Mon., November 14, 2011 5:00am
While Congress takes a fall recess, US Rep. John Barrow is working his new district in eastern Georgia. The Democratic incumbent could face a tough re-election battle next year. Republican state lawmakers re-drew his 12th District to carve out his home base of Savannah and make his electorate more GOP-leaning.
Tue., August 30, 2011 5:40pm
Project wish lists for Georgia’s 12 transportation regions are almost complete. In 2012, voters will decide whether to pay a penny sales tax to fund the work. The process of whittling-down the lists -- and convincing voters to support them -- is a challenge for municipalities trying to serve voters locally, and support the region.
Wed., July 13, 2011 3:22pm
Several Georgia communities have shelters open to help people battle the heat blanketing the central and southern portions of the state. Augusta-area residents can find cool air in shelters in Columbia and Richmond counties. They’re open all summer, not just for this heat wave. And the City of Atlanta is also operating three neighborhood centers for those who need to escape the heat.
Wed., August 4, 2010 5:13pm
A Columbia County teen drowned in the Savannah River on Monday after being pulled under while swimming. Now officials are warning the public about the dangers of river swimming.
Thu., March 4, 2010 7:44pm
County officials say $13.5 million federal stimulus grant will help develop
Tue., October 13, 2009 3:47pm
Ten-year-old Summer Rockefeller from Columbia County died after a battle wi
Wed., September 23, 2009 3:57pm
Businessweek magazine ranks Augusta metropolitan among...
Tue., August 25, 2009 5:48pm
Wendy Whitaker challenged sex offender residency laws after officials order
Tue., August 11, 2009 7:52am
Town hall meetings on health care reform continue to break-out across the s