If you're planning to vote in one of the four municipal elections in Liberty County in November, plan to bring photo identification to the polling site, also.
ATLANTA (AP) _ The state plans to ask the Army for a 115-acre parcel of the closing Fort McPherson base to create a scientific research park, state and local officials announced on Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - The thousands of students at Georgia's 33 technical colleges will pay hundreds more this year in tuition.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. forces in Iraq should be reduced significantly, according to a new study on Iraq's security forces that inflamed debate in Congress on how quickly that can happen without hurling the country into chaos.
ATLANTA (AP) - Next year's high school freshmen will take more math and science than their predecessors under changes expected to be approved next week by the state Board of Education.
ATLANTA - Former security Richard Jewell, who was wrongly linked to the deadly bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics, died of heart disease, Georgia's chief medical examiner said Thursday.
Lt. Governor Casey Cagle has announced two healthcare initiatives: The Georgia Health Marketplace and the Healthcare Safety Net.
After watching Hurricane Dean barrel through the Caribbean over the weekend and thrash Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula on Tuesday, members of the Georgia National Guard are prepared to help with relief efforts, if the hurricane moves northward.
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The Georgia Department of Revenue has unveiled a new Web site designed to be customer friendly and easily navigated.
The Georgia Coastal Management Program's Coastal Advisory Council's annual meeting will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 29 at the St. Simon's Island Casino at 550 Beach View Dr. in the St. Simon's Pier Village.
ATLANTA - No hope that night cooling might give a break to air conditioners - and to those who have to make do without AC in Georgia's record-setting heat wave.
MIAMI - Government forecasters minimally reduced their expectations for an above-average Atlantic hurricane season Thursday, saying up to nine hurricanes and up to 16 tropical storms are expected to form.
DECATUR - It was 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday and Rafael Gonzalez had already worked up a sweat, wrestling to start a weed trimmer alongside a busy highway just east of Atlanta.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Clarissa Linnabary showed the store manager ultrasound photos of the quadruplets she claimed to be carrying and wondered aloud how she could afford them on her husband's Marine Corps pay.
This week, the Georgia Senate was busy as we debated several important pieces of legislation.
Last week in Texas, U.S. Judge Andrew S. Hanen ordered a halt to President Obama's executive actions on immigration, agreeing with Georgia and 25 other states that filed a lawsuit opposing the president's attempt to rewrite our immigration system. This is a welcome announcement.
As America recovers from the recession, wealthy households are recovering faster than low-income ones, whose incomes have stagnated or declined since the crash. A new report says that this widening gap is sapping Social Security.
Even as Americans acknowledge gains in racial equality, new research shows that by at least one measure — financial — the U.S. still has a long way to go.
Gallup CEO Jim Clifton made headlines last week when he published an op-ed calling attention to a problem that most people don't know: Unemployment numbers are grossly misleading.
For her senior project, Paige Dellerman knew that she wanted to use her love of fashion to raise money for a cause close to her heart — clean water.
NEW YORK CITY — “It’s just as safe as the sun.”
House Bill 170, which would change the way Georgia funds highway projects, is a moving target.
WASHINGTON -- Ash Carter, a former deputy defense secretary who today received a 93-5 affirmative vote by the U.S. Senate to succeed Chuck Hagel as defense secretary, received a welcome back and praise from President Barack Obama.
After President Barack Obama issued his 2015 Budget Proposal last month, Bread for the World, a Christian nonprofit seeking to end world hunger, wrote that the spending plan's details were important to the belief systems of people everywhere.
Poverty is often thought of as something that strikes kids in places like Africa and India. And while that's true, a new study shows that poor American teens might feel the effects of poverty — like violence — as much or more than their counterparts in other places.
Atlanta ― Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield reported that it has been a victim of a cyber-attack and there was a breach involving the personal information of its policyholders.
Gov. Nathan Deal outlined the dimensions of Savannah's harbor deepening Monday for a Statesboro audience and sized up the state government's financial recovery, now underway.
Not everyone can shell out millions to a good cause like Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Mark Zuckerberg. But that's changing, thanks to the explosive growth of donor-based funds, a kind of personal foundation for the average person.
AUSTIN — Elon Musk is the successful inventor who played a role in the creation of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX. In 2013, he made national headlines by proposing an air-tube transit system. Called Hyperloop, it was essentially a futuristic-looking train that traveled through a pressurized tube similar the ones you use at the drive-through of your local bank.
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