Wed., July 23, 2014 1:00pm
After nine weeks of intense, often personal campaigning, Georgia's primary runoff election is now over. In the biggest race, businessman David Perdue defeated 1st District congressman Jack Kingston for the republican nomination for U.S. Senate. While Kingston did well in southern and coastal counties, Perdue prevailed in the Atlanta suburbs and North Georgia.
Wed., July 23, 2014 8:36am
Mercer University chemistry professor Jennifer Look and her students will present some of their findings to the public on Mercer's campus Wednesday evening at 6:30 in the Willet Science Center.
Wed., July 16, 2014 5:43pm
GPB's Emily Jones talks with Chester Ellis, who's running for school board president
Tue., July 8, 2014 5:42pm
The leader of the Georgia Ports Authority says he’s listening to the concerns of truck drivers at the Port of Savannah. But he says workers protesting at the port Tuesday should take their concerns to their employers. Truck drivers are asking GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz to meet with them to discuss their concerns. Foltz says it’s not his place to get involved in labor discussions.
Tue., July 8, 2014 11:44am
It can be a long road for a young musician from writing a song in their bedroom to a career as a songwriter. The family of the late soul great Otis Redding gets that. For seven summers, the Big “O” Singer/Songwriter Camp has pulled back the curtain for young people on the world of the music business. “My father was passionate about music programs, and particularly to push the importance of education paired with music,” said Karla Redding-Andrews. Redding-Andrews is Otis Redding’s daughter.
Mon., July 7, 2014 7:28am
When a party primary leads to a run-off, the losers generally line up behind the candidate who got the most votes in round one. Not so in the race for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat.
Thu., July 3, 2014 6:34pm
Longtime Savannah movie producer and director Michael Shortt, who was not involved in the film, says Sarah Jones' death has raised awareness of safety on movie sets.
Tue., July 1, 2014 5:00am
The Allman Brothers Band was one of the most influential southern rock bands of the 1970s, and their legacy has left a lasting impression on the South, where they were a force for racial integration. So writes Galadrielle Allman in her new book "Please Be With Me: A Song For my Father, Duane Allman."
Mon., June 30, 2014 11:51am
In the early 20th century, millions of immigrants streamed through Ellis Island. And you could say Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is playing a similar role in the early 21st century. Atlanta has become a gateway for thousands upon thousands of immigrant into the Southeast and beyond. In May, Mayor Kasim Reed appointed a working group tasked with smoothing the transition of those immigrants into society. Adam Ragusea, host of GPB Macon’s Morning Edition, spoke with the group’s co-chair Jeffrey Tapia, who is also head of the Latin American Association in Atlanta. She says their recommendations are taking shape.
Fri., June 20, 2014 6:38pm
Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News says GOP runoff candidates are trying to tie their opponents to President Obama's policies.