WABE's Week In Review: Georgia Power preps for hurricane, defends rate hikes and Jimmy Carter turns 98

In this Nov. 3, 2019, file photo, former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia.

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Georgia officials and the state’s main utility prepped for Hurricane Ian this week, which seemed to spare the coast of the most severe damage.

A busy week for utility giant Georgia Power…

Also in this episode…

–Martha Dalton reports on one statewide Democratic candidate who feels left out by her party.

–Sam Gringlas has more on former President Jimmy Carter’s 98th birthday and how politics in Georgia have changed in his lifetime.

–Emil Moffatt has more on how some Georgia companies are trying to help non-native English speakers bridge the gap when it comes to the tech world.