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.
A military wife in Hinesville is cheering for a bill making it easier for children of military personnel to transfer to new schools.
ATLANTA -- Wednesday, the state Senate passed a resolution that names the interchange at I-95 and I-16 after Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
SAVANNAH -- Conservation of a trove of artifacts recovered from the site of a small lock tender's house burned by Union forces in 1865 on the Savannah Ogeechee Canal is nearing completion at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
The CASA and Foster Youth at the Capitol Day was in Atlanta last month and two child advocates from the Atlantic Area CASA, Director Irene B. McCall and Yvonne Woods, attended.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) has said the Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded grants totaling $162,714 to ongoing efforts to provide shelter, food and support services to Chatham, Bryan and Liberty County residents.
ATLANTA -- At the Georgia Agribusiness Council's legislative breakfast Friday, Gov. Sonny Perdue announced the state will ease outdoor watering limitations through exemptions to the Level Four drought restrictions implemented in September 2007.
Councilman Jerome Woody wants Claxton City Council to consider a dress code for the public, or at least an ordinance against pants that sag so much that they fall down or reveal the wearer's underwear.
ATLANTA - Sen. Jeff Chapman (R-3rd District), representing the coastal region of Georgia, including Jekyll Island, has introduced three bills, SB 426, SB 427, and SB 428, in response to opposition to the development of a condo-hotel-retail "town center" on Jekyll's main beach. These bills provide long-term stewardship for Jekyll Island State Park and limit commercial-private development on publicly-owned land.
ATLANTA -- The Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health, Office of Vital Records has implemented a new system to cut the length of time it takes Georgians to get official copies of birth and death certificates.
The Department of Driver Services announced that the Hinesville Customer Service Center at 2301 Airport Road, Hinesville, has cut the average wait time for customers who visit in person.
ATLANTA -- Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama's message of change resonated with voters in Georgia, where he rode a wave of support from blacks and young people to a dominating win over rival Hillary Rodham Clinton in Tuesday's primary.
They say that money can’t buy happiness, but it turns out that maybe the right amount can — $75,000, to be exact.