The Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials plans to hold its 2008 Fall Conference in Claxton next October.
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue and South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford joined together recently to announce a recently completed bi-state agreement whereby the two states would cooperatively develop a new port on the Savannah River in Jasper County.
ATLANTA -- As a choir's hymn died down, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue marched to a podium in the shadows of the state Capitol Tuesday to offer a plea to the heavens.
ATLANTA - About 15 children, each with the hope of finding a permanent family, and prospective adoptive families will have the opportunity to get acquainted at an adoption party and videoconference Nov. 17.
ATLANTA - Georgia faces one of the most severe droughts in its history. Rivers and reservoirs are at record lows, and many communities face water shortages that could challenge their ability to meet water supply needs.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services continues to give qualified customers an early birthday present ... the opportunity to renew their driver's licenses without visiting a Customer Service Center in person.
ATLANTA -- Georgia's ongoing drought is having a ripple effect on everything from fishing to flush toilets.
ATLANTA -- If there are early winners in House Speaker Glenn Richardson's tax plan, the medical and farm industries are near the top of the list. Both are set to keep huge sales tax exemptions worth hundreds of millions of dollars they say are vital to their survival. Both also poured hefty contributions into the political action committee, MMV Alliance Fund, with close ties to the speaker. The fund is paying Arthur Laffer, the ...
With Georgia experiencing one of the worst droughts in the state's history, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker Glenn Richardson (R-Hiram) announced details of the new Reservoir Development and Drought Relief Act during a recent press conference.
WASHINGTON -- The Army Corps of Engineers would hold back more water in Georgia lakes as the governors of drought-stricken Georgia, Florida and Alabama work toward a water-sharing agreement, under a plan brokered by the Bush administration. The proposal - which would bolster Atlanta's drinking supply at the expense of users downstream - was announced Thursday after the governors of the three states met with Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne and other administration officials. It ...
ATLANTA (AP) - A national transportation research group provided ammunition to those looking to pour additional dollars into Georgia's highway construction as it released a report this past Thursday saying the state's roads are not keeping pace with its ballooning population.
Tropical Storm Noel weakened a little this morning over Cuba, according to the National Hurricane Center.
ATLANTA -- Heeding the call for conservation amid an epic southeastern drought, officials have plugged up some high visibility water consumption, from aquarium tanks to fire hoses. The Georgia Aquarium, the world's largest fish tank, has emptied some of its watery displays in the name of conservation. The downtown Atlanta attraction has drained a lake in an atrium, turned off a waterfall and nearly emptied a moat at an exhibit, refilling it with sand. ...
RICHMOND HILL -- The House Resolution 900, or GREAT Plan, was recently compared to the fateful Titanic, by Georgia Municipal Association Executive Director Jim Higdon.
The Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority's Weatherization Assistance Program hosted a site demonstration recently in Rex on weatherization measures homeowners can take to increase home energy efficiency and to lower their energy bills.