Commentary: How government can speed broadband access

This editorial comes from Kelly McCutchen, the President of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and is re-posted with their permission. The GPPF is an independent think tank that proposes market-oriented approaches to public policy to improve the lives of Georgians.  Internet access is foundational in today’s economy. Lack of access can grind business to a halt […]

Macon’s Stubby’s Heroes reaching out to dog owners for September 25th walk

Stubby’s Heroes is a dedicated group of volunteers and advocates who are working to change the negative stigma attached to pit bulls through education and outreach. Jones County resident Elizabeth Worthy was one of the earliest members of Stubby’s Heroes, joining in metro Atlanta in 2012, and she has brought her passion for pit bull activism with her […]

Online security holes put your money at risk

Recently, my bank accounts were hit by an identity thief who used access to my online bank information to create fraudulent checks drawn against my account. Anyone who knows how checks work know that they are just about the least secure method of payment after cash. Since I never really trusted checks, I set my […]