Tue., August 28, 2012 11:02am
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced Monday that it will accept applications for loan assistance for Georgia enterprises in 12 counties affected by the drought. The aid program targets farm-related and other entities not covered by aid from the Department of Agriculture.
Mon., August 20, 2012 6:02am
A new broadband network in the northeast Georgia mountains is still a few months from completion, but it’s already bringing connections 20 to 50 times faster than ever before to area schools.
Mon., April 9, 2012 2:56pm
Local school districts across Georgia are dealing with less money from the state for transportation while being hit with higher gas prices and dwindling local budgets. School districts are finding cost-efficient solutions, like increasing the number of students per bus ride. Thousands of bus stops have been eliminated across the state and remaining stops are farther apart. That means more kids are walking earlier in the morning in limited light, and making their way across busier roads to get to bus stops.
Mon., March 26, 2012 10:00am
Authorities in Forsyth County are setting up what they describe as Georgia's first "drug take back box" for unwanted prescription drugs. Sheriff's officials say the purpose of the box is to give people a way to dispose of unwanted and outdated prescription drugs from households.
Mon., February 6, 2012 7:38pm
The Georgia Supreme Court overturned the state's assisted-suicide law [Monday]. The Georgia legislation banned publicizing end-of-life services. The justices say, that violates free speech.
Thu., January 5, 2012 9:00am
Eight northeast Georgia counties will soon have access to faster broadband connections than ever before. The final pieces of a 260-mile broadband ring from Atlanta north through the Georgia mountains will be in place by the end of the month.
Wed., July 21, 2010 1:24pm
Counties in north Georgia’s Ninth Congressional district are gearing-up to open their polls for a fourth straight month. And the August Republican runoff will further strain tight county budgets.
Mon., July 5, 2010 2:11pm
Failure to wear protective goggles saves a Forsyth teacher in a lawsuit.
Fri., May 7, 2010 8:26am
Early voter turnout for a special election to replace Congressman Nathan De
Mon., November 23, 2009 3:08pm
On Monday, Governor Perdue’s Water Task Force held its second meeting at th