Thursday October 22nd, 2020 5:05AM

Mitch Clarke

Director of News and Content
Mitch Clarke is director of news and content for Jacobs Media. He is a reformed print journalist, having spent nearly three decades covering local, state and national politics. Email: Twitter: @MitchAClarke
Mitch Clarke
Piedmont College to become a university in 2021
Piedmont College is changing its name.
6:25PM ( 4 months ago )
Brenau students called to military duty in fight against COVID
When Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp activated medical personnel to assist at Albany’s Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, a COVID-19 hotspot, Georgia Army National Guard Sgt. Quantez Harper said he felt compelled to go.
2:00PM ( 4 months ago )
Bridge over I-85 to open to traffic Friday night
The newly constructed Flowery Branch Road bridge over Interstate 85 will open to traffic Friday evening, the Georgia Department of Transportation announced.
12:20PM ( 4 months ago )
Collins blasts Supreme Court decision on DACA
Congressman Doug Collins of Gainesville is criticizing yesterday's (Thursday's) Supreme Court ruling that the Trump administration, for now, cannot end the DACA program.
6:52AM ( 4 months ago )
Surprise medical bill legislation headed to governor's desk
A bill championed by state Rep. Lee Hawkins of Gainesville to prevent surprise medical billing has passed the Senate and is headed to the governor's desk for signature.
2:20PM ( 4 months ago )
Armed robber flees deputies, dies in car accident
A man who robbed two people at gunpoint at a house in Gainesville on Monday and then fled from police was involved in a traffic accident and later died, the Hall County Sheriff's Office said.
12:10PM ( 4 months ago )
Collins staffer Bill Kokaly dies
Bill Kokaly, the longest serving member of Rep. Doug Collins' Congressional staff, died last week. He was 63.
1:03PM ( 4 months ago )
DFCS could close 5 offices in Northeast Georgia
The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services is expected to close 53 offices, including five in Northeast Georgia, to meet the budget cuts expected to be implemented in next year's state budget.
5:00AM ( 4 months ago )
Lane closures expected next week at Browns Bridge project
Overnight lane closures will continue on Ga. 369 next week as part of the Browns Bridge replacement project.
12:00PM ( 4 months ago )
Lake Lanier Association protects seven islands from erosion
Nearly 10,000 tons of rip-rap stone has been used to protect the shorelines of seven Lake Lanier islands from erosion.
6:00AM ( 4 months ago )