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3 hrs ago | On Common Ground News
Election Day marked a victory for DeKalb County's brand new School Board member Vickie B. Turner, a neophyte who won her election with 59.74 percent of the votes.
4 hrs ago | CBS Local
Georgia's governor on Thursday chided the president in a letter for failing to communicate with the governor's office before sending unaccompanied young migrants to the state.
6 hrs ago | Mother Jones
A brewing controversy over whether Gov. Nathan Deal's aides tried to shut down an investigation could imperil his reelection prospects.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal today sent this letter to ask the Obama administration, to define the status of the Central American unaccompanied minors being held by federal authorities, before asking private or state organizations in Georgia to take them in.
More cases are being reported to Child Protective Services, but the number of cases with overdue investigations is dwindling both statewide and in Hall County.
Firefighters in Georgia who contract cancer from their jobs, rarely or ever receive workers' compensation benefits because of strict laws that make it nearly impossible for them to qualify.
In 1997, then-Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reappointed me to a full term, in which I served until 2002.
The winner of the GOP nomination for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat, touts himself as a political outsider.
The battle for the Republican nomination to be Georgia's state superintendent appears to be headed for extra innings, as Tuesday's runoff results leave the candidates separated by less than the 1 percent gap needed to allow a full recount.
Technical colleges throughout the state are anticipating an increase in student enrollment now that a new grant is available that will pay for full tuition.
Kia Motors America's Southern Region Executive Director of Operations Percy Vaughn, left, and Georgia Lottery President and CEO Debbie Alford, right, look on as Gov. Nathan Deal, center, cuts the Georgia Lottery 21st birthday cake at the Tuesday celebration.
Scott Gibbs has been appointed to serve on the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Board, which implements community and economic development, government assistance and affordable housing.
William "Bill" Finch secured 9,611 votes, or about 60 percent, to defeat incumbent Donna Gopaul, who tallied 6,317 votes, or about 40 percent, of the nearly 16,000 ballots cast in the primary runoff election Tuesday.
Forsyth County's election supervisor attributed the 16 percent voter turnout for Tuesday's state primary runoff election to the efforts local politicians made to get to know constituents.
Governor Nathan Deal of Georgia recently signed legislation extending the state's two sales tax holidays through 2015.
Across the state of Georgia there are still remnants of a different time period.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 07:51 am
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