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Political Notes

New Legislator: State Rep. Joe Campbell (R-Camilla) won a special election earlier this year to serve out the remainder of the late House District 171 Rep. Jay Powell, who died suddenly in November. A general election for the seat will…

Sustainable Georgia Roundup

Greener Blue Birds: School bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corp., based in Fort Valley, has more than 100 electric buses on order from school districts throughout the nation. The company’s electric buses have already hit the pavement in California, North Dakota…

Political Notes

New Transportation Planner: Jannine Miller is Gov. Brian Kemp’s choice for the position of state planning director at the Georgia Department of Transportation. Miller most recently was a senior advisor to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao; before that,…

Trendsetters: Sleep Pod Startup

"Necessity is the mother of invention,” as the saying goes. A perfect example of the proverb is the mother-daughter team who invented a product that helps babies, toddlers and their parents sleep better when traveling. SlumberPod, the brainchild of Lou…