8 hrs ago
Chair Scamihorn: Cobb Co. school system is broke
Cobb school board member Scott Sweeney called on parents at a Wednesday town hall meeting to deprive Gov. Nathan Deal of another term in office if he doesn't give the school system more money.
8 hrs ago
State Representative Winfred Dukes talks Medicaid
"Actually I met with the governor and we had a conversation on expanding Medicaid, and he was quite candid and said that was not the direction he wanted to go," said Winfred Dukes, Georgia Representative.
11 hrs ago
Officials: Student found in creek killed herself
A flooring manufacturing company plans to renovate two facilities in northwest Georgia and create more than 400 new jobs.
13 hrs ago
Child Advocates Sudden Departure Raises New DFCS Questions
Despite promises to hold those accountable for warning signs missed, there's been no report of any employee within the Gwinnett County office being fired, demoted or even retrained.
17 hrs ago
Insurance Commissioner Compares Pre-Existing Conditions To Car...
Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens has a message for the estimated 57.2 million Americans suffering from diabetes, asthma, cancer, genetic disorders, and other pre-existing medical conditions: it's your fault .
21 hrs ago
Mohawk Industries creates 420 jobs in Dalton, Rome
Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday that Mohawk Industries will convert two manufacturing facilities in Dalton and Rome, creating 420 new jobs and investing about $85 million in the projects over the next two years.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Florida Times-Union
Commissioner Cornell Harvey elected Brunswick's next mayor
Harvey, the longtime North Ward commissioner, easily defeated political newcomer Starling Sutton in a runoff of the Nov. 5 election in which Harvey finished first in a slate of five candidates but without the necessary majority.
McMillian Reflects, with Tips, on Year as Appellate Judge
It's been nearly a year since Carla Wong McMillian got the call. Then a Fayette County State Court judge, McMillian had been shortlisted for an opening on the state Court of Appeals, and interviewed for the job with Gov. Nathan Deal.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
HOT Revenue Generators?
States are increasingly looking to high occupancy toll lanes as a means of revenue generation as well as congestion management, as they deal with the shortfall in transportation revenue from federal and state governments.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
Thomas Watson statue removed from front of Gold Dome
Last Friday, without fanfare or advanced warning, state officials removed the Thomas Watson statue from the front of the Georgia Capitol, where it's stood for more than 80 years.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Carter touts education as reason to elect him governor in Athens speech
Carter, a Democrat running for governor, described the state as being "hamstrung" by politics in matters of public health and health education.
Forsyth County News
Mediation unable to resolve matter
Dana Miles, an attorney who represents the city of Cumming, said no resolution was reached during a recent mediation session involving Cumming Mayor H. Ford Gravitt and Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Statue Of White Supremacist Gone From Ga. Capitol
A statue of a one-time Georgia politician who became known as a white supremacist is gone from its pedestal outside the state Capitol.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Jimmy Carter's Legacy Shadows Grandson's Run
Jason Carter's campaign to be the next Georgia governor is being shadowed by the legacy of his grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter, Politico reports.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Should New Cities Be Allowed To Form Independent School Districts?
An independent Dunwoody school system would run a surplus of $30 million according to a feasibility study paid for by the city and a local parents group.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
On Common Ground News
Victory for the World to Gov. Deal: 'Expand Medicaid for the poor'
Kenneth Samuel, pastor of Victory for the World Church in Stone Mountain, is urging his congregation to send 1,000 letters to petition Gov. Nathan Deal to reverse his decision and expand Medicaid coverage to the working poor in the state.
Indicted Ga. lawmaker to go to trial next month
Sen. Don Balfour, a Republican from Snellville, is set to appear in Fulton County Superior Court Dec. 16 after his lawyer filed a request for a speedy trial.
The Macon Telegraph
Suspended Ga. lawmaker to go to trial next month
Sen. Don Balfour, a Snellville Republican, is set to appear in Fulton County Superior Court Dec. 16 after his lawyer filed a request for a speedy trial.
Cross Roads News
Supporters packed courtroom for hearing scheduled ...
Friends and family of the late Donna Edler, former District 7 DeKalb School Board member, packed a Fulton County Superior Courtroom on Nov. 19 for an appeal hearing that had been scheduled before her death.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Houston County choruses to perform at Governor's Mansion
Bonaire Elementary and the Houston County Middle School Mixed Chorus have been selected to perform at the governor's mansion during Governor and First Lady Nathan Deal's 2013 Holiday Celebration.