Georgia Power bills will jump more than $14 for average residential customers next month under a plan approved Tuesday by the state's Public Service Commission.
ATLANTA - Georgia's population has swelled to nearly 9.7 million, boosting its representation in Congress, numbers released by the U.S. Census show.
Thursday marked the last Bryan County Board of Commissioners meeting for three long-time members.
Thursday night's Bryan County Board of Education meeting was the last for members Mary Warnell and Judy Crosby, who are both stepping down after serving for the last eight years.
ATLANTA - Living with a fatal degenerative disease, Susan Caldwell relied heavily on the support of a Georgia-based right-to-die group. She had tried to kill herself in 2008 by strapping on a helium-filled hood, and just knowing the group - the Final Exit Network - was there for her gave her peace of mind.
WASHINGTON - While President Barack Obama this week is expected to clear the way for gays to serve openly in the military, the new law won't go into effect immediately and unanswered questions remain: How soon will the new policy be implemented, will it be accepted by the troops and could it hamper the military in Afghanistan and Iraq?
SPRINGFIELD - A Georgia jury has convicted an Effingham County man of murder for the 2008 shotgun slayings of his father and brother.
SPRINGFIELD - A Georgia man's lies to police, bruises on his arm and a family feud over his affair with his brother's wife all point to one conclusion - that he committed the 2008 shotgun slayings of his father and brother, a prosecutor told an Effingham County jury Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) - A Georgia jury is deliberating the case of an Effingham County man accused of killing his father and brother in a bloody end to a family feud over the defendant's affair with his slain brother's wife.
LYONS - Georgia farmers who are dependent on immigrant labor have fired a warning shot at state lawmakers considering ways to crack down on illegal immigrants.
ATLANTA – Senate President Pro Tempore Tommie Williams, R-Lyons, has been named to State School Superintendent-Elect Dr. John Barge's transition team.
On Monday President Barack Obama proposed a two-year federal pay freeze to aid in reducing the federal deficit. The proposed freeze would not affect military pay, and would require congressional action to become law.
SPRINGFIELD - The sole survivor of a fatal shooting attack that left an Effingham County father and son dead said Wednesday she does not know who shot her.
ATLANTA - Georgia Supreme Court Justice David Nahmias won a runoff election Tuesday to keep his post on the state's top court, while attorney Chris McFadden pulled off a come-from-behind win for a seat on the state Appeals Court.
A jury of eight women and four men will begin to hear evidence and testimony this morning in the trial of an Effingham County man accused of killing his father and brother.