Georgia issues 3rd COVID-19-related evictions hold

Renters in danger of losing their place to live are getting another reprieve. The Georgia Supreme Court has extended for the third time the judicial emergency, which means a temporary halt to evictions. 

Georgia unemployment claims dropping

There is some good news coming from the unemployment picture.  According to the labor commissioner, unemployment claims are down from last week by 323,000. That’s great. But unemployment is still a huge issue across the state. Let’s take a look at the numbers. 

Fulton County DA Paul Howard defends decision to close politically sensitive case

Fulton County DA Paul Howard decided to close a public integrity investigation of then Mayor Kasim Reed's family friend. The decision came during time period when city of Atlanta sent $250,000 in grant money to Howard's office. The majority of it was used to boost Howard's salary. Howard said there was no politics at play.