Georgia Power Looking To Raise Rates By 6…

Atlanta, GA- Georgia Power today asked the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) for permission to increase its base rates approximately $482 million, or 6.1 percent. According to the utility, the increase is needed to recover the costs…

GA Gas Down 7 Cents Heading Into Holiday…

Valdosta, GA- Similar to last year, retail gas prices dropped prior to the busiest summer driving weekend, the Independence Day holiday. On average, pump prices in the Southeast fell 6 cents from last week, making it…

3 Mil Property Tax Increase On The Table…

A budget that must be approved by the close of business Monday in Tifton could potentially include a three-mil property tax increase. That hike, according to city officials, would bring in close to $1 million…

Second EEE Case Reported In Brooks County

The Georgia Department of Agriculture has confirmed one positive case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a horse found in Brooks County. This is the second positive case of EEE found in a horse in…

GA Senators Vote ‘No’ On Immigration Bill

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., today made the following statements in response to the Senate passage of S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. The bill passed by a vote of…

Local Walgreens Hosting Free HIV Testing

ATLANTA, GA — Today, June 27th is National HIV Testing Day. Greater than AIDS, the state Department of Public Health and health departments  all over the state are teaming up to offer free testing. Select…