The federal government has recently proposed new flood maps for Pembroke and North Bryan County, but Pembroke is contesting the changes that would spike insurance rates for some residents.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 - With major, across-the-board defense spending cuts scheduled to take effect March 1, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta today issued a message to the Defense Department workforce.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 - Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has notified Congress that the Defense Department is prepared to implement furloughs for civilian personnel in response to the threat of sequestration.
The Georgia Environmental Protection Division will be have a public hearing regarding the proposed consent order for King America Finishing at 7 p.m. March 5 at Effingham County High School, 1589 Highway 119 S in Springfield.
NASA says there is no reason to duck, but what it calls "small, near-Earth asteroid 2012 DA14" will pass close to Earth on Friday.
STATESBORO - Hoping to boost tourism in Statesboro, the city council agreed Wednesday to increase the hotel-motel tax for businesses operating within the city.
Gov. Nathan Deal joined Georgia tourism leaders Jan. 29 for the annual Tourism and Hospitality Day at the Capitol in Atlanta to spotlight the contribution the industry makes to Georgia's economy.
Members of the Gullah Geechee Corridor Commission, including Michael Allen and his wife, Latanya, ride on a float in the 2012 Presidential Inaugural Parade on Jan. 21 in Washington, D.C.
ATLANTA - Sen. Buddy Carter, R-Pooler, has been named chairman of the Senate Public Safety Committee for the 2013-14 term by the Senate Committee on Assignments.
SANTA MARIA, Brazil (AP) - The bodies of the young college students were found piled up just inside the entrance of the Kiss nightclub, among more than 230 people who died in a cloud of toxic smoke after a blaze enveloped the crowded locale within seconds and set off a panic.
DENVER (AP) - A political generation ago, the West signaled the nation's rightward swing - from the emergence of Ronald Reagan to the success of tax-limitation ballot measures in California and Colorado. But now the fabled expanse of jagged peaks, arid deserts and emerald coastlines is trending in a different direction.
SAVANNAH – Congressman Jack Kingston. GA-1st, released the following statement upon learning of Senator Chambliss' decision to retire at the end of his current term:
WASHINGTON - Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss will not run for a third term next year, avoiding a likely fight with the tea party for the Republican nomination, a congressional aide said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - There is a legal avenue to try to get any gun you want somewhere in the U.S., thanks to the maze of gun statutes across the country and the lack of certain federal laws.
ATLANTA - A veteran Georgia Public Broadcasting producer has handed in a letter of resignation following the hiring of former Republican state Sen. Chip Rogers.
Most people rarely think about Social Security before age 60. That is unfortunate, because many workers need Social Security benefits long before they reach retirement. Also, calculations that determine benefit amounts are based on a person’s complete work history, often extending back to part-time jobs in high school or college.
In the grand tradition of summer jobs, many of America's freshly minted high school grads will pick up work flipping burgers and delivering pizzas this summer. But it's unlikely that those jobs will come close to paying tuition in the fall.
The American labor market was once built on routine work -- jobs in factories and offices that required human bodies to perform repetitive tasks, whether it was stamping widgets or making phone calls.
This month, high school kids across America will throw their caps in the air with an eye toward college in the fall. Many will head to community colleges and state schools around the country, and a select few will head to the country's elite campuses. But does it really matter where you go to college?
An office closer to the gold dome comes with the job of majority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, so Rep. Jon Burns was in Atlanta Tuesday, moving his office contents from the second floor of the Capitol to the third.
What do mothers in Tanzania have in common with mothers in America?
An Augusta television station is reporting that Gov. Nathan Deal has said the state will oppose plans by Kinder Morgan to bury a pipeline through Georgia, including Bryan and Liberty counties and the rest of the coast.
Adhikaar is a nonprofit advocacy group in Jackson Heights, Queens, one of New York's most diverse neighborhoods, and home to the majority of New York's estimated 40,000 Nepalese residents. Until last week, Adhikaar provided English lessons and worker's rights advocacy to about 1,000 Nepali women — mostly nannies and nail salon workers.
The Georgia Association of Educators has named Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, as its 2015 Legislator of the Year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Four months into his first term, Congressman Earl L. "Buddy" Carter, R-Ga., has earned an appointment to the House Republican Whip Team.
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