Capitol Beat

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Oglethorpe Power upping commitment to natural gas

ATLANTA - Oglethorpe Power is going all-in on natural gas as a source of electrical generation. The Tucker-based utility, which serves 38 electric cooperatives, announced plans Thursday to build two new natural gas projects in Monroe and Talbot counties. The larger of...

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Georgia mail delivery ranked worst in the nation

ATLANTA - Georgia ranked worst in the nation in on-time mail delivery during the second quarter of this year, according to a new report from the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General. Only 63.7% of first-class mail in Georgia was delivered on time in April,...

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Engineers rate Georgia “C+” in infrastructure

ATLANTA - The condition of Georgia's infrastructure received a decidedly mediocre grade of "C+" Monday in a report released by the Georgia section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. "This is a wakeup call," Tim Echols, vice chairman of the Georgia Public...

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