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Trump Signs Major Defense Bill Into Law with Priorities for Georgia

"I am very pleased that Congress is backing up President Trump’s commitment to rebuild our military.” Georgia's junior U.S. Senator David Perdue said Monday.

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Glynn County Police seize drugs, guns and stolen property -make arrests

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EP American Footwear hiring in Alamo

The Georgia Department of Labor is partnering with the Wheeler County Chamber of Commerce to help EP American Footwear recruit for their new facility in Alamo, Ga.

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Leading floor manufacturer to create 200 jobs in North Georgia

Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that Mannington Mills, a leading flooring manufacturer, will create more than 200 jobs and invest $42 million in Calhoun...

Amazon? Mysterious ‘Project Rocket’ advances outside Atlanta

A mysterious economic development project code-named “Project Rocket” is advancing in Atlanta’s suburbs.

Georgia Power shoots for the sun to increase solar energy

Georgia Power is aiming to increase its renewable energy portfolio in the state by adding 100 megawatts of solar power.

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Taliban offensive exposes fragile US hopes for Afghan peace

A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. That’s raising questions about the viability of the American game plan for ending a war that began when some of the current U.S. troops were in diapers.