Fri., January 11, 2013 4:23pm
Thousands of people become new U.S. citizens every year, but not many get to do it while shaking the hand of a former president. About 40 immigrants became citizens on Thursday at the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, with Carter himself in attendance.
Thu., November 8, 2012 5:27pm
Former President Jimmy Carter is joining the board of trustees at Mercer University in Macon. He is one of 10 new trustees who will be elected at the board’s meeting Friday morning.
Thu., October 18, 2012 7:16pm
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will travel to Egypt and Israel next week, where he will advocate for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A group of past heads of state that advocates for peace called The Elders announced the visit Thursday.
Wed., October 10, 2012 7:47am
Later this month, the 39th U.S. president will conduct a town hall meeting of sorts, answering questions now being solicited through the Carter Center's website, Facebook page and Twitter account.
Tue., September 4, 2012 4:34pm
Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to speak at tonight's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. The Georgia Democrat will highlight President Barack Obama's foreign policy.
Tue., May 15, 2012 10:00am
The Atlanta-based Carter Center says it received approval from Egypt's Supreme Presidential Election Commission to deploy 22 witnesses from 14 countries. The presidential election is set for May 23 and 24.
Wed., January 18, 2012 5:00pm
Georgia tourism officials have revived a plan to close a visitor center in former President Jimmy Carter's hometown, while the attraction's supporters are promising a fierce fight to keep it open.
Tue., January 17, 2012 10:30am
In his 2013 budget proposal, Gov. Nathan Deal is using zero-based budgeting for 10 percent of state programs for the first time. It requires departments to justify every dollar they spend. Zero-based budgeting has interested some Georgia officials since t
Tue., August 16, 2011 9:10pm
State Republicans handling redistricting rejected alternative district maps presented by Democrats late Tuesday. That's even though the Democratic maps would have kept Republican strongholds. Instead the House GOP passed its own redistricting plan which now heads to the full House for a vote.
Thu., October 14, 2010 11:20am
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will visit the Middle East with a delegation of global leaders seeking to build support for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.