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It’s been the honor of my life serving the good peoples of Newton and Morgan counties. It’s a testament to your generous hearts that you could so thoroughly welcome myself and my family, even though we’re not from here. 

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ATLANTA – A newly elected state representative from Barrow County is stepping down before the General Assembly convenes its 2023 legislative session next week. Republican Rep.-elect Danny Rampey, 67, was arrested and charged with stealing prescription drugs from an assisted living complex he manages in Winder, the Athens Banner-Herald reported last month. Rampey chose to […]

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ATLANTA – A state senator and state representative-elect have joined forces to form the General Assembly’s first Hispanic caucus. Sen. Jason Anavitarte, R-Dallas, who was elected Senate majority caucus chairman last week, and Rep.-elect Rey Martinez, R-Loganville, announced the creation of the Georgia Hispanic Caucus Thursday. The caucus is open to legislators from both parties […]

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ATLANTA – Former Ambassador Andrew Young, students and alumni, state legislators and civil rights leaders gathered on the steps of the Woodruff Library at Atlanta University Center Friday to celebrate the creation of a new scholarship program for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).   The new $5,000 Andrew Young HBCU Scholarships are […]

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ATLANTA – Democratic legislators said that LGBTQ rights in Georgia could be under threat if Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is re-elected again in November.   Rep. Sam Park, D-Lawrenceville, said that Kemp and Georgia Republicans present a “clear and present danger” to LGBTQ Georgians.   The U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of the constitutional right to […]