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Charter schools don't have as much freedom from the public school system as they think.

That's the realization from Bibb County Schools Superintendent Curtis Jones after the rough start by...

This is shaping up to be a big week for the planet Mars.

On Friday, the new movie The Martian opens in theaters, and it’s already generating some positive buzz for its depiction of a...

The Second World War was just coming to an end the last time the state of Georgia put a woman to death. Tuesday, 70 years later, Kelly Gissendaner was executed by lethal injection for murdering...

Georgia has executed its only female death row inmate.

Kelly Renee Gissendaner was pronounced dead at 12:21 a.m. Wednesday at the state prison in Jackson.

A group of about 300...

Anthony Ponder of Macon has been cutting hair for most of his life. He has also spent a lot of time in prison. During his last stint, all of his equipment disappeared.
Now a pair of Macon...

Phones like those involved in the activity cited in the indictments. (Sam Whitehead/GPB News)

On Thursday, twelve people were indicted in Atlanta for their involvement in drug trafficking and consumer fraud schemes run by inmates from inside two Georgia prisons. According to prosecutors,...

Middle Georgians are talking baseball, the need to rock the vote this election season and the excitement about the Pope's visit this week.

Charles Richardson, editorial page editor at the...

From opera for kids to the county fair, Middle Georgia is always buzzing with things to do. Betsy Fitzgerald, local harpist extraordinaire and Huffington Post film critic Jackie K. Cooper have...

A new road, an old housing community and Miss America are all on the list of hot topics trending in Middle Georgia this week. See the video below for the complete conversation between GPB Macon's...

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter before the town hall crowd at the Carter Center. (GPB News/Sam Whitehead)

Three weeks after sharing the details of his cancer diagnosis, former President Jimmy Carter held a town hall event at the Carter Center on Tuesday, but he didn’t let his health take center stage...

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