ATLANTA -- Death penalty lawyers have in the past unsuccessfully argued in Georgia courts that the state's lethal injection procedures are inhumane, but they hope to have better luck now as they try to stop two executions set for later this month.
Gov. Sonny Perdue extended an executive order recently that allows permitting through Sept. 30 for oversized trucks removing burnt timber from any of 21 southeast Georgia counties affected by wildfires this spring.
ATLANTA -- Often portrayed as political rivals, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker Glenn Richardson are coming together in an effort to improve Georgia's transportation infrastructure.
Veterans, community heroes, a presidential candidate, the National Education Association president and heads of Georgia's Historically Black Colleges will headline the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus 25th annual Legislative Weekend, Oct. 4-6 at the Omni Hotel/CNN Center in Atlanta.
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 General Assembly is interested in the success of our port because of the economic impact it has on the state.
A study sponsored by the National Bureau of Economic Research claims that the elimination of the federal unemployment benefit program in 2014 resulted in 1.8 million new jobs that year, suggesting that offering unemployment benefits can slow job growth.
Bo White has done a lot of treks. Between a career in international development and a love for climbing and hiking, the 31-year-old has been all over the world. But nowhere quite like the Pamir.
To settle a class-action lawsuit that alleged LinkedIn failed to protect the passwords and private information of its premium subscriber customers, the company has agreed to pay $1.25 — or about $1 each — million to approximately 800,000 people who were premium users of the social media network between March 2006 and June 2012.
At least once a week, Det. Rich Wistocki or one of his officers sits down with a teen caught sexting and lays out a series of consequences.
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.
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