Wed., March 13, 2013 2:18pm
Gov. Nathan Deal named six new members of the DeKalb County school board Wednesday. The move comes a week after he exercised a relatively new state law to oust six elected members over accusations of financial mismanagement.
Tue., December 25, 2012 9:00am
Three Georgia counties have filed a lawsuit claiming that British bank HSBC engaged in predatory lending that ended up costing them hundreds of millions of dollars.
Wed., September 26, 2012 3:46pm
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is warning Clayton County school officials that the system’s accreditation is in jeopardy. In a letter to Superintendent Ed Heatley, SACS said that reports of infighting and governance issues among school board members could, “ put the school system’s current and future accreditation in jeopardy.”
Wed., August 29, 2012 10:25am
The DeKalb County Commission decided Tuesday to allow Rural/Metro Corp. to increase the fees it charges for an ambulance ride. The cost will soon rise about 50 percent.
Sat., June 2, 2012 8:50am
The Georgia Department of Transportation authorized contracts for 16 new infrastructure improvement projects across the state Friday. The largest project award was $27.8 million to resurface 22 miles of Interstate 75 in Bartow and Gordon counties.
Thu., July 28, 2011 5:20pm
Savannah's Chatham County is having a record year for mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus. So far this year, the county has collected 67 mosquitoes with the virus. Health officials there say, one person has a possible case of West Nile. And the bug season isn't even over.
Fri., March 4, 2011 10:50am
The DeKalb County school district is keeping its accreditation with a national standards agency but has a year to fix problems or risk losing that standing.
Thu., November 11, 2010 9:13am
Ceremonies will be held across Georgia today to commemorate U.S. servicemen in honor of Veterans Day.
Tue., October 12, 2010 9:19am
Georgia's Supreme Court will hear challenges to the state's charter school law Tuesday. Seven public school districts are hoping to convince the Georgia Supreme Court that Fulton County Superior Court Judge Wendy Shoob was wrong to rule in May that the Georgia Charter Schools Commission is constitutional and is not breaking any laws.
Fri., September 3, 2010 10:46am
High-occupancy vehicle lanes will soon be made available in metro Atlanta to solo commuters willing to pay the price.