Conservative activists in Georgia wage campaign to purge voter rolls ahead of November’s election

Conservative activists in Georgia wage campaign to purge voter rolls ahead of November's election

CNN — One morning in late August, Zach Manifold showed up at his job running the elections office in Gwinnett County, Georgia, to find eight boxes waiting, all filled with documents challenging the eligibility of tens of thousands of people to cast ballots. It was the physical manifestation of a law passed by the Republican-controlled … Read more

The real Byers home from ‘Stranger Things’ lists in Georgia

Exterior Screengrab from Zillow/EXP Realty, LLC. Michael Smith Anxiously waiting for the fifth season of Netflix’s hit series “Stranger Things” to drop? While fans have to patiently twiddle their thumbs for another year or so, there’s a fascinating property from the show that just listed in Fayetteville, Georgia. The three-bedroom, two-bathroom house that was a … Read more

Kid stuff: Classic City discoveries for younger visitors | Athens

Kid stuff: Classic City discoveries for younger visitors |  Athens

Whether you are visiting Athens with children or live here and are getting ready to host younger guests, here are ideas for exploring town with kids. Athens Regional Library system Multiple rentals Each of the Athens libraries carries a wide selection of children’s books. At the main branch, on Baxter Street near campus, they offer … Read more

A visit to Southeast Montana features dinosaur bones, fishing and river cruises

A visit to Southeast Montana features dinosaur bones, fishing and river cruises

Jurassic Park has nothing on what lies beneath the earth in Montana’s Badlands. Dinosaur bones and near-complete skeletons have been found all around southeastern Montana. They’re found buried under the soil and exposed along cliffsides of sandstone worn away by millions of years of rain, snow and ice. Torrents of water washing in from the … Read more

Sen. Graham challenges 2020 Georgia election probe subpoena

Sen.  Graham challenges 2020 Georgia election probe subpoena

US Sen. Lindsey Graham is challenging a subpoena to testify before a special grand jury that’s investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and others broke any laws when they tried to overturn Joe Biden’s win in Georgia. Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, received a subpoena that was issued on July 26 and orders him to … Read more

Federal Tourism Aid Funds Gas Stations, Trash Cans, Jazz

By DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press Located along a remote stretch of Highway 395, the Fort Independence Travel Plaza touts a dozen gas pumps, clean restrooms and made-to-order meals for travelers visiting California’s Eastern Sierra. The facility, which provides revenue for a Paiute Indian tribe, is about to quadruple in size thanks to an $8 … Read more

5-at-10: Falcons best QB plan, NFL+ continues domination, magical greatness of prep tour

5-at-10: Falcons best QB plan, NFL+ continues domination, magical greatness of prep tour

Falcons open camp So the Falcons report to camp today. Yay. The NFL rocks. The most lasting piece of good news for said Falcons during an offseason overhaul has been the return of the throwback red helmets. (Side question: IF I started with the Falcons and added the Chargers, that’s the Batman and Robin of … Read more

PBS travel show host Samantha Brown is keynote speaker at Chattanooga Tourism Summit and more business news

PBS travel show host Samantha Brown is keynote speaker at Chattanooga Tourism Summit and more business news

PBS travel host keynotes 2022 Chattanooga Tourism Summit Samantha Brown, the Emmy-award-winning host and producer of Samantha Brown’s Places to Love on PBS, will be the keynote speaker for the 2022 Chattanooga Tourism Summit luncheon from 11 am to 2 pm Sept. 20 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. The Chattanooga Tourism Co. recently hosted Brown … Read more

5-at-10: Durant destination, Biblical encounters, Raiders historic hire, AC debate

5-at-10: Durant destination, Biblical encounters, Raiders historic hire, AC debate

Photo by the Mrs. 5-at-10 / A base jumper dives off the Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls, Idaho headed toward the Snake River on Thursday. He landed safely. GRAND TARGHEE, Wyoming — So we moved East and landed at the site of the family wedding. Good times. I am writing this at 4:45 local time, … Read more