U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced three former Hamilton Correctional Institution Annex officers for violating the civil rights of an inmate. Coty Michael Wiltgen (32, Live Oak) was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release; Ethan Burkett (25, Valdosta, GA) wasContinue Reading

Grammy-winning Songwriters Hall of Fame member Don McLean celebrates the 50th anniversary of his global hit “American Pie” reaching #1 on the Billboard chart, where it stayed for four weeks! To commemorate the anniversary, McLean has coined his international 50th Anniversary “American Pie” World Tour which will visit multiple destinations in N.Continue Reading

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) is being criticized for his slip discussing the voting rights agenda from his fellow Democrats. “House Democrats have delivered in each and every area, and it’s my expectation that we’ll be able to find a pathway forward with the Senate on Build Back Better, and certainly,Continue Reading

A Louisiana U.S. district judge blocked a federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers Tuesday, issuing a nationwide injunction in another setback to President Joe Biden’s broad executive policy. Louisiana Western District U.S. Judge Terry Doughty’s decision follows an identical ruling Monday from Missouri U.S. District Judge Matthew Schelp, butContinue Reading

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Douglasville Police Department confirmed that they had filed criminal charges against Terresha Lucas, a Georgia woman who posed as a Ku Klux Klan member to threaten community members with “racially charged” notes in the neighborhood. What Yahoo described as “an unexpected turn of events” as Lucas, 30, a black woman,Continue Reading

A new Mary Sue article, “Will Teachers Ever Forgive Us for What We’ve Put Them Through?,” recounts the COVID crisis, jabs as Republicans, deifying those poor teachers. “A lot of those governors are still treating children as a great COVID experiment. So much is still unknown about how the virusContinue Reading

GRAMMY® nominated, multiple American Music Award, Billboard Music Award and Dove Award-winning band MercyMe has announced their fall 2021 inhale (exhale) tour.  Hitting 30 cities across the U.S., the band is excited to hit the road with fellow Fair Trade Services artist Micah Tyler.   For ticket information on all MercyMe tour dates, please visit www.mercyme.org.Continue Reading

Tax hikes, post-pandemic violence and government mismanagement of the COVID-19 mandates have residents fleeing ‘Blue States,’ those solidly Democratic, for southern and southeastern states, especially Texas and Florida, according to a new study. “Despite the 2020 pandemic, this year Americans are following similar moving trends as prior years. Millions ofContinue Reading

On Monday, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) introduced H. Res 14, censuring and condemning President Donald J. Trump for attempting to overturn the results of the November 2020 presidential election in the State of Georgia. He is joined by 101 colleagues. According to Johnson, President Trump called Georgia’s Secretary of StateContinue Reading

Just like President-elect Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris before him, Reverend and Georgia US Senate Democratic candidate, Raphael Warnock totally sidestepped the question on whether he favored packing the Supreme Court Sunday evening in his debate with Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler. Warnock was asked by one of the journalistsContinue Reading

U.S. Marshals announced the rescue of 8 “highly endangered” missing children in Indiana over the weekend, bringing their total children rescued in Operation Homecoming to 72. “From August 31- September 4, federal investigators coordinated with IMPD and NCMEC to recover eight highly endangered missing children resulting in one arrest ofContinue Reading

Senate Democrats officially rejected Republicans’ police reform bill, which needed 60 votes to advance, in a 55-45 vote on Wednesday. In a letter earlier this week, Democrats voiced objection and prevented debate or a vote, blocking any amendments. In an interview on “Fox & Friends” Republican South Carolina Sen. TimContinue Reading

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Officials are offering more details surrounding the arrest of Natalie White for burning down the Atlanta Wendy’s, the scene for the Rayshard Brooks death, and White’s rumored relationship to Brooks. White has been identified Saturday as the Black Lives Matter supporter, the White woman seen on video torching Wendy’s, aContinue Reading

President Trump held a press conference yesterday, announcing  his executive order on police reform amid George Floyd protests. “…thank you all for being here as we take historic action to deliver a future of safety and security for Americans of every race, religion, color, and creed. We’re joined today byContinue Reading

In the wake of the Rayshard Brooks shooting at the Wendy’s restaurant on University Avenue on Friday night, police are now seeking the arsonist behind the destruction of this Wendy’s. Police released a body cam clip from the Brooks incident, dividing America further. The Atlanta Police Department and Atlanta FireContinue Reading

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced that Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields has resigned after Rayshard Brooks, a black man shot by police last night, has died from his injuries. Rodney Bryant will become the city’s interim police chief. Bottoms said this was Shields’ decision and she will remain withContinue Reading

Major League Soccer will be back on the field next month, announcing yesterday that a World Cup-style tournament featuring all 26 clubs will be played at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World. “The opportunity to have all 26 clubs in a controlled environment enables usContinue Reading