Earl Colvin, executive director of the Cannonball House, gave me the short version of his driving tour of Macon's Civil War sites. While some of the landmarks he points out are well known, others are seldom seen, but right under our noses.
 
The new national PTA president says he wants to stanch a decline in membership. Southeast Georgia aviation operations analyst Otha Thornton last month became the group's first African-American male top leader. The PTA has lost a million...
The Georgia Department of Education has an online tool to help parents get their children to read more. You can go to the Department of Ed website and click “Find A Book”.
Health officials say they've confirmed this year's first human case of West Nile virus in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health says the case was confirmed Monday. Officials say the adult patient from Brantley County recovered...
Public schools in the Columbus area may have a new superintendent soon. It's been a long wait. Current superintendent Susan Andrews announced her retirement 16 months ago. Muscogee County school officials have scheduled a news conference for...
The state's 46-year-old marine sciences research center near Savannah is now part of the University of Georgia. Campus officials say the Skidaway Institute of Oceanography has completed a merger that places it under UGA's administration...
University of Georgia officials have named a South Carolina college administrator as its new vice president for student affairs. Officials announced Tuesday that College of Charleston Executive Vice President for Student Affairs, Victor K. Wilson,...
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given the University of Georgia Research Foundation a $3.4 million grant to help fight a debilitating tropical disease. UGA officials said Tuesday the award will be used to expand research on how to...
The University of Georgia Foundation says it will be offering an additional $3.3 million for scholarships, faculty support and other initiatives in the next fiscal year. The foundation made the announcement in a press release Monday, saying the...
Morris Brown College officials believe they would be able to sell off some property, settle mounting debt and keep most of the campus intact under a $20 million plan submitted to a bankruptcy court. Court papers filed Friday outline the proposed...
Georgia is trying to encourage childcare programs to improve their quality. The state has instituted a new rating system that goes public Monday with one-, two- or three-star ratings for childcare centers. The program is voluntary, but state...