigation, evidence was found that indicated Freddie […]

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  • Jon Burns Elected Georgia’s 75th Speaker of the House

    PRESS RELEASE – State Representative Jon Burns (R-Newington) was elected today as the 75th Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives. Speaker Burns was elected by acclamation without opposition. “I am honored to have the trust and confidence of my colleagues in the House to serve as their Speaker,” said Speaker Burns. “My vision for the […]

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  • Forsyth County EMT killed after ambulance collision

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    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – On Nov. 17, Gina Ayres, an EMT with Forsyth County Fire Department, was killed after she was in route to a call inside an ambulance when the ambulance was struck, resulting in a three-car accident. The collision left four people with severe injuries and tragically caused Ayres fatal injures. The Forsyth […]

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  • Georgia six-week abortion ban reinstated

    GEORGIA – Today, a week after Fulton County Superior Court overturned the Georgia six-week abortion ban, the Georgia Supreme Court has reinstated the ban. The Georgia Supreme Court effectively overturned the ruling made by Judge Robert McBurney when they put the lower court’s ruling on hold while the appeal is reviewed. When Judge McBurney ruled […]

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  • Speaker David Ralston has passed away

    GEORGIA – David Ralston, Speaker of the House for the Georgia House of Representatives, has passed away. The Georgia House of Representatives has put out the following statement following his passing: “Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge), 73rdSpeaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, passed away today following an extended illness. He was 68 years old. […]

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  • Georgia abortion ban overturned by judge

    GEORGIA – A judge in Fulton County Superior Court has overturned the six week abortion ban in Georgia. Judge Robert McBurney made the decision today in a ruling to strike down the law that had been in place since July. McBurney ruled that the six week ban violated the U.S. Constitution and U.S. Supreme Court […]

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  • Governor has been called in Georgia

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    GEORGIA – The race for Georgia Governor has been called. Incumbent Brian Kemp has been named the winner with it currently standing at 53.9 percent over Abrams. The fight for U.S. Senate is very close with the results currently tied. Hershel Walker is running against Raphael Warnock. In Georgia, the winner must have over 50 […]

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  • Fentanyl seized from the streets during growing concerns over epidemic

    Since the declaration of the opioid crisis by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Oct. 2017, the growing popularity of Fentanyl has been a driving force in exponentially fueling the crisis. In fact, “from 2019 to 2021, fentanyl-involved overdose deaths increased by 218.4 percent,” according the Georgia Department of Public Health. During […]

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  • Largest fentanyl seizure ever made inside of White County

    WHITE COUNTY, Ga. – The largest fentanyl seizure ever made inside of White County took place on Sunday, September 25, 2022, resulting in multiple arrests. A prior investigation led agents throughout White County where large drug seizures were made. This investigation was conducted by the White County Sheriff’s Office, Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office, Riverdale Police […]

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  • Roe v. Wade overturned in Supreme Court precedent on abortion

    WASHINGTON – This morning, a divided United States Supreme Court, made the 5-4 decision to overturn the 50-year precedent of Roe v. Wade to legalize abortion the federal level. The door was opened to re-visit the abortion precedent that was set in 1973 in hearing the 2021 Mississippi case for Dobbs v. Jackson. The court […]

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  • REPUBLICANS TO HOST A REGIONAL POLITICAL FORUM ON APRIL 2nd

    REPUBLICANS TO HOST A REGIONAL POLITICAL FORUM ON APRIL 2nd The 2022 Northeast Georgia Republican Candidate Forum (2022NRCF) will be held Saturday, April 2, at the Gainesville Civic Center from 10:00am to 4:00pm. At this Republican event, Statewide Executive candidates (Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Secretary of Labor, Secretary of Agriculture, Superintendent […]

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  • Commissioner King: Georgia Insurers Should Divest from Russia

    PRESS RELEASE – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King today urged insurance companies doing business in the state of Georgia to review their financial holdings and operations to identify and divest from any investments and/or operations in Russia. “Vladimir Putin’s illegal and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has rightfully led to condemnation from free […]

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  • Rep. Carson Introduces “Parents’ Bill of Rights” Legislation

    ATLANTA – State Representative John Carson (R-Marietta) recently introduced House Bill 1158, or the Georgia “Parents’ Bill of Rights.” Through this legislation, Rep. Carson seeks to establish and protect parental rights regarding education, health information and upbringing, as well as enable transparency between schools/school systems and parents. He also seeks to curb special interest groups […]

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  • Ben Souther announces run for US Congress

    MURRAYVILLE, GA — Hall County native and former University of Georgia football player, Ben Souther, has announced his candidacy for the United States Congress. Ben is running to represent North Georgia’s newly-drawn 9th Congressional District.  At an announcement rally this week surrounded by friends, family and supporters, Ben said the current political climate in Washington compelled […]

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