Fri., May 17, 2013 6:45pm
The commission working to preserve the culture of slave descendants on the Southeast coast will be hiring an executive director now that the federal government has approved its management plan. Commissioners from the Carolinas, Florida and Georgia applauded warmly Friday when the letter approving the plan was read during the panel's meeting in Conway.
Fri., May 3, 2013 4:22pm
The four men hoping to represent Georgia’s Republican Party as its next chair will square off in a debate in Savannah on Saturday.
Thu., April 18, 2013 3:57pm
Outgoing University of Georgia President Michael Adams made his final remarks to the media at a briefing Thursday.
Mon., April 15, 2013 3:00am
Extreme temperatures and fungal disease destroyed over a third of last year's Vidalia onion crop. But farmers across Georgia's 20 county Vidalia growing region are hopeful about this year's harvest. Vidalias are Georgia's third most profitable agricultural product just behind peanuts and pecans.
Wed., April 3, 2013 3:15pm
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson was in Savannah Wednesday to update port officials on the progress of federal funding for the Savannah harbor expansion project. Earlier in the week, he attended the Atlanta Braves opening day with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. On the prospect of port funding, he was loaded with baseball metaphors.
Mon., April 1, 2013 2:43pm
According to Mike Plant, Executive Vice President of Business Operations for the Braves, the team is in talks with the City of Atlanta over their lease of Turner Field.
Fri., March 22, 2013 2:00pm
While Congress works to iron out a budget, the so called sequester still stands. With it, areas that rely on federal spending are bracing for across the board cuts. Military communities are particularly hit.
Thu., February 21, 2013 5:00pm
Federal accounting watchdogs say a facility near Augusta designed to convert weapons-grade plutonium into commercial reactor fuel is $2 billion over budget. A General Accountability Office report issued last week also says the mixed-oxide or MOX plant is years behind schedule.
Thu., December 27, 2012 3:23pm
A statewide Levi’s Call has been issued by the police in Roswell, Georgia for 9 year old Ben Cleary and 7 year old Henry Cleary. They are missing and believed to be in danger.
Fri., December 14, 2012 6:55pm
As we learn more about a mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, Georgia officials say schools here are required to have safety plans in place to deal with a variety of crises. Dorie Nolt with the Department of Education says state law passed in the mid 1990’s requires schools to develop safety plans with the Department of Education, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.