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Georgia Forward hopes new governor will adopt its vision

Macon, GA – Nothing like a hurricane to bring the state closer together.

Eight years ago, Georgia Forward launched its first forum to unify the state by convening leaders from every corner of Georgia.

It also happened to be a gubernatorial election year, and both candidates for governor – Nathan Deal and Roy Barnes – participated in the forum via a video teleconference.

Atlanta City Council candidate Q and A: Amir Farokhi

Some comments have been edited for brevity and clarity. Amir Farokhi has been a lawyer and worked for nonprofits. Atlanta City Council would be his first elected office. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for the district specifically? A: … The district itself is fairly diverse in neighborhoods and needs. I think there […]