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  • PG A.M.: University System chancellor unveils needs-based scholarship plan May 17, 2024 12:34 pm The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Georgia HOPE is merit-based and funded by the Georgia Lottery. “I’m not suggesting that the Legislature solve the problem, although that would be something for them to have a great debate about,” said Perdue, a former two-term governor.” But I am suggesting that …
  • Former Georgia lottery official arrested, charged with bribery, GBI says May 17, 2024 4:55 am WGCL TV - Georgia ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A man trusted to inspect Georgia’s lottery machines is now being investigated for bribery, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. 62-year-old Michael Kessler was a compliance inspector and now faces …
  • Georgia Lottery employee took bribes to pass store inspections, GBI says May 16, 2024 11:49 pm WSBTV - Georgia HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says an inspector with the Georgia Lottery Corporation has been allowing stores to pay him in exchange for passing their inspections. The GBI says Michael Jerome Kessler Sr. convinced at least three …
  • Georgia Trend Daily – May 14, 2024 May 14, 2024 11:18 am Georgia Trend May 14, 2024 GPB Staff reports that consumer website WalletHub compared 182 cities based upon professional opportunities and quality of life to determine ranks for its list of the Best and Worst Places for Starting a Career. Atlanta ranked No. 1, with …
  • City of Rome COAM ordinance set for first reading Monday May 12, 2024 11:55 pm WRGA - Georgia Sunday, May 13, 2024–2:04 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- A coin-operated amusement machine ordinance is set for first reading during Monday’s Rome City Commission meeting. In February, the commission implemented a six-month moratorium on new permits for …
  • As gambling stalemate continues, former governor has suggestions on how it can succeed next year May 10, 2024 10:04 pm WVUA 23 By WVUA 23 News Reporter Zoe Blair Alabama’s 2024 legislative session adjourned Thursday with one major thread left hanging: A comprehensive gambling bill once again falling shy of Gov. Kay Ivey’s desk. Odds of Ivey calling for a special session on the …
  • I won a $50,000 Powerball prize – but I only got $1,470 when I picked up my money May 9, 2024 3:00 pm The U.S. Sun A LUCKY Powerball player claimed a big win for his family-owned business in Delaware. But things quickly took a turn when the lottery winnings were split several ways. 1 A lottery winner could have taken home a $50,000 Powerball pot if it had not been …
  • Alabama could become 46th state with lottery, but odds are high it won’t be this year May 8, 2024 9:26 pm WVUA 23 Could we see a lottery in Alabama as early as 2025? That’s up to the Alabama State Senate, the governor and, eventually, Alabamians if it’s approved on the final day of the 2024 Alabama Legislative Session. House Bill 151, otherwise known as the Gambling…
  • I won $300,000 playing the lottery but I immediately lost at least $88k when I picked up my prize May 8, 2024 4:35 pm The U.S. Sun A LOTTERY player has landed a win worth hundreds of thousands but saw a massive chunk of the cash vanish almost instantly. The lucky winner took a chance on their state's popular game in May and brought home a prize pot totaling $300,000. 1 A lottery …
  • Kemp signs new election law, budget with public pay hikes May 7, 2024 1:50 pm WRDW 12 - Georgia ATLANTA, Ga. - Gov. Brian Kemp on Tuesday signed legislation that makes additional changes to Georgia’s election laws ahead of the 2024 presidential contest in the battleground state. He also signed the state’s new budget, which includes pay raises for …
  • Gov. Brian Kemp signs budget with teacher, law enforcement pay hikes May 7, 2024 1:05 pm WGCL TV - Georgia ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Georgia’s public school teachers and state employees will be getting a pay raise soon, as Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a new, $66.8-billion state budget into law on Tuesday. The highly touted budget that was adopted in a …
  • Florida couple tries to claim $1M lottery prize with tampered ticket May 5, 2024 11:08 am Post Crescent - Wisconsin Earlier this spring, a lucky resident of New Jersey won the $1.13 billion Mega Millions lottery. After taking out taxes, the grand prize got paid out in a one-time cash payment of $537.5 million. In the lead up to the big drawing, Georgia Lottery President …
  • COAM ordinance headed to the Floyd County Commission May 2, 2024 11:17 pm WRGA - Georgia Thursday, May 2, 2024–2:48 p.m. -David Crowder, WRGA News- The Floyd County Commission appears to be ready to vote on a local coin-operated amusement machine ordinance. Assistant Floyd County Attorney Chris Jackson told the county public safety committee …
  • Floyd County residents have shelled out over $100 million on gaming machines April 30, 2024 2:56 pm WRGA - Georgia Tuesday, April 30, 2024–8:13 a.m. -Adam Carey, Rome News-Tribune- This story is possible because of a news-sharing agreement with the Rome News-Tribune. More information can be found at northwestgeorgianews.com Players in Floyd County spent over $100 …
  • California governor’s ‘My Cousin Gavin’ ad will do more harm than good in Alabama April 30, 2024 11:58 am AL.com - Alabama This is an opinion column. California Gov. Gavin Newsom don’t know grits. Not about Alabama. Not about the South. Newsom and his Campaign for Democracy have launched a new ad to run in Alabama, targeting states where abortion travel bans are in the works. …

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