If you’re one of the many Georgians who stops paying attention to news at some point on Friday through the weekend, we’ve got you covered. Below is a rundown of the news items you might have missed over the weekend with handy little links if you want to read more.
Let’s get to it.
- Georgians are marching to the state capitol today to demand clean drinking water. They are concerned about coal ash deposits that have seeped into groundwater in their communities.
- A 31-year-old Ghostface Gangster was sentenced to 30 years for trafficking meth in Cherokee County. This actually happened in November, but the Cherokee County D.A. announced it last week.
- Today is your last chance to register to vote in the presidential primary in March. If you’ve been watching the debates and want to vote, you may have a little work to do today to make sure you are able to vote.
- In a continuing story that has captivated the state of Georgia, the boyfriend of a missing Fort Valley State University student has been charged with malice murder in her death.
- In a recent study, Georgia’s schools came in near the bottom. Our public schools ranked 37th in the nation.
- Griffin’s long-time fire chief has decided to hang up his boots after a long and dedicated career.