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.
Tue., December 11, 2012 6:22pm
A federal judge in Atlanta has cleared the way for a section of Georgia's tough law targeting illegal immigration that had been blocked to enter into effect. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Thrash on Monday issued an order adopting a judgment on the law by the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Wed., November 21, 2012 12:06pm
The annual VSA Arts of Georgia Holiday Arts Sale is underway. The sale features work from Georgia homeless and disabled artists. Tucked away in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, VSA has trained and showcased Georgia’s disadvantaged since 1974.
Wed., November 14, 2012 5:02pm
The Georgia Water Coalition published its 2012 “Dirty Dozen” list Wednesday. It brings awareness to the health of Georgia's waterways.
Mon., November 5, 2012 7:00am
Savannah Republican Jack Kingston says the chances of Congress funding Georgia's long-awaited harbor deepening project are 50-50. A U.S. Army decision last week approving the project came without Congressional dollars.
Tue., October 30, 2012 3:00pm
Georgians unhappy with their choices on the presidential ballot have eight write-in options. The candidates include far left, far right and two Georgia candidates.
Thu., October 11, 2012 3:30pm
Japanese electrical giant Mitsubishi Power celebrated the shipment of its first ever American-made gas turbine. Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas President Koji Hasagawa pressed a button that lifted the veil on the shrink-wrapped turbine, the size and shape of a NASA rocket.
Wed., October 3, 2012 3:24pm
Georgia welcomes the chill of autumn with a full slate of fall festivals. Visit our fall festival calendar on the GPB News Tumblr page for more.
Fri., September 21, 2012 1:54pm
Georgia roads will be getting more sidewalks and bike lanes. The state's transportation board voted this week to adopt a so-called "Complete Streets" policy. The plan requires bike and pedestrian accomodations on new highways depending on their size, location and traffic flow.
Wed., September 19, 2012 1:05pm
For visitors to Georgia state parks looking for autumn foliage the color of the leaves is no longer a guessing game.