ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday that his legislative agenda will be pared back because a still-weak economy is limiting how much Georgia can spend, a problem likely to linger for several years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - With tacit support from President Barack Obama, House Republicans are moving to try to defuse a potential debt crisis with legislation to prevent an economy-rattling fiscal crisis for at least three months.
CUMBERLAND ISLAND - The National Park Service is seeking suggestions from Georgia residents on a new document intended to guide management and planning on Cumberland Island.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama devoted one word - "deficit" - to the issue that brought Washington to the brink of fiscal crises time and again during his first term.
Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens:
WASHINGTON (AP) - Barack Obama went to church on a sunny, historic Monday, launching a day of prayer, pledges and parties as the country celebrated its 57th presidential inauguration and he officially began his encore as chief executive.
WASHINGTON (AP) - His second term already under way, President Barack Obama aims to set an optimistic tone when he takes the oath again to lead a divided nation seeking solutions to economic woes at home and conflict overseas.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday unveiled a $40.8 billion budget plan that would keep state spending relatively flat, seek ways to cover rising health care costs and add limited funding for scholarships and dredging at the Port of Savannah.
TYBEE ISLAND - The city council of a Georgia island town has instructed to the police chief to remove coyotes which began to appear on the island last year.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Senate has passed Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal to shore up the state's Medicaid system without having lawmakers approve an explicit tax to generate the money.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal presented Georgia lawmakers with a wide-ranging but cautious agenda Thursday, asking the new General Assembly not to diverge from the path set during the Republican governor's first two years in office.
ATLANTA - Parts of the Southeast were digging out Friday from a winter storm that dumped snow around the region and played a role in at least one death.
NEW YORK (AP) - The most effective part of Oprah Winfrey's interview with Lance Armstrong came right at the beginning: Five questions, five one-word answers - each of them the same.
ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal will soon deliver the annual State-of-the-State speech to the General Assembly.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Inspectors taking the first-ever inventory of flood control systems overseen by the federal government have found hundreds of structures at risk of failing and endangering people and property in 37 states.
While much of the talk about sequestration has focused on cuts to the military and civilian employees, federal budget cuts will also impact senior citizens.
Superior Court Judge David Cavendar ruled in favor of Bryan County's ordinances regarding landfills in a lawsuit filed by Atlantic Waste Services against the county.
Members of the North Bryan Chamber of Commerce learned a little of what is going on in the Georgia Department of Transportation when Georgia's 1st Congressional District State Transportation Board Member Ann Purcell paid the group a visit May 8.
A May 14 Department of Defense news release announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's directive that furloughs will begin for DoD civilians after July 8. Fort Stewart Public Affairs Officer Kevin Larson confirmed that civilian personnel managers at Stewart are preparing for the furloughs but noted that details had to be worked out locally.
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2013 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today that he has signed a memorandum directing defense managers to prepare to furlough most Defense Department civilian employees for up to 11 days between July 8 and the Sept. 30 end of the fiscal year.
When the U.S. House of Representatives convenes in 2015, Coastal Georgia will have a new representative.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Georgia's net tax collections for April 2013 totaled $1.73 billion, an increase of $201 million, or 13.2 percent, compared to April 2012.
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clark Alexander will present a program on threats to the Georgia Coast in an "Evening @ Skidaway" reception and lecture Tuesday, May 21, on the campus of Skidaway Institute, 10 Ocean Science Circle in Savannah.
Recent water test results at the site of King America Finishing, a Screven County textiles plant under fire by Ogeechee River advocates concerned about pollution, were erroneous, according to an attorney representing the company.
SPRINGFIELD - Anger, concern for the environment and frustration were evident Tuesday night as residents attended a hearing regarding the Ogeechee River and a proposed permit allowing an industry to continue discharging wastewater into the river.
Republican physician and state Rep. Ben Watson announced Tuesday that he will run for the open Georgia Senate seat currently held by Sen. Buddy Carter. He represents District 166, which spans coastal Chatham and southeast Bryan counties and borders Liberty.
Though the formal announcement came in Savannah, state Sen. Earl "Buddy" Carter announced Monday his intention to run for U.S. congress in Georgia's 1st District in Bradwell Park.
Leland Smith, 79, a great-grandfather from Jesup, won a $100,000 playing the Monopoly Millionaire instant game.
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