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Day: June 27, 2018

Happy 4th of July - Independence Day

Old Timer’s Parade Saturday kicks off July 4th week of fun!

By Elaine Owen, Editor ~~ Blue Ridge will celebrate Independence Day with a parade Saturday, a special ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park, barbecue and music at Lake Blue Ridge Marina and fireworks over the lake. Festivities begin Saturday, June 30, with a special Benefit Pancake Breakfast at Faith Presbyterian Church on Mountain Street to raise […]

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President Trump shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un during their first meetings on Sentosa Island in Singapore.

Trump reaffirms North Korean Nuclear Threat

Letter to Congress-order to be published in National Register June 22, 2018 ~~ President Donald Trump told Congress in a letter on Friday (June 22, 2018) that North Korea’s “provocative, destabilizing, and repressive actions…continue to constitute an unusual and extraordinary threat” to the United States. The letter, which notes the country’s “pursuit of nuclear and […]

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Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

No ATL senators on committee to study potential state take-over of ATL airport

SAPORTA REPORT – By David Pendered ~~ Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle on Wednesday (June 20) appointed 13 members to a Senate committee that is to recommend by Dec. 1 ways the state could take over management of Atlanta’s city-owned and city-managed airport. Cagle, a Republican candidate for governor, did not appoint a senator from Atlanta. […]

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Senator Bob Corker

GOP Senator: Republican Party has become a ‘Cult’ under Trump

REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION: WASHINGTON SOURCE ~~ WASHINGTON – GOP Senator Bob Corker, the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, one of the most powerful positions in Congress, is saying that the Republican Party has become just like a cult under Trump. Corker took questions from reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday (June 21): “We […]

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