Wed., November 6, 2013 3:36pm
The history department at Columbus State University is peering back into America’s civil rights struggle and its local ties to Georgia. The university has launched a year-long initiative to examine the civil rights movement of the 1960s.
Tue., November 5, 2013 7:24pm
Voters across Georgia went to the polls Tuesday for municipal elections. In two special elections, they were there to elect two new state lawmakers. Both Representative Donna Sheldon, R-Dacula, and Senator Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, stepped down from their positions earlier this fall to run for U.S. Congress.
Sun., November 3, 2013 4:00am
University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby says colleges have complained for years that high school graduates are not prepared for higher education. Now the system is stepping back and owning up to its share of responsibility for high school graduates’ lack of preparation, starting with evaluating teacher education.
Fri., November 1, 2013 6:37am
Working long hours seems like the norm in our ever-connected society. You may put in 10 or 12 hours a day, then do email or other work at home late into the evening. Career and workplace consultant Brandon Smith says working all those hours actually may be limiting your career rather than advancing it.
Thu., October 31, 2013 3:00pm
On Saturday night, several hundred politically-active Georgians will gather in Atlanta. They won’t be meeting to talk about Tuesday’s election. Rather they’ll be focusing on future Election Days. And they’ll be asking what it will take to elect more women to political office at every level in Georgia.
Mon., October 28, 2013 5:35am
The news of apparent recovery has come frequently from northwest Georgia’s flooring industry in recent months. The region’s economy remains heavily reliant on flooring. State economic development officials say they focus more on diversifying Georgia’s overall economy rather than looking locally or regionally.
Mon., October 28, 2013 4:00am
Governor Nathan Deal’s bid for reelection is more than a year away, but the campaign has already hit YouTube. The spots might reveal how Deal's supporters assess the Governor's vulnerabilities.
Thu., October 24, 2013 3:00pm
This year’s annual Spirits in October tour of Macon’s historical Riverside Cemetery features the story of two families, one black and one white, that both trace their lineage to the same founding member of the Georgia Colony in Savannah.
Wed., October 23, 2013 4:01pm
On Wednesday, four new cranes began operating at the Port of Savannah. These cranes are some of the largest in the world. They are part of the port's efforts to be ready for large ships expected to sail through Savannah on route to the Panama Canal. GPB's Orlando Montoya got a behind-the-scenes tour from 140 feet in the air.
Wed., October 23, 2013 3:00pm
Three Atlanta-based panelists talk about how to create a vibrant local and global visual arts scene in a discussion hosted by the Macon Arts Alliance and Mercer University's Center for Collaborative Journalism.