Thursday, October 30, 2014

Nueva matrícula consular mexicana


ATLANTA, GA (PR) - El pasado 23 de octubre del presente, se realizó la primera expedición de las nuevas matrículas consulares de alta seguridad por parte del Departamento de Documentación a Mexicanos. La nueva matrícula consular contiene ahora un chip electrónico, hologramas y diferentes gráficos que la hacen más segura y disminuye su falsificación.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Conservadores apelan al voto hispano


AUGUSTA, GA (Anibal Ibarra) - Laura y Gustavo Martinez subrayaron que no hay país más rico en historia y transcendencia mundial que los Estados Unidos, que se construyó no ha base de excusas sino por la voluntad heróica de su gente. El matrimonio oriundo de Venezuela, recientemente nacionalizados estadounidenses en setiembre, fue parte central del movimiento lanzado por Morris Communications, empresa propietaria del conservador diario Augusta Chronicle.

Candy Free Halloween Party



AUGUSTA, GA (PR) - The Non-Food Halloween Festival invites children with dietary restrictions to a free Halloween party with trick-or-treating for small toys and prizes instead of candy.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Medical Cannabis Study November 12



AUGUSTA, GA (Anibal Ibarra) - SR 981 creates the Joint Study Committee on the Prescription of Medical Cannabis for Serious Medical Conditions. The meeting number 4 of the committee will take place November 12 at 1pm at Georgia Regents University (GRU).

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Future of US Democracy

ATLANTA, GA (PR) - On Thursday, October 23, 6pm, Georgians from across the political spectrum will have an opportunity to share their views on money in politics, elections, and the future of our democracy with one of the nation’s top elections officials.  Ann Ravel, Vice Chair of the Federal Election Commission, will participate in a public forum hosted by the Emory University School of Law at the Tull Auditorium, 1301 Clifton Road NE, in Atlanta.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Is "Dr. Villain" Fading From Augusta?

AUGUSTA, GA (PR) – The University of Nevada at Las Vegas named Azziz as one of three finalists in their search for the next University of Nevada at Las Vegas president. He will be visiting the UNLV campus during the week of November 10 to participate in a number of campus and community forums and meetings with the search committee.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Bus Route to Connect Fort Gordon and Mall



AUGUSTA, GA (Anibal Ibarra) - UPDATED 10/21/2014: A new route to connect the Augusta Mall and Fort Gordon was voted favorable by the Richmond County Commission. The pilot project set to begin November 3, one day prior the elections, will run for 6 months to adjust the service to the needs of the riders, then might continue normally. The Commission didn't allocate the full fund for the pilot and didn't hire a Director for the Augusta Public Transit (APT) also, yet. Other innovations are being discussed by the private operator and the Citizens Advisory Committee. 

Saturday, October 18, 2014

¿Violadores de escolares protegidos?



AUGUSTA, GA (Anibal Ibarra) - Cuando un chico estadounidense es violado sexualmente en la escuela la pregunta de un extranjero es: ¿Qué garantías tienen mis niños en la escuela de no ser víctimas? En un foro comunitario organizado por I Breathe I Rise, se hizo un llamado a los maestros honrados y valientes y a los padres a denunciar sospechas de acoso sexual. Los escolares en el condado de Richmond deben ser protegidos, coincidieron, aunque hasta ahora pareciera que los violadores gozan de impunidad.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Bloodless Medicine Techniques at Seminar

AUGUSTA, GA (PR)A major principle in Patient- and Family-Centered Care at Georgia Regents Medical Center is that patients have direct input into how their health care is delivered. For instance if a patient doesn’t want a blood transfusion, the hospital can accommodate this request through the Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Leonidas Polk: Confederate Fighting Bishop



AUGUSTA, GA - Lieutenant-General Leonidas Polk, of the Army of Tennessee, was killed by a cannon-shot in 1864, while engaged with his associates in command in making observations at the immediate front. Polk changed his mind about continuing as an Army officer and chose the priesthood instead. He also was a plantation owner in Louisiana with 200 slaves, according to scholars.

Saturday Voting in South Cobb

By Rich Pellegrino - I am pleased to share that Saturday voting has been secured in South Cobb on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the South Cobb Community Center, 620 Lions Club Drive in Mableton. South Cobb now joins East and West Cobb in this unique Saturday voting option. 

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Vote Early and #PostThePeach

Bring an interpreter to the poll if needed

ATLANTA, GA (PR) - Voters across Georgia are challenged to vote early and show off their "I'm A Georgia Voter" stickers as part of the #PostThePeach Challenge, kicking off during a press conference on Friday, October 10, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Woodruff Park in downtown Atlanta.