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3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media
When this fact is combined with the knowledge that 66% of students who fail a grade eventually drop out of school, it is evident that truly effective dropout prevention starts before the high school years.
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7 hrs ago | UPI
Authorities in Georgia said an interstate ramp was closed early Thursday when a truck overturned and spilled a load of hams onto the roadway.
12 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta
State Sen. Don Balfour, R-Snellville, has been cleared of all charges related to the misuse of his legislative expense account.
13 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald
A jury has acquitted a state lawmaker accused of illegally claiming mileage and expense reimbursement from the state.
14 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 7.7 percent in November, its lowest point since November 2008, when it was 7.6 percent.
The Georgia Legislative Black Caucus along with representatives from the NAACP, the Coalition of 100 Black Women, sororities, the Federation of Democratic Women, and the Rockdale County Democrats held a press conference Dec. 18 urging Governor Nathan Deal to expand Medicaid coverage to the working poor.
For people who find their faces splashed across mug shot websites , even if they were later found innocent of the crimes, it can haunt them for the rest of their lives.
A higher percentage of students graduated from Paulding's five public high schools in 2013 than in 2012, the state education department reported last week.
Advocacy groups are fighting a Georgia policy that would charge the state's nearly 800,000 users of taxpayer-funded cellphone service a $5 per month fee.
Remember all the long lines, lost ballots, and mass chaos during the 2012 presidential election? Secretary of State Brian Kemp did.
Officials with the Governor's Office of Highway Safety said this week that Operation Zero Tolerance is underway and law enforcement officials are on the lookout for those driving under the influence.
Members of the Georgia Municipal Association's Hometown Connection met Tuesday at the Newnan Carnegie Library to discuss the current economic developments in Coweta County, the legislative agenda, and the ongoing issues and opportunities happening at the state level.
Vladimir Keremidschieff photographed Vancouver at a time of protest, youth rebellion, and rock concerts headlined by the likes of Janis Joplin .
Yesterday, Georgia State Representatives, Jason Spencer of Woodbine Georgia held a press conference to introduce HB 707 , The Georgia Health Care Freedom and ACA Noncompliance Act.
A federal court issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday prohibiting Georgia utility regulators from charging low-income residents $5 a month for basic cellphones.
Day two of state Senator Don Balfour's trial begins Tuesday in Fulton County Superior Court.
City crews cleaned up an estimated 110 gallons of sewage on Monday that spilled at the intersection of 43rd and Wessels streets.