Georgia's congressional delegation is urging the Defense Department not to close the commissary at Fort McPherson in Atlanta before a new one is built at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta. The commissary is scheduled to close at the end of the month.
The suburban Atlanta school bookkeeper who talked a gunman into surrendering to authorities after a standoff with police has been honored by members of her church and a U.S. congressman. Antoinette Tuff was sitting in the front office at McNair Discovery Learning Academy Aug. 20 when a 20-year-old man carrying an assault rifle walked in and prompted a lockdown.
Georgia has 14 Congressional districts. But only one of them is competitive. In the rest, political analysts and big money donors agree, the outcome is all but certain. Just don't tell that to those running in those races. GPB's Orlando Montoya in Savannah reports on candidates who chafe at being called "longshots."
Half of new HIV infections and AIDS diagnoses in 2009 were in the South, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data that is getting the attention of some of the region’s federal representatives. A Congressional roundtable Tuesday will begin the search for solutions.