Ocmulgee Mounds Park to Become Part of Georgia’s First National Park

Ocmulgee Mounds Park to Become Part of Georgia’s First National Park

A conservation group in Georgia will finalize a deal later this week to create the state’s first national park, which will protect an expansive swath of forest, swamp, and sacred Native American tribal land next to the Ocmulgee Mounds Historical Park. Designating a national park located bordering downtown Macon is one of the Middle Georgia […]

DA to Seek Hate Crime Charges and Death Penalty in Atlanta Spa Shootings

DA to Seek Hate Crime Charges and Death Penalty in Atlanta Spa Shootings

The Fulton County District Attorney’s office announced a grand jury indicted the man charged with alleged Atlanta Spa shooting eight people on May 11, 2021. Court filings indicate the prosecutors will pursue hate crime charges and will seek the death penalty. Robert Aaron Long, the alleged shooter, was indicted on four counts of murder, five […]

Democrat Jon Ossoff Victory Secures Senate Majority and Biden Trifecta [Update]

Democrat Jon Ossoff Victory Secures Senate Majority and Biden Trifecta [Update]

Senator-elect Jon Ossoff secured a victory in the twin Georgia senatorial runoff elections late Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2021. His win, alongside Reverend Raphael Warnock’s, creates a Democrat dominant Senate for the first time since the 107th Congress — 2001-2003. President-elect Joe Biden enters his first year with a trifecta; Democratic stronghold in the West Wing, […]

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