The practice of using automated political phone calls to sway voters could be put on hold if Georgia Senate President Pro Tempore Eric Johnson (R-Savannah) has his way.
Altamaha Riverkeeper in Darien will receive $10,000 to create greater interest in citizen-monitoring to prevent sediment from entering the salt marsh and damaging the ecological function of the marsh and to secure regulatory action from the responsible regulatory agency.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state Senate slapped fellow Republican Gov. Sonny Perdue with a rare rebuke on Monday, approving Georgia's first veto override in 34 years.
A draft of a long awaited Coastal Comprehensive Plan will be presented at a series of meetings next week, including one in Midway.
Liberty was one of three area counties to receive Georgia Land Conservation Program grants to protect local undeveloped lands, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) - A state House Republican said Friday he would bring impeachment charges against Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle if the Senate refuses to consider a dozen veto overrides the House passed on the first day of the legislative session.
SAVANNAH (AP) -- Authorities arrested 23 people, including a Statesboro police officer, in a multistate automobile theft ring.
ATLANTA – Governor Sonny Perdue today delivered his annual State of the State address before a joint session of the General Assembly touting Georgia's growth and presenting new initiatives for Georgia's future as a global leader in economic development, culture and technology.
During a pre-legislative session stop in Brunswick last week, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue said he supports plans to revitalize Jekyll Island and rebuffed opponents' charges that development would make visits to the state-owned resort too expensive and limited access for residents.
BRUNSWICK - The United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 177 has endorsed Lt. Col. (ret.) Bill Gillespie of Chatham County in the First Congressional District election.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Sonny Perdue said Wednesday he wants to provide tax relief for Georgians and proposed eliminating the state ad valorem tax that residents pay on their homes and automobiles.
ATLANTA (AP) - House lawmakers tried on Tuesday renewed their effort to limit where sex offenders live and work, months after the state's top court declared the strict residency requirements unconstitutional.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue and the USS Georgia Return to Service Committee Monday announced an effort to keep a nuclear submarine at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay.
The Georgia Department of Transportation will have a public hearing on the controversial Palmetto Pipeline project on April 21 at the Richmond Hill City Center.
As a young man, Frederick Hutson was very enterprising. In his early 20s, he figured out a clever way for his friends to transport marijuana across borders using shipping containers and vacuum-sealed units.
A regional Emmy Award-winning historical documentary more than a decade in the making and shot in North Carolina has a local connection.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An article about the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's "scoping" meeting on offshore drilling held March 24 in Savannah incorrectly characterized the 50-mile buffer. That buffer is only for exploration off the Atlantic coast, not other coasts such as the Gulf of Mexico or Alaska. Also, the term "Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement" was incorrectly stated in the article.
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has extended troop levels in Afghanistan several months beyond the original drawdown plan, saying it will help Afghan security forces succeed during the upcoming fighting season.