Jessica Szilagyi

Jessica Szilagyi is a Statewide Contributor for She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as agricultural news. She has a background in Political Science, with a focus in local government, and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. She's a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta and has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers."

Evans Commissioners Oppose Request for Raises by Judge, Solicitor

The Evans County Board of Commissioners met Wednesday evening for a budget workshop on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget. The overview of proposals from each department were reviewed ahead...

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Mediterranean Tomato Wheat Berry Salad

Wheat berries are great little nuggets — a whole grain, containing the germ, endosperm and bran. They have a nice dose of fiber and protein, as well as the...

Community Joins Doctors, Nurses in Prayer at Jenkins Hospital

Optim Medical Center Jenkins is set to close its doors in 45 days, but that did not stop doctors, nurses, and members of the community from joining in prayer Wednesday morning in hopes of a miracle.

STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE: Werkheiser legislation signed by Governor

  HB 243 Preempts Predictive Scheduling This measure will prevent any city or county from enacting local legislation which would require businesses to adopt long term “predictive scheduling” policies. It will...

Makeover in Manassas: A fresh look for the Community Center

The feel of small town America is still strong here. Mayor Wanda Rogers, City Clerk Tracie Durrence, and council members Shawn Edwards, Tonya Edwards, and Emily Callaway assembled at the...

Rebuilding Register: New Town Hall in the Works

It's been four weeks since Register's quaint and dainty town hall went up in flames early Sunday morning on April 9. The dust and ashes have now settled and as the town operates in a makeshift office in the interim, the future is looking bright, and a little bigger, for the town of Register.
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