Fri., February 7, 2014 8:35am
Religious issues in workplaces have been popping up in the news in recent months, prompting questions about how much faith employees can practice at work. Workplace consultant Brandon Smith said religious discrimination claims are rising in the United States—doubling over the last 15 years.
Thu., February 6, 2014 5:00pm
The time is drawing near for Georgia 8th graders to choose a career path. They have to make a decision by the end of the school year under the state's new Career Pathways mandate. But in many districts like Savannah-Chatham, deadlines are arriving even sooner.
Thu., February 6, 2014 7:10am
his majority opinion, Chief Justice John Roberts pointed out that discrimination at the polls remains against the law; the surviving Section 2 says anyone who’s been disenfranchised need only bring suit after the offending election has occurred. So far, it hasn’t worked out that way. Except in the places where it has.
Fri., January 31, 2014 10:11am
Singer-songwriter Amy Ray’s voice is perhaps best known as half of the folk-rock duo Indigo Girls. Over the years, the Georgia resident also has released a few other albums—mostly punk—when she was not touring with her Indigo Girls partner, Emily Saliers. But her newest solo effort is a country record, her first foray into music she said is a little intimidating.
Wed., January 29, 2014 8:15am
Three dogs died and more than a dozen were injured at a downtown Macon animal shelter in October. At first, volunteers at the All About Animals shelter said it looked as though someone had broken in and staged a dog fight there.
Fri., January 24, 2014 7:00am
As Atlanta builds its $100 million streetcar line, the Hostess City is looking to the capital with envy. While Savannah has the state's first modern streetcar, it's essentially a quaint tourist attraction. Transit officials now want big money for an Atlanta-style streetcar.
Fri., January 17, 2014 8:30am
Some companies are opening their doors to their young workers' parents, often in the form of open houses or "bring your parents to work" days. But GPB's workplace expert says that also opens the door to problems.
Sun., January 12, 2014 1:01am
Lawmakers return to the state Capitol today and are gearing up for what they hope will be a short legislative session. That’s because they all want to fundraise and can’t do so while working under the Gold Dome. But while your senators and representatives rush out the door, Georgians’ problems still need solving.
Thu., January 9, 2014 7:35am
If there can be said to be a front-runner in the GOP primary for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat, it might be Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah). The 11-term congressman has so far raised the most money in the race to replace retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss. In an interview with GPB in late December, Kingston called himself the “consensus conservative” in the race.
Wed., January 8, 2014 7:35am
Former Secretary of State Karen Handel is a familiar name to many Georgians. She won that statewide race and gave Gov. Nathan Deal a close contest in 2010. Now she’s hoping to capitalize on the statewide name recognition and base of support in the crowded Republican primary for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat. Handel told GPB people want someone in Washington they trust who is a problem-solver.