Georgia

New York News: Albany, Garland Alford, Store Owner, Customers Plead Guilty To Food Stamp Fraud In South Georgia

Albany, N.Y. – The former co-owner of a Donalsonville, Georgia grocery store, along with ten other customers, have pled guilty to charges related to defrauding the federal food stamp program, said Charles “Charlie” Peeler, the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia. Garland Alford, 75, of Donalsonville, the former co-owner of Lake Flea … Continue reading New York News: Albany, Garland Alford, Store Owner, Customers Plead Guilty To Food Stamp Fraud In South Georgia

United States | Georgia’s 2018 Presidential Election

United States – The United States congratulates Salome Zourabichvili on her election as President of Georgia. We welcome the assessment by the OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission that Georgia’s presidential runoff was competitive and that candidates were able to campaign freely. We also share the Mission’s concerns and those of other international and domestic observers about … Continue reading United States | Georgia’s 2018 Presidential Election

ATLANTA | Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit

ATLANTA— Republican Brian Kemp praised Democrat Stacey Abrams as a tough opponent and asked Georgia voters to unite behind him as the state’s new governor Saturday, even as Abrams blamed Kemp for “gross mismanagement” of an election that she acknowledged she did not win. “I certainly appreciate Stacey Abrams’ tenacity, how hard she worked, the … Continue reading ATLANTA | Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit

ATLANTA | In Georgia, a certification deadline and another court fight

ATLANTA— A federal judge has ordered Georgia‘s secretary of state to wait until Friday to certify the results of the midterm elections that include an unsettled race for governor and to take steps to protect provisional ballots. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg ruled Monday that the secretary of state must not certify the results of … Continue reading ATLANTA | In Georgia, a certification deadline and another court fight

ATLANTA | With no Abrams concession, Kemp presses forward in Georgia

ATLANTA — Outgoing Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal stood before a bank of cameras and welcomed into his office a man he recognized as his successor. “The governor-elect,” Deal called Brian Kemp on Thursday, accepting his fellow Republican’s resignation as secretary of state and promising the two would begin work immediately on transition business ahead of … Continue reading ATLANTA | With no Abrams concession, Kemp presses forward in Georgia