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.
Easter Seals Southern Georgia is kicking off the third annual Adopt-A-Day Campaign for Megan's House, a children's respite home.
Senior MSgt. Tommy Thompson (USAF ret.) and Lt. Col. George Amonette, (US Army ret.) presented a Georgia Troops To Teachers T-shirt to Gov. Sony Perdue for the state's support of the program on April 21.
ATLANTA - This month marks the 14th anniversary of The Society for Georgia Archaeology's archaeology awareness promotion. The annual Georgia Archaeology Month fosters better public awareness of archaeology and a sense of stewardship for our state's archaeological sites.
ATLANTA -- Former Hinesville Mayor Tom Ratcliffe is among members of the Georgia Military Affairs Coordinating Committee who have been reappointed by Gov. Sonny Perdue.
SAVANNAH -- A Hinesville woman, the widow of a worker killed in a devastating sugar refinery explosion, is suing the plant's owner, accusing the company of negligence by failing to clean up combustible dust that caused the blast.
Another name can be added to the list of competitors hoping to unseat Georgia's senior U.S. senator, Saxby Chambliss.
State Rep. Ron Stephens (R-Savannah) has announced he will seek re-election to House District 164.
SAVANNAH - State Sen. Eric Johnson (R-Savannah) Tuesday announced he will seek re-election to the Georgia Senate in District 1, which covers much Liberty County, all of Bryan and portions of Chatham.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Two more patients with burns from an explosion at a Georgia sugar refinery have been released from the hospital.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state of Georgia has promised about 1 billion dollars in transportation contracts that it doesn't have the money to pay.
The Civil War began as a struggle between armies of untrained but enthusiastic volunteers. Seven generations later, another army of volunteers is about to descend on America's Civil War battlefields, only this horde of dedicated men and women will be armed with paint brushes, trash bags and weed whackers.
THOMASTON -- It is a beautiful day at Sprewell Bluff Natural Area near Sprewell Bluff State Park. Temperatures are in the 40s, but the sun is shining, last night's rain is only a memory and the breeze is light, perfect conditions for a burn.
SAVANNAH -- Armstrong Atlantic State University will present a series of film screenings, theatrical presentations, and discussions for National Women's History Month in March and National Public Health Week in April.
They say that money can’t buy happiness, but it turns out that maybe the right amount can — $75,000, to be exact.
This bill is a major overhaul of the state's approach to improving public schools. Unfortunately, this legislation will impose an unproven system of governance on schools in the state that will do little to improve student achievement, but surely will disrupt the lives of students, parents and teachers.
Daylight saving time is upon us and once again the world is considering the pros and cons of the time policy.
The Georgia Senate on Thursday approved a measure introduced by Gov. Nathan Deal that would allow the state to temporarily take over what it calls chronically failing schools.
The Georgia House of Representatives has been incredibly busy these past weeks. I want to take the opportunity to explain a few of the biggest pieces of legislation that we considered.