Category: Georgia

Chair, Deputy Chair of Atlanta Fed’s Board of Directors Designated

ATLANTA, GA (STL.News) The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta announces the designation of Elizabeth A. Smith as the 2021 chair of its board of directors, and Claire Lewis Arnold as the 2021 deputy chair.  Both are Class C directors, appointed…

Georgia Department of Public Health Launches COVID Vaccine Locator

Atlanta, GA (STL.News) The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is launching a COVID vaccine locator on the DPH website at https://dph.georgia.gov. The tool allows users to search by county for a vaccine provider in their community, and provides location and contact…

Pompeo to Deliver Remarks at Georgia Institute of Technology

Secretary Pompeo to Deliver Remarks at Georgia Institute of Technology (STL.News) Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will deliver remarks on the China challenge to U.S. national security and academic freedom at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, at…

The Chinese Communist Party on the American Campus

The Chinese Communist Party on the American Campus (STL.News) MR CABRERA:  Good morning.  What a great day.  What an honor to have our Secretary of State with us today to share his views on foreign policy.  And what a great…

Acting U.S. Attorney for Northern District of Georgia

Bobby L. Christine named acting U.S. Attorney for Northern District of Georgia ATLANTA (STL.News) Bobby L. Christine has been named Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia.  U.S. Attorney Christine is currently the U.S. Attorney for the Southern…

Alexander Brock Ray Arrested In Possession Of Illegal Drugs

Convicted Felon, Alexander Brock Ray Arrested In Possession Of 105 Bags Of Illegal Drugs, Pleads Guilty To Possession With Intent To Distribute Meth MACON, GA (STL.News) A convicted felon, arrested with multiple firearms and 105 bags of illegal drugs, has…

Santwon Antonio Davis pleads guilty for misrepresenting

Atlanta man, Santwon Antonio Davis pleads guilty for misrepresenting a COVID-19 test to his employer ATLANTA (STL.News) Santwon Antonio Davis has pleaded guilty to wire fraud related to a scheme to defraud his employer in May 2020 by submitting a…

Two Georgia women charged with bribing former Supervisor

Two Georgia women charged with bribing former Supervisor in DeKalb County’s Tax Commissioner’s Office ATLANTA (STL.News) Lesbia Lily Gonzalez Moreno and Ailin Michelle Maldonado have been charged with paying bribes to Gerald D. Harris, a former Supervisor in DeKalb County’s…

Georgia: Patrick Sharpe and Jamal Scott Indicted for multiple Offenses

Two Georgia Correctional Officers, Patrick Sharpe and Jamal Scott Indicted for Civil Rights and Related Offenses for Assaulting Inmates (STL.News) Yesterday, a federal grand jury in Macon, Georgia, returned a 4-count indictment against former supervisory correctional officer Sergeant Patrick Sharpe,…

Georgia: Kuo Pin sentenced for smuggling protected turtles

Georgia man, Kuo Pin sentenced for smuggling protected turtles ATLANTA (STL.News) A federal judge sentenced Kuo Pin (“Kenny”) Cheng for illegally smuggling protected turtles from Asia, including at least two endangered species, in violation of the Convention on International Trade…

Unemployment Insurance Task Force Targets Fraud During COVID Pandemic

Citizens are encouraged to report suspected unemployment insurance benefit fraud to authorities MACON, GA (STL.News) A new state-wide, interagency task force focused on combating unemployment insurance (UI) benefit fraud in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is supporting investigating agencies…

GA: Brannon Jeffries charged with cyberstalking

GA: Brannon Jeffries charged with cyberstalking of Savannah resident (STL.News) – An Oklahoma man is in custody after being charged with stalking a former acquaintance who moved to Savannah for safety. Brannon Jeffries, 34, of Tulsa, Okla., has been charged…