Georgia Housing Authority Partners to Get $1 Million for Counseling

The counseling will assist individuals and families in accessing HUD-approved housing counseling to help them avoid foreclosure and make more informed homebuying and rental choices.

GBI Says Fulton DA Blindsided Agency Amid Investigation in Brooks Case

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says it was unaware that Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard planned to file charges against the officers involved in the Rayshard Brooks case while the agency was still conducting its investigation.

Fulton DA Charges Officers in Brooks Case, One Faces Felony Murder Charge

The second officer on the scene, who has been charged as well, has agreed to testify against now-former officer Rolfe. He was given a reduced bond in exchange for his cooperation.

Census Completion Ticks Up to 61.4% of Households Nationwide, Georgia Still Lagging

Another month has passed for Census returns and Georgia still lags behind the national average for response rate. The month over month increase in responses has plummeted, too.

Disney Marketing Veteran to Lead Georgia Tourism Office

The Georgia Department of Economic Development has announced that, a 25-year travel and tourism industry leader and veteran Disney marketing executive will lead Explore Georgia, the state tourism office within the Georgia Department of Economic Development.

Georgia’s Price Gouging Statute to Stay in Effect through July 12, 2020

Under the extension, businesses may not charge more for products and services identified by the Governor than they charged before the declaration of the state of emergency, unless the increased prices accurately reflect an increase in the cost of new stock or the cost to transport it -->

School Lunch-Related Flexible EBT Program Approved for Georgia

The program offers flexibility pandemic EBT benefits, which provide assistance to families of children eligible for free or reduced-price meals dealing with school closures.

Kemp Signs Another COVID-19 Executive Order to Run Thru June 30th

This order runs through June 30th, addresses shelter in place, sporting events, conventions, and other emergency declaration matters.

State loan program to defer loan payments for six months

The deferral period will provide a temporary relief of approximately $68 million in loan repayments for more than 330 borrowers.

Bald Eagle Nesting Still Strong, but Success Rate Dips in North Georgia

DNR Survey Suggests Rains to Blame for Fewer Eaglets in Region