Legislative session back in full swing

Legislative session back in full swing By: Shaddi Abusaid With the General Assembly back in session, Cherokee County’s legislators are back at work under the Gold Dome to draft new legislation and pass bills over the 40-day legislative session. In addition to writing and co-sponsoring new laws, several of the… Read More

Obama’s Economy – A Decline For Americans

Obama’s Economy – A Decline For Americans BY L. MENDEZ While President Barack Obama’s claims of employment increasing are accurate, there is much more information that adds to the grim picture of America’s actual employment situation. Since 2009, when Obama took office, the number of employed Americans has increased by… Read More

Obama Overtime Rule in Danger

Obama Overtime Rule in Danger By Andrew Soergel President Barack Obama’s final push for a more progressive private sector before he cedes his office to Donald Trump looks to be in danger of being permanently scuttled, with a federal judge stalling the administration’s efforts to raise overtime pay for millions… Read More

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Wilbanks among educators endorsing Isakson

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Wilbanks among educators endorsing Isakson By Curt Yeomans U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson picked up an endorsement this past week from a name Gwinnett County residents know very well: J. Alvin Wilbanks. The Gwinnett County Public Schools superintendent was among more than 60 educators from across Georgia who jointly… Read More

Advocates want less regulation, better credit to help small businesses

Advocates want less regulation, better credit to help small businesses By Melinda Rizzo Lower tax burdens. Reduce government regulations and time-consuming compliance. Ease the flow of credit to spur growth. That’s the mission of the Job Creators Network, an Atlanta-based nonprofit that made a stop in Quakertown on Thursday afternoon… Read More

White Castle welcomes small business bus tour

White Castle welcomes small business bus tour by Mike McCarthy COLUMBUS — Columbus-based White Castle helped promote a nationwide effort supporting small businesses Wednesday. It hosted the ‘Bring Small Businesses Back’ campaign at it’s corporate headquarters near downtown. “Our concern is that the voice of small businesses and the voice… Read More

Bring Small Businesses Back event in Roswell

Bring Small Businesses Back event in Roswell ROSWELL, Ga. – The Job Creators Network announced it is hosting a Bring Small Businesses Back event in Roswell Wednesday, Oct. 19. It will take place at Roswell City Hall from 9 to 11 a.m.. The event features U.S. Rep. Tom Price, Home… Read More

White Castle hosts small business forum

White Castle hosts small business forum By: JD Malone White Castle, famous for its little burgers, is hosting a forum to support small businesses. The Columbus-based hamburger chain is bringing the Job Creator Network, a group that calls for small business-friendly policies, to town on its national tour called… Read More