Thu., December 16, 2010 4:10pm
Governor Sonny Perdue has announced which rural areas are getting funds from this year's tobacco settlement money. And the big winner isn't rural at all. Metro Savannah gets the largest award in this year's grants from the One Georgia Authority. The grant will help Gulfstream Aerospace build a new facility that's designed to add 1,000 new jobs.
Mon., November 15, 2010 2:21pm
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced a major new expansion that will create more than 1,000 new jobs. A seven-year, $500 million plan represents a bright spot in Georgia's recession-wracked economy. Company officials say, many of the jobs will be at its Savannah headquarters in areas like production engineering and technical support staff.
Fri., October 22, 2010 1:58pm
Growing racial tension on the Warner Robins city council has officials worried that the cities reputation could be tarnished. This week a white councilman, John Williams, told a black councilman, Daron Lee, that that he should be working in a cotton field.
Fri., September 24, 2010 5:20pm
Governor Perdue today defended Nathan Deal’s financial troubles that resulted from his daughter’s failed sporting goods store. Susanna Capelouto Reports.
Tue., August 24, 2010 6:14pm
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has asked his counterparts in Alabama and Florida for more talks meant to end a long-running dispute over water usage. Perdue sent a letter earlier this month asking Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and Alabama Gov. Bob Riley to continue negotiations meant to resolve lawsuits between the states over water usage. The governors last met in December in Alabama, but their staffs have continued talking since then.
Thu., August 5, 2010 4:20pm
Fishing enthusiasts are heading to Lake Lanier this week for one of the nation’s top bass tournaments. The Forrest Wood Cup is considered the “super bowl” of fishing, and organizers are expecting the event to bring in the big names – and the big bucks.
Thu., July 22, 2010 9:36pm
His spokesman says, it isn't nepotism. Government watchdogs say, the appearance of it raises red flags.
Tue., June 15, 2010 3:19pm
12 people have requested petitions to get on the November ballot. The strong showing by Independents is a sharp contrast to four years ago, when only two Independents made it onto the ballot.
Tue., June 8, 2010 4:20pm
A bill changing Georgia’s controversial sex offender law was signed by Governor Sonny Perdue last month with little fanfare.
Thu., May 27, 2010 3:40pm
A bill intended to prevent and address bullying at school is now law.