Jessica Szilagyi

Jessica Szilagyi is a Statewide Contributor for She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as agricultural news. She has a background in Political Science, with a focus in local government, and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. She's a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta and has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers."

98-Year-Old Georgia Veteran Airman Receives Prisoner of War Medal

He was held as a prisoner of war for almost a year until the camp where he was being held was liberated in April 1945. He retired in 1966 after serving for more than two decades.

Sylvania to Receive $78k in Grants, Loans for Police Department

The City of Sylvania is the recipient of just over $78,000 due to a funding mechanism of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. 

Brooklet City Council Apologizes to 2 Citizens for Police Dept Actions

The Brooklet City Council publicly apologized to two citizens Thursday night, bringing an end to a dispute over a handful of actions by the previous police department administration that have lingered for more than a year and landed the City in federal court. 

Brooklet Property Taxes to Tick Up Slightly, Public Hearings Set

Property taxes in the City of Brooklet are set to increase slightly for the 2019 tax year. City officials cite the increase in property values as the reason.

Screven Co. Schools Graduation Rate Climbs Again

The graduation rate for Screven County High School rose again in 2019 and the school system has once again exceeded the state graduation rate. The Georgia Department of Education released...

Graduation Rate for Bulloch Schools Drops

Bulloch’s overall graduation rate for 2019 was 79%, down from 85.1% in 2018 and the 2017 rate of 82.5%. Only one high school saw an uptick in students graduated while the other two declined. 
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