Thu., January 24, 2013 12:40pm
A veteran Georgia Public Broadcasting producer has handed in a letter of resignation following the hiring of former Republican state Sen. Chip Rogers. Ashlie Wilson Pendley, who has been employed with the network for 15 years, is quitting her job in protest after it was revealed that Rogers, of Woodstock, will be paid $150,000 annually — nearly three times her salary.
Tue., December 4, 2012 5:23pm
The outgoing majority leader of the Georgia Senate is resigning from the chamber to take a public television post. Sen. Chip Rogers, a Republican from Woodstock, will step down Dec. 5. He recently won re-election as a senator, but dropped out of the race to continue as majority leader when the new legislature convenes in January.
Tue., October 9, 2012 4:00pm
Georgians have until the end of the day to register to vote in November elections. Democrats are hoping their efforts to register African-Americans will boost their chances.
Fri., September 28, 2012 1:14pm
Mercer University, The Telegraph of Macon, and GPB formally dedicated the new Center for Collaborative Journalism building in Macon Friday, which will house an on-going editorial and educational collaboration between all three organizations.
Thu., September 20, 2012 4:00pm
Republican Congressional hopeful Lee Anderson is dodging debates with U.S. Representative John Barrow. This week, the Grovetown lawmaker has rebuffed two debates with the Democratic incumbent in Georgia's 12th District.
Thu., August 23, 2012 4:12pm
Deaths from West Nile occurred in south Georgia. Area has seen 12 confirmed cases. More rain could actually help.
Tue., August 21, 2012 2:46pm
Congressional leaders say sequestration could result in massive job losses in Georgia. Sen. Saxby Chambliss favors Gang of Six proposal instead. January deadline looming.
Mon., August 20, 2012 3:30pm
This year's peanut crop could break records. Last year there was a shortage of peanuts. Prices are going down.
Fri., August 17, 2012 3:24pm
Millions will be used to buy up homes and land near Robins Air Force Base. The land will create a larger crash and noise buffer for Robins. Encroachment puts base at risk if the Department of Defense looks at closing bases.
Tue., August 14, 2012 3:00pm
The Southwest Georgia Project wants to open markets for small farmers. Produce would be sold to area school districts and local consumers. State-owned land would be used for the project.