Thu., January 27, 2011 9:04am
Georgia authorities are seeking to overturn a ruling that would restrict metro Atlanta's water supply.
Fri., December 10, 2010 8:11am
Georgia, Florida and Alabama are in a tri-state legal battle over water supply. Lawmakers met this week to find solutions to the ongoing battle over water in the region.
Thu., December 9, 2010 6:39pm
Ten whooping cranes have made their annual stop in Georgia, with a little help. Only six to seven months old, the cranes have now traveled 979 miles and have another 306 to go. There are now about 106 whooping cranes in the wild in eastern North America.
Tue., December 7, 2010 5:08pm
Governor Sonny Perdue says Georgia and neighbor states Alabama and Florida have “come a long way to closing the gap” in solving the long-running water dispute.
Thu., November 25, 2010 8:22am
Georgia authorities found evidence of arson in connection with a large wildfire near the Florida state line.
Mon., November 22, 2010 3:48pm
The Georgia Historical Society Monday installed a new Civil War marker in the southwest Georgia town of Quitman. The plaque commemorates a failed slave revolt in the town near the Florida border. Three slaves and their white ringleader named John Vickery were hanged in Brooks County in August 1864. Authorities had discovered their plot to murder the town’s landowners and flee to Florida, with its promise of food depots and occupying Federal troops.
Thu., October 21, 2010 3:02pm
Georgia is one of four states participating in a coastal alliance aimed at getting the South Atlantic region in synch on environmental issues. The South Atlantic Alliance recently released a draft plan to coordinate state policies on port expansion, disaster response and other issues.
Fri., October 1, 2010 8:35am
As Georgia and its neighbors feud over water use, two Georgia lawmakers are introducing bills meant to guarantee Atlanta's access to water. The legislation would allow water withdrawals from Lake Lanier for industrial and municipal uses.
Wed., September 22, 2010 7:59am
Florida is appealing a judge's decision that protects Georgia from demands that it release more water from a series of dams to protected threatened or endangered species downstream.
Wed., July 21, 2010 6:11pm
A federal judge has rejected demands from Florida that more water be released from a reservoir that supplies Atlanta with most of its drinking water to protect species downstream.