Voters overwhelmingly turned down a constitutional amendment for the special statewide school district. At issue were education funds and control.

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  Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation Wednesday that would greatly expand where Georgians can legally carry firearms, including in some schools, bars, government buildings and churches, and even airports. “People who follow the rules can protect themselves and their families from people who don’t follow the rules,” said Deal. “The Second Amendment should never […]

Legendary rock guitarist Carlos Santana was in town recently to be honored for a “Beacon of Change” award at Sunday’s MLB Civil Rights Game at Turner Field. While at the podium Santana called the state’s new immigration law “anti-American,” reports the AJC. Santana criticized the bill before the Braves-Phillies game. As we previously reported, Gov. […]

Georgia moved one step closer to Sunday alcohol sales today when the Georgia Senate passed Senate Bill 10, which would allow local communities to vote whether to allow retail stores to sell alcohol on Sunday, the AJC reports. The bill is thought to have a good shot at passing in the House and Gov. Nathan […]

A House panel quickly passed its own version of legislation Wednesday allowing local voters to approve Sunday beer, wine and liquor sales at stores. House sponsors said they didn’t want to wait on the Senate, which has for years been reluctant to consider Sunday sales bills, to act. A Senate committee approved similar legislation last […]

Georgia’s next governor, Republican Nathan Deal (photo courtesy of the AJC) From the Nathan Deal led a historic Republican sweep of Georgia on Tuesday, soundly defeating Democrat Roy Barnes to become Georgia’s next governor. Republicans seized historic gains to take control of the House on Tuesday, as voters upset with the economy, President Barack […]

With the Republican Party blocking every positive action that President Obama tries to take, plus the emergence of the ultra-conservative Tea Party (which many, including the NAACP, have accused of having racists in its movement), the midterm elections in November are extremely important. Locally, Georgia has a chance to elect its first Democratic governor in years in Roy Barnes, who is running against Republican Nathan Deal.