Safety: Athens Mayor to Address Community Initiatives and Immigration Status Following Murder of Laken Riley

Athens, Georgia – The mayor of Athens-Clarke County is set to address safety concerns following the tragic murder of 22-year-old Laken Riley on the University of Georgia’s campus. Mayor Kelly Girtz will hold a press conference at Athens-Clarke County Police Department Headquarters on Wednesday at 9 a.m. In response to the murder, Girtz is expected … Read more

North Carolina State Treasurer Urges “Line-of-Duty” Status for Slain Sgt. Nix, Seeks $200,000 Benefits

RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell is pushing for the murder of Greensboro Police Sgt. Phillip Dale Nix to be classified as a “line-of-duty” death. Nix lost his life on Dec. 30, 2023, while trying to thwart a theft of 10 cases of beer from a Sheetz convenience store on Sandy Ridge … Read more