Georgia Secretary of State Postpones Presidential Preference Primary Due to COVID-19 Concerns

On Saturday, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger issued a statement postponing the Presidential Preference Primary until May. Raffensperger issued the following statement on the Secretary of State web site Saturday: “In light of the public health emergency posed by COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus, in-person voting presents increased risk to voters and poll workers, Governor Kemp has […]

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Kemp Authorizes Call of Georgia National Guard for COVID-19 Response

On Saturday, Governor Brian P. Kemp issued Executive Order authorizing Adjutant General Tom Carden – at the request of Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Homer Bryson – to call up as many as 2,000 Georgia National Guard troops to State Active Duty to address novel coronavirus and COVID-19 in Georgia. “Through extensive emergency preparedness training, the brave […]

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Franklin County Closes Senior Center, Suspends all Recreation Dept Activities in Response to COVID-19

Franklin County has made the decision to close the Senior Center in response to the spread of COVID-19. “COVID-19 is a fluid and rapidly evolving situation. Franklin County is dedicated to keeping up to date with the latest information to make the most informed decisions. Public service is our mission and public safety is at the core of what we […]

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