As published in the Times-Georgian: ATLANTA — Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday signed the bill that grants Villa Rica a revised city charter, bringing the document into the 21st century with new powers for both the mayor and city council. The governor signed the legislation in a ceremony at the state capitol with the city’s mayor and council present, as well as members of the west Georgia’s legislative delegation. It is the first revision in nearly 40 years for the...READ MORE
As published in the Newnan Times: Coweta County is sixth among Georgia counties in opioid abuse and misuse, according to a 2017 study commissioned by the state’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. The question is, what are Cowetans prepared to do about it? Local lawmakers met with representatives of Coweta’s business, government, medical, law enforcement, addiction recovery and education community on Tuesday to discuss the need for an advisory council to address the alarming rise in drug abuse...READ MORE
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