Tue., November 20, 2012 7:58pm
A mock city built so emergency workers can train for disasters is nearing completion in a central Georgia city. The complex known as "Guardian City" in Perry will serve as a training facility for emergency responders from around the nation.
Wed., December 7, 2011 3:41pm
The property will become a mock city used for emergency field exercises.
Tue., November 22, 2011 8:47am
A training center for first responders to disasters is planned for Perry. Officials say the facility will provide training for natural disasters and terrorist attacks and could be operating within nine months. It is expected to bring at least 100 jobs to the community.
Thu., November 10, 2011 7:26am
Officials at the Georgia National Fairgrounds say revenue from this year's fair declined by more than 2 percent from last year. Total revenue for the Georgia National Fair was $4,562,500, a decrease of $107,000.
Wed., October 26, 2011 12:10pm
An American supplier was sentenced to more than three years in prison for shipping fighter jet and attack helicopter parts to help repair Iran's aging aircraft fleet.
Thu., October 6, 2011 2:50pm
The annual Georgia National Fair kicks off its 22nd year in Perry, Georgia Thursday. The fair runs until October 16th.
Fri., March 25, 2011 2:47pm
Seasonal trout fishing will be allowed on Saturday. State stocked streams, rivers, and small lakes with over 1-million fish. Fishing is big business in Georgia.
Tue., February 22, 2011 5:55pm
A bill in the state Senate would make it easier for private companies to invest money in river infrastructure. State Sen. Ross Tolleson (R-Perry) is sponsoring the measure because he says local officials need flexibility in getting financing for reservoirs. He says the bill is aimed at new water infrastructure and not the Savannah harbor deepening project, for which state officials are urgently seeking funds.
Fri., December 10, 2010 8:11am
Georgia, Florida and Alabama are in a tri-state legal battle over water supply. Lawmakers met this week to find solutions to the ongoing battle over water in the region.
Thu., October 7, 2010 2:52pm
Geogia's Go Fish Education Center in opens in Perry. Center focuses on fishing but has strong education component. Center includes aquarium, hatchery and fishing pond.