HAWKINSVILLE -- The Hawkinsville Board of Commissioners has unanimously passed a ban on baggy pants in this central Georgia town.
Gov. Sonny Perdue has scheduled stops in Japan and Korea as part of a five-day economic development tour across Asia.
ATLANTA -- Death penalty lawyers have in the past unsuccessfully argued in Georgia courts that the state's lethal injection procedures are inhumane, but they hope to have better luck now as they try to stop two executions set for later this month.
Gov. Sonny Perdue extended an executive order recently that allows permitting through Sept. 30 for oversized trucks removing burnt timber from any of 21 southeast Georgia counties affected by wildfires this spring.
ATLANTA -- Often portrayed as political rivals, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker Glenn Richardson are coming together in an effort to improve Georgia's transportation infrastructure.
Veterans, community heroes, a presidential candidate, the National Education Association president and heads of Georgia's Historically Black Colleges will headline the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus 25th annual Legislative Weekend, Oct. 4-6 at the Omni Hotel/CNN Center in Atlanta.
If you're planning to vote in one of the four municipal elections in Liberty County in November, plan to bring photo identification to the polling site, also.
ATLANTA (AP) _ The state plans to ask the Army for a 115-acre parcel of the closing Fort McPherson base to create a scientific research park, state and local officials announced on Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - The thousands of students at Georgia's 33 technical colleges will pay hundreds more this year in tuition.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. forces in Iraq should be reduced significantly, according to a new study on Iraq's security forces that inflamed debate in Congress on how quickly that can happen without hurling the country into chaos.
ATLANTA (AP) - Next year's high school freshmen will take more math and science than their predecessors under changes expected to be approved next week by the state Board of Education.
ATLANTA - Former security Richard Jewell, who was wrongly linked to the deadly bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics, died of heart disease, Georgia's chief medical examiner said Thursday.
Lt. Governor Casey Cagle has announced two healthcare initiatives: The Georgia Health Marketplace and the Healthcare Safety Net.
After watching Hurricane Dean barrel through the Caribbean over the weekend and thrash Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula on Tuesday, members of the Georgia National Guard are prepared to help with relief efforts, if the hurricane moves northward.
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.