• RNC Spokesperson Dennard addresses MLB’s decision

    Paris Dennard

    ELLIJAY, Ga – RNC National Spokesperson Paris Dennard called out Major League Baseball, Stacey Abrams, and President Joe Biden for their actions following Georgia’s passage of SB 202. MLB, according to Dennard, cares more about politics and should have taken the time to talk to Governor Brian Kemp, Speaker of the House David Ralston, and […]

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  • Ralston reviews the 2021 legislative session

    Ralston legislative session review

    ATLANTA – Speaker of the House David Ralston (R – 7) commented on the General Assembly’s accomplishments for the 2021 session. Starting off with the hottest issue of 2021, Ralston stated that he was “very pleased” with the Election Integrity Committee’s work. Chaired by Barry Fleming, they reviewed numerous bills submitted by Republicans and Democrats […]

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  • Pickens man arrested for arson and fraud

    ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Douglas Eaton, 54, was arrested on charges of 1st Degree Arson and Insurance Fraud. The fire occurred on Sunday, February 7,  in Ball Ground. The 1200-square-foot structure was approximately 26 years old. “It was discovered that the fire occurred in the master […]

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  • State employees and teachers paid parental leave passes General Assembly

    paid parental leave

    ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) and State Representative Houston Gaines (R-Athens) announced that House Bill 146 received final passage in the General Assembly today. House Bill 146 provides three weeks of paid parental leave as a new benefit to full-time state employees and teachers. This is the Georgia’s first paid parental leave benefit […]

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  • Kemp signs Election Integrity Act of 2021

    Election integrity Act of 2021

    ATLANTA – Election reform is coming to Georgia after Governor Brian Kemp (R) signed the SB 202, Election Integrity Act of 2021, mere hours after it landed on his desk. During his televised remarks about the legislation Kemp stated, “With Senate Bill 202, Georgia will take another step in ensuring elections, accessible and fair.” He […]

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  • Hice calls Secretary of State Raffensperger’s performance “dismal”

    Jody Hice endorsements

    ELLIJAY, Ga – Tenth District Representative Jody Hice (R) addressed why he’s running for Secretary of State against incumbent Brad Raffensperger (R). On Monday, Hice officially announced his candidacy and has been making his case ever since. He even earned former President Donald Trump’s endorsement shortly after his announcement. Hice cited his work as the […]

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  • Belle Isle takes aim at Raffensperger’s policies

    Belle Isle

    ALPHARETTA, Ga – Former Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle hosted his Secretary of State campaign kick-off on Monday, March 22 at Alpharetta City Park and called out Raffensperger’s elections procedures. Trump supporter State Senator Brandon Beach (R – Alpharetta) introduced the candidate. Beach spoke about until after the November election his cell phone seldomly rang […]

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  • Hice begins raking in endorsements for SOS

    Jody Hice endorsements

    ATLANTA – Shortly after announcing his intent to run for Secretary of State, Tenth District Congressman Jody Hice (R – Athens) began garnering endorsements. Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz and former President Donald Trump have issued statements of support. Trump called Hice “one of our most outstanding Congressmen” and “a steadfast fighter for Georgia conservative values.” […]

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  • Hice and Belle Isle enter the Georgia Secretary of State Race

    secretary of state race

    ATLANTA – Fellow Republican and incumbent Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger will face primary competitors after 10th District Representative Jody Hice (R – Athens) and former Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle announced their candidacies. Rumblings of Hice’s run began last week, and FYN previously informed the public to expect a statement from the Congressman. In […]

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  • Daylight Savings Time begins Sunday, March 14

    Daylight Savings Time

    Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday, March 14th at 2 a.m. Be sure to set your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday evening (Spring Forward), and remember to check the batteries in your home smoke detectors. A bill for Georgia to stay in Daylight Savings Time Recently passed by House with a […]

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  • Georgia Expands COVID Vaccine Eligibility

    Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Governor Brian Kemp today announced the state will expand its vaccine eligibility March 15, 2021, to include adults aged 55 and older, individuals with disabilities, and certain medical conditions. Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are already eligible for vaccination. This expansion now includes disabilities […]

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  • Georgia House passes legislation to cut taxes and create jobs

    cut taxes Georgia capitol election hearing

    ATLANTA – Today, the Georgia House of Representatives passed four pieces of legislation to cut taxes on Georgia families and businesses, as well as create jobs and expand economic opportunity across the state. These measures include the Tax Relief Act of 2021, the Georgia Economic Recovery Act of 2021, the Georgia Economic Renewal Act of […]

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  • Sports betting bill back in committee for unclear reasons

    sports betting

    ATLANTA – Georgia Lottery Mobile Sports Wagering Integrity Act (HB 86) was sent back to committee without explanation for the second time today. The move sets back the legalization of online sports betting just a few days ahead of Atlanta hosting the NBA All-Star game. HB 86 includes a provision for professional sports teams to […]

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  • Perdue opts out of 2022 Senate race

    David Perdue 2022 Senate

    ATLANTA, Ga – After taking the first step and filing paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, former Senator David Perdue (R – Ga) announced this morning that he would not seek a Senate seat in 2022. Perdue would have faced off against Senator Raphael Warnock (D – Ga), who beat Kelly Loeffler in the January […]

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