Wed., December 7, 2011 3:41pm
The property will become a mock city used for emergency field exercises.
Thu., October 6, 2011 2:50pm
The annual Georgia National Fair kicks off its 22nd year in Perry, Georgia Thursday. The fair runs until October 16th.
Tue., August 16, 2011 3:46pm
A major commuter rail project that would involve a quarter of the state’s transportation districts—is on life support. The proposed Atlanta-to-Griffin-to-middle Georgia line might not go before voters next year. The state’s 12 region roundtables had until midnight Monday to pare-down their project lists to fit within projected revenues from a proposed regional penny sales tax. While the two regions south of Atlanta ok’d the projects (Middle Georgia and Three Rivers) needed to link the passenger line together, Atlanta’s did not.
Thu., June 9, 2011 8:43am
Governor Nathan Deal has asked the federal government to declare 22 counties disaster areas because of drought conditions. Deal made the request in a letter sent last week to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Deal said the drought, beginning in December, has caused extensive damage to crops.
Thu., June 2, 2011 9:45am
A spokeswoman for the Boeing Co. says the aerospace company won't have to cut any jobs from its Macon plant this year after all.
Tue., May 17, 2011 1:17pm
Most of middle and south Georgia is rated as being in moderate to severe drought, and the state's climatologist isn't holding out hope for improvement soon.
Wed., February 9, 2011 2:07pm
Snow started falling in north Georgia early Wednesday evening and a winter weather advisory is in effect through early Thursday afternoon for northern and central Georgia. But weather forecasters say it won't nearly be the event the state experienced in early January. The National Weather Service says 1-2 inches could fall in north Georgia overnight Wednesday, one inch is expected between Rome and Augusta, and central Georgia could receive less than a half inch.
Mon., January 10, 2011 9:53am
The state’s Department of Transportation is urging drivers in north and middle Georgia to stay off the roads for travel if at all possible.
Tue., November 30, 2010 7:14pm
The DNR will pay for the land with 28-million dollars of bond money set aside in this year’s budget.
Mon., September 27, 2010 8:20am
After a suicide attempt and amid on-going appeals, Brandon Joseph Rhode is set to die at Georgia's state prison tonight.