Wed., September 5, 2012 10:00am
The city council in a west Georgia community has voted down an ordinance that would have required motorists to use a hands-free device while talking on the phone in their cars.
Fri., July 13, 2012 12:00pm
Law enforcement personel are requesting more information from cellphone carriers. In a report responding to a Congressional inquiry, cellphone companies say, police and public investigarors made more than a million requests for customer data last year. The numbers are an alarming surge over previous years, reflecting the increasingly gray area between privacy and technology.
Tue., May 8, 2012 10:00am
The mayor of a west Georgia town has vetoed an ordinance that would have required drivers to use hands-free devices when talking on their cell phones.
Fri., May 4, 2012 2:19pm
Soon, driving through the west Georgia city of Villa Rica will mean hanging up your cell phone or using a hands-free headset. The city council passed the new law this week.
Tue., May 3, 2011 3:17pm
Tornado victims in northwest Georgia are reporting thefts and scams in the wake of last week's deadly storms. There are six reports. When deadly storms last week cut power in Nortwest Georgia, public libraries helped fill a void. The downtown library in Rome had power for days when more rural areas did not.
Wed., March 16, 2011 5:51pm
A bill that would send 9-1-1 fees back to local communities has a chance to pass this legislative session. In 2009, the state estimated the fees totaled nearly $16 million dollars a year.