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Warner Robins, Ga., is a booming community that is entirely dependent on civilian Defense Department employment. The local Air Force Base is massive, but because it’s mostly a logistics depot, the bulk of the employees are not service members.
Source: NPR.org/Morning Edition
Few Georgians interested in toll lanes
The Georgia DOT website only received ten public comments about the proposed bidders for the contract to add optional toll lanes to I-75 and I-57 in Cobb and Cherokee counties; two public information sessions drew less than 50 people.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald
Atlanta Stadium: Sen. Vincent Fort and alumni say stadium deal is threat to Morris Brown College
Sen. Fort and Morris Brown alumni claim recent property negotiations between the city of Atlanta and Friendship Baptist Church have destroyed a $20 million deal that could have helped the financially-strapped Morris Brown resolve its estimated $30 million in debt.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle
State defers showdown on Plant Vogtle costs
A debate over the rising cost of building a first-of-its-kind nuclear plant in Georgia will be pushed far into the future.
Source: Augusta Chronicle/Sunday
State’s official travel guide features whitewater and Zombies
Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer/Sunday