Jeremy Redmon

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Jeremy Redmon is an award-winning journalist with more than two decades of experience reporting for newspapers. He now covers a variety of topics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, including immigration, politics and military affairs.

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Georgia farmers struggling in wake of Hurricane Michael
 Bainbridge, Ga. - Eric and Rob Cohen glanced around their massive pecan tree farm here Tuesday, calculating their losses from Hurricane Michael and thanking God their families had survived the deadly storm. All around the brothers, their pecan trees lay bent over, split open, shattered. It looked like a bomb had exploded. In all, they lost...

Posted: 2 days ago

Bainbridge, Ga. - Eric and Rob Cohen glanced around their massive pecan tree farm here Tuesday, calculating their losses from Hurricane Michael and thanking God their families had survived the deadly storm. All around the brothers, their pecan trees lay bent over, split open, shattered. It looked like a bomb had exploded. In all, they lost...
Trumps visit storm-ravaged Georgia, Florida Panhandle after Hurricane Michael
 President Donald Trump and first lady, Melania, arrived at Robbins Air Force Base in Georgia Monday afternoon aboard Air Force One. >> Read more trending news  The first couple toured areas impacted by Hurricane Michael after first visiting the devastation in the Florida Panhandle. The hurricane killed at least 18 people,...

Posted: 3 days ago

President Donald Trump and first lady, Melania, arrived at Robbins Air Force Base in Georgia Monday afternoon aboard Air Force One. >> Read more trending news  The first couple toured areas impacted by Hurricane Michael after first visiting the devastation in the Florida Panhandle. The hurricane killed at least 18 people,...
President Trump and First Lady land in Georgia, survey storm damage
 Macon – President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump flew to central Georgia on Monday to survey the path of destruction left by Hurricane Michael, which killed at least 17 people across the Southeast, knocked out power to millions and devastated the Peach State’s multibillion-dollar agricultural industry.  The Trumps...

Posted: 3 days ago

Macon – President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump flew to central Georgia on Monday to survey the path of destruction left by Hurricane Michael, which killed at least 17 people across the Southeast, knocked out power to millions and devastated the Peach State’s multibillion-dollar agricultural industry.  The Trumps...
President Trump issues disaster declaration for Georgia, orders federal aid for Peach State
 President Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration for Georgia and ordered federal aid for parts of the Peach State affected by the Hurricane Michael.  Issued Sunday, the president's decision makes federal funding available to people in Baker, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Miller, and Seminole counties. That funding can include...

Posted: 3 days ago

President Donald Trump has issued a disaster declaration for Georgia and ordered federal aid for parts of the Peach State affected by the Hurricane Michael.  Issued Sunday, the president's decision makes federal funding available to people in Baker, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Miller, and Seminole counties. That funding can include...
AJC IN-DEPTH: Georgia governor’s race – a closer look at lives and careers of Abrams, Kemp
 On Nov. 6, Georgians will decide who will be the new top leader in the state. In the race for governor are Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp. Both have been familiar faces in the state’s political scene: Abrams was the state House minority leader before stepping down to focus on her gubernatorial bid and Kemp serves as...

Posted: 6 days ago

On Nov. 6, Georgians will decide who will be the new top leader in the state. In the race for governor are Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp. Both have been familiar faces in the state’s political scene: Abrams was the state House minority leader before stepping down to focus on her gubernatorial bid and Kemp serves as...
As she runs for governor, Stacey Abrams evokes her life story
 That harrowing chase scene comes from the 2006 novel “Hidden Sins,” one of eight romance suspense books by Selena Montgomery, who has sold more than 100,000 copies and who will likely draw even more attention if she wins a certain election in November. Montgomery is the pen name for Stacey Abrams, a Democrat better known as the...

Posted: 6 days ago

That harrowing chase scene comes from the 2006 novel “Hidden Sins,” one of eight romance suspense books by Selena Montgomery, who has sold more than 100,000 copies and who will likely draw even more attention if she wins a certain election in November. Montgomery is the pen name for Stacey Abrams, a Democrat better known as the...
Here’s how metro Atlanta is reacting to the Kavanaugh testimony
 From senior centers in Roswell to a college campus in Kennesaw to downtown Atlanta, people watched the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday and tried to decide which one was telling the truth.  Was it Ford, who said she was “100 percent” certain that while in high school she was sexually...

Posted: 21 days ago

From senior centers in Roswell to a college campus in Kennesaw to downtown Atlanta, people watched the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday and tried to decide which one was telling the truth.  Was it Ford, who said she was “100 percent” certain that while in high school she was sexually...
Georgia guardsmen to face crowded, complex battlefield in Afghanistan
 The commander of the Georgia National Guard’s 48th Brigade is delivering an important message to the roughly 2,200 troops who will be deploying with him to Afghanistan in the coming months: Lace your boots up tight. The Islamic State group is lurking in eastern parts of the country where the Georgia troops are headed, Col. Matthew Smith...

Posted: 27 days ago

The commander of the Georgia National Guard’s 48th Brigade is delivering an important message to the roughly 2,200 troops who will be deploying with him to Afghanistan in the coming months: Lace your boots up tight. The Islamic State group is lurking in eastern parts of the country where the Georgia troops are headed, Col. Matthew Smith...
No evacuations ordered for Coastal Georgia as Hurricane Florence approaches
 Coastal Georgia officials urged residents Wednesday to stock up on supplies, stay indoors and remain vigilant as Hurricane Florence approaches but they stopped short of ordering anyone to evacuate.  The storm could bring rain and tropical storm-force wind as soon as Thursday at 8 p.m., they said, adding the risks of flooding and storm...

6:13 PM Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2018

Coastal Georgia officials urged residents Wednesday to stock up on supplies, stay indoors and remain vigilant as Hurricane Florence approaches but they stopped short of ordering anyone to evacuate.  The storm could bring rain and tropical storm-force wind as soon as Thursday at 8 p.m., they said, adding the risks of flooding and storm...
Hurricane Florence
Chatham County officials on Wednesday urged residents to be cautious as Hurricane Florence approaches, but they stopped short of ordering an evacuation.

6:10 PM Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2018

Chatham County officials on Wednesday urged residents to be cautious as Hurricane Florence approaches, but they stopped short of ordering an evacuation.