Floyd County deliberates behind closed doors

The Rome News-Tribune has reported on what the newspaper has called a violation of the Georgia Open Meetings Act by the Floyd County Commission. The News-Tribune reported the commission discussed the ratification of a county contract behind closed doors, adding, “The law states that “meetings (can) be closed for the discussion of the acquisition or…

AJC reports Kemp won’t release data breach info

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Kristina Torres reported, “The Georgia Secretary of State’s Office has refused to release public documents that likely detail how a massive data breach” was accomplished. Now, the AJC reports the “Georgia chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has said the agency wrongly cited state law about open records in Georgia.” The complete…