Georgia Governor Nathan Deal gave the keynote address at the Governor’s Public Safety Awards (GPSA) ceremony held on Thursday, December 12 at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center (GPSTC) in Forsyth. Twenty-three outstanding public safety professionals, including Mike Patterson of the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, were recognized for acts of heroism and seven were commended for contributions to their profession. The recipients were given medallions and their names were added to the GPSA monument located inside the GPSTC. [Full Story »]
The Eastman Police Department made the following arrest the week of December 17, 2013 through December 23, 2013.
Martes Robinson, age 29, 707 Abbeville Highway Eastman, was charged with obstructing law enforcement officers (one count).
Ambus Pitts, age 32, 111 Bethel Street Apartment A Eastman, firearms discharge near highway/street (one count), aggravated assault (one count) and possession of firearm by convicted felon (one count). [Full Story »]
Merry Christmas to all. I hope I timed it right.
Best states to retire in, according to (what else?) BestStatesToRetireIn.com.
A chilling quote:
“If you don’t like growing older, don’t worry about it. You may not be growing old much longer.”
Texas is doing great - #1 in job creation, #1 in exports, named Best State for Business nine years in a row by Chief Executive Magazine, writes Tim Phillips of AFPHQ.org. Texas also has no state income tax. [Full Story »]
America’s miserable minimum wage crisis.
Americans do not want to work for the minimum wage. Who does? Recent demonstrations at McDonald’s restaurants demanding $15 an hour wages are understandable. American people need more money to exist. Making a minimum wage only means you are living in poverty and need government and charitable assistance in order to survive. [Full Story »]