Security has loomed large in the January 5th runoff for Georgia’s two Senate seats. For many in our listening area that comes down to protecting the 2nd amendment. Senator Kelly Loeffler has sponsored the Gun Owners Protection Act and we asked her about that legislation. (soundbite)
Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr and North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein have joined a coalition of attorneys general representing 43 states, the District of Columbia and 5 U.S. territories, urging Congress to extend the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economy Act funding until the end of 2021. The attorneys general urge Congress to pass one of the several pending measures to give states and local communities additional time to utilize the precious COVID-relief resources which currently expire on December 31, 2020.
Blairsville author J.R. Collins will officially launch his 4th book The Legend of Swell Branch a wilderness adventure set in the post-Civil War era in his beloved Appalachian Mountains. His first three works in the “Rabbit” series were award winners and Legend is expected to receive the similar accolades. The launch and book signing will take place at Pat’s Hallmark in Blairsville tomorrow between 11 - 2 pm.