Tag Archives: Georgia

Action GM, DCSO and BPS Team Up to Bring Awareness to New Handsfree Driving Law

On Sunday, July 1st (this Sunday), motorists on Georgia’s roads will be subject to a new law governing hands-free driving.  Known as the “Hands-Free Act”, the Georgia legislature and Governor Nathan Deal enacted legislation designed to improve the safety of Georgia’s roads through the elimination of electronic usage while driving.  Although the common idea is that the law… Read More »

Georgia’s New Distracted Driving Law As Passed by the House and Senate

The Georgia Legislature recently passed HB 673, a law, “relating to motor vehicles and traffic, so as to prohibit actions which distract a driver while operating a motor vehicle; to provide for the proper and safe use of wireless telecommunications devices while driving; to provide for definitions; to provide for violations; to provide for punishments; to provide for… Read More »

AAA Announces Highest Rated Restaurants in Georgia

AAA’s Undercover Inspectors Release their Final Review of more than 31,000 Restaurants ATLANTA, Ga. (February 21, 2018) – AAA’s anonymous inspectors have experienced all the horror stories of dining out, from being served food that hit the floor to finding a hair in their hamburger. Yet, the only places that make it on AAA’s Diamond Lists are the ones… Read More »

‘Very good crop’ of Georgia peanuts expected

By Clint Thompson University of Georgia – College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Georgia’s dryland peanut crop excelled this year, while irrigated fields lacked in comparison to past years, said University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort. The result is a crop estimated to average 4,400 pounds per acre. This year, Georgia’s peanut crop is the… Read More »

Bainbridge Man Arrested for Transporting Undocumented Immigrants

According to KFOX TV in El Paso, Texas, a Bainbridge man was arrested after ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) discovered a semi trailer hauling 23 undocumented immigrants and 250 pounds of marijuana. The driver, identified as Comothial Harper, 44, of Bainbridge, was arrested and faces a charge of transporting illegal aliens for financial gain. The story states that… Read More »