Georgia's annual alligator hunt could be restricted or expanded based on where the animals live. For the first time, state wildlife officials say, they want to split the annual hunt quota into zones. The total number of alligators taken could go up from 700 to 850.
Georgia Beekeepers say there is no need to be concerned about rare Africanized bees. These wild bees caused the death of an Albany man, but Officials from the Georgia Beekeepers Association say they are not kept in the state.
A statewide coalition of business and medical groups is launching television ads in support of a November ballot measure that would increase car tag fees. The ads push a state constitutional amendment that if passed, would raise car tag fees by $10 a year to pay for a statewide trauma care network.
It could be one of the most important recommendations the General Assembly gets next year -- how to re-write Georgia's tax code. As the state faces a growing budget crisis, state lawmakers are traveling the state to hear from Georgians how the tax code should be revised to keep the state business-friendly while also possibly ending tax breaks in a bid to prop up the budget.
Construction on the state’s first inland port is underway in south Georgia. Officials say the first-phase of the freight transportation facility in Cordele should be up-and-running by fall of this year.