Late Wednesday evening the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that 9th District Congressman Doug Collins was considering running for the Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Johnny Isakson whether or not he was appointed by the Governor. Yesterday we caught up with Congressman Collins and asked him if these reports were true. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr and the Consumer Protection Division are warning all Georgians about scammers operating under the veil of potential employers. It can be difficult to distinguish legitimate online job offers from those placed by people who are just out to scam you, especially when it comes to work-from-home jobs. Red Flags include requests for payment, requests for sensitive financial or personal information, offers high salary for simple tasks or minimal experience, immediate job offers, or communication via non-business address.
At the November Union County Board of Education meeting, Kim Williams an 18 year veteran educator was named system-wide Teacher of the Year. Superintendent John Hill also provided the Board with an extensive briefing on the progress of the College and Career Academy $3 million grant.