CHARLESTON, S.C. -- A storm off the Southeast coast that sent bands of rain into Georgia and South Carolina developed into a tropical depression late Friday night, the National Hurricane Center said.
U.S. District Court Judge B. Avant Edenfield has handed down a decision that will protect Georgia's coast from an abuse of tree-harvesting operations and further shield forested wetlands throughout the United States.
Savannah - The Georgia Ports Authority and the Suez Canal Authority signed a historic agreement to jointly promote the all-water shipping route between Asia/Indian Subcontinent and the North American East Coast and the Port of Savannah via the Suez Canal.
ATLANTA - Today Governor Sonny Perdue signed an executive order suspending a scheduled increase in gas taxes that would have taken effect on July 1.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture will auction about 22 horses that were impounded in poor condition and nursed back to good health.
Georgia residents with insurance problems or questions can receive assistance directly from Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine's office by contacting the insurance investigator working in your area.
A South Georgia lawmaker said Thursday that federal investigators have interviewed him about former House colleague and convicted money launderer Ron Sailor and a controversial bill they supported.
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Georgia State Patrol predicts that there will be more than 2,300 traffic accidents resulting in 19 deaths during the 78-hour Memorial Day holiday weekend beginning at 6 p.m. Friday.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Georgia is preparing to execute it's second death row inmate in less than three weeks.
The penalties for dogfighting in Georgia got a lot tougher last week when Gov. Sonny Perdue signed legislation making the activity a felony offense in the state.
SAVANNAH -- A legal fight over whether the law protecting Georgia marshlands can extend to residential developments on dry land is headed to the state Supreme Court, which could set a precedent imposing tougher standards on construction near salt marshes along Georgia's 100-mile coast.
ATLANTA -- Former Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe is among members of the Georgia Military Affairs Coordinating Committee who have been reappointed by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
ATLANTA -- Gov. Sonny Perdue Wednesday signed HB 948, the sales and use tax bill, which continues the annual "back to school" sales tax holiday, as well as the annual energy efficient products sales tax holiday.
Delegates from the Liberty County Republican Party recently attended the 1st Congressional District Convention at Savannah Country Day School; from left, in front, Diana Clark, Melinda Schnieder, Sampie Smith; in back, Chairman Ted Harris, Vice Chairman Roger Wells, Second Vice Chairman John Wood, Treasurer John Ryon and Luis Carerrea.
Easter Seals Southern Georgia is kicking off the third annual Adopt-A-Day Campaign for Megan's House, a children's respite home.
Effective immediately, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division will prohibit new groundwater withdrawals in the Coastal Georgia counties of Chatham, Bryan, Liberty and the portion of Effingham County south of Highway 119.
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.
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