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Gov. Kemp Signs Constitutional Carry Act into Law

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Gov. Brian Kemp signs Constitutional Carry Act into law.

Georgians no longer need a permit to carry a concealed weapon in the state. Governor Brian Kemp signed SB 319 into law Tuesday afternoon. He said the new law enhances public safety.

The Governor also signed HB 218 into law, that legislation ensures that people who are authorized to carry in another state now also authorized to carry in Georgia.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!