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The Northwest Georgia Arts Guild will host a Mother’s Day Art Show, “Something for Mother,” Saturday, May 8, from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Welcome Center, 309 N. Main St., LaFayette.

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Proposed legislation that would pave the way for heavier logging trucks on Georgia’s roads hit a roadblock after officials, including Walker County Commission Chairman Shannon Whitfield, opposed the bill. 

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Despite major changes to the 2021 SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference, Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) students received six medals, one for each category entered, during the event.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a “pause” in use of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of rare but potentially dangerous blood clots, setting off a chain reaction worldwide and dealing a setback to the global vaccination campaign.

On Monday, April 12, Georgia Sen. Jeff Mullis, a Republican from Chickamauga, released the following prepared statement. Mullis represents Senate District 53, which includes Catoosa, Dade, and Walker counties and portions of Chattooga County. He is chairman of the Senate Rules Committee.

Ringgold High School’s Performing Arts will perform “Anastasia the Musical” April 22-24 in the high school theater. The shows will be Thursday, April 22, at 7 p.m.; Friday, April 23, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, April 24, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Ringgold High School Performing Arts has kept theater…

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ATLANTA - President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan would provide an overdue fix to deteriorating highways while ramping up investment in modern transit including high-speed rail, three members of Georgia’s congressional delegation said Wednesday.

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The Marietta Daily Journal interviewed Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Wednesday concerning Georgia’s controversial new elections law. The law has put the state in the national spotlight as Democrats denounce it as an exercise in voter suppression while Republicans call it common sense. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

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ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger pushed back Tuesday, March 30, against criticism of the elections overhaul the Republican-controlled General Assembly passed last week (week of March 21).

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Catoosa County deputies are working with area law enforcement partners to locate 22-year-old David Matthew Faulkner, an inmate and trustee at the Catoosa County jail who walked away from a landscaping work detail on the jail property.