Americans are feeling the pain at the pump as gas prices continue to soar across the nation. It’s made headlines quite a bit; Republican presidential candidates have tackled the matter in their campaigns and President Barack Obama, of course, has had to answer questions related to rising gas prices. US Senator Johnny Isakson has been a champion of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which was killed earlier this year by Obama. Isakson says that while there may be concerns about the project where the environment is concerned, the US has to find ways to be independent of foreign oil.
The body of a missing Floyd County man has been found. The body of 32-year-old Matthew Todd Beam was found on Watkins Gin Road by two men yesterday. Beam had been missing since February 24th. He was pronounced dead at the scene yesterday afternoon at 3:30 pm. The cause of death has yet to be determined. Beam’s body has been sent to the GBI crime lab in Atlanta.
Get ready to spring forward! The switch to Daylight Savings Time occurs this weekend. It will be time to “spring forward”, or move your clock ahead one hour. The time will change at 2 am on Sunday.
It’s been a busy week in the world of politics. Where that’s concerned, the main thing grabbing headlines, of course, has been Super Tuesday. US Senator Johnny Isakson says he believes that while Mitt Romney is gaining the lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, it’s not over yet at least where Rick Santorum is concerned.