Wed., August 1, 2012 12:46am
Voters in Macon and Bibb County voted to approve consolidation. Merger efforts date back nearly 100 years. Consolidation takes place in January of 2014.
Tue., July 31, 2012 3:40pm
Drought and record commodity prices are straining water resources. State officials say no new permits will be issued in 24 southwest Georgia counties. EPD expects legislature to take up drought protection when they convene in January.
Mon., July 30, 2012 6:00am
Residents of Macon and Bibb County are voting whether to consolidate their governments. Effort dates back 90 years. If approved merger would take place in January of 2014.
Fri., July 27, 2012 2:03pm
Water is being taken from wells and piped in Spring Creek. Wildlife officials hope their efforts will help preserve endangered mussels. Creek in Miller County is home to 14 species.
Wed., July 25, 2012 2:55pm
A new report finds things are improving for Georgia's children. Death rates for kids are down and insurance coverage rates are up. Despite the improvements more kids are living in poverty.
Tue., July 24, 2012 3:54pm
The EPA is reconsidering federal standards for air emissions. Any changes could impact Plant Washington in Sandersville. EPA calls reconsideration "routine".
Mon., July 23, 2012 3:00pm
Federal agriculture officials visited Georgia farmers. They say the state has the highest percentage of acreage in exceptional drought. In all 29 states have been named disaster areas because of the U. S. drought.
Tue., July 17, 2012 3:39pm
RAFB is getting new designation from center to complex. The changes mean base officials now report to Tinker AFB in Oklahoma. Move is part of plan to save $109-million across Air Force.
Mon., July 9, 2012 4:10pm
Solar array in Upson County is up and running. Georgia Power is contracting to buy more solar between now and 2015. Three additional facilities planned.
Wed., June 27, 2012 3:46pm
One in five people is HIV positive and does not know it. Georgia is number six in the country for people with AIDS. Rates of HIV infection are growing fastest in Southeast.