Monthly Archives: June 2013

On “Newsmakers” With Tim Bryant

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Tweet Yesterday I joined Tim Bryant on his show “Newsmakers” on WGAU in Athens. We talked about my trip last week with AG Commissioner Gary Black to farms throughout Central and Southern Georgia. I came on about 15 minutes into the program. Listen here: Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Touring Farms In Central And Southern Georgia

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Tweet Thursday and Friday of this past week I joined Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black and five of my fellow Legislators on a tour of farms in central and southern Georgia. We visited a couple of vegetable and fruit farms, a cotton gin, a saw mill, a dairy farm, a sod farm and even a Tilapia…

Diverging Diamond Interchange Open At Pleasant Hill

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Tweet The new Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) is now open at the Pleasant Hill Rd./I-85 interchange. This is the second DDI in metro-Atlanta with others planned, including one a Jimmy Carter Blvd./I-85 interchange. DDI’s are an attempt to make traffic at these interchanges flow better with fewer delays for drivers. Here’s a short video of…

What The 316/Collins Hill Rd/GA 20 Construction Looked Like On 6/06/13

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Tweet I drove through the construction site on Hwy 316 at the Collins Hill Rd. and GA 20 intersections this morning. This is what it looks like. Construction is due to be completed December 2014. Painful now for those who travel that corridor but much better for all of us when it’s done.

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