House Committee Approves Legislation to Keep Individuals Convicted of Killing Police Officers in Maximum Security Prisons; Dedicated to Fallen Villa Rica Police Officer

ATLANTA – The House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee, chaired by State Representative J. Collins (R-Villa Rica), today passed House Bill 1553, or Bishop’s Law. Introduced by State Representative Clint Crowe (R-Jackson), Bishop’s Law would require individuals convicted of killing a police officer to serve their sentences in the state’s highest security prisons. “The […]

New VR Librarian Seeks to Build Community Ties 

VILLA RICA, Georgia — Libraries are more than just a repository of books; they are community centers, educational resources, and a place where people meet.  But libraries are especially useful for education. Despite the ubiquitous data source of the internet, children still benefit from tactile experiences with books and social interaction. And so do adults.  […]