Thu., September 6, 2012 3:11pm
A state commission charged with revising Georgia’s school funding formula made recommendations at a meeting Wednesday. The suggestions include more money for teacher training, school psychologists and technology.
Tue., September 4, 2012 4:16pm
Agriculture experts predict a large peanut harvest this year will give South Georgia's economy a boost and lift the dryspell for peanut farms.
Mon., September 3, 2012 4:26pm
The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina kicks off Tuesday, less than a week after the Republicans wrapped up in Tampa.
Wed., August 29, 2012 3:52pm
Hurricane Isaac was downgraded to a tropical storm Wednesday, but winds and torrential rains sent water over an 18 mile section of a rural Louisiana levee. The storm is now slogging through New Orleans, where Hurricane Katrina hit seven years ago to the day.
Tue., August 28, 2012 4:01pm
At a crucial time for GOP unity, there has been some dissent at the Republican National convention over new rules for delegate selection. The controversial rules were challenged by grass roots factions of the Republican Party, ultimately resulting in a last minute compromise.
Mon., August 27, 2012 1:13pm
he Republican National Convention in Tampa begins Monday and will bring together some of the party’s biggest political heavy Political experts say Georgia is a prominent state in the delegation ‘stack-up’ but not as important as this year’s swing states.
Fri., August 24, 2012 4:12pm
Tropical Storm Isaac has strengthened today, with winds in excess of 60 miles per hour, but isn’t expected to become a hurricane until it hits the Gulf of Mexico early next week.
Wed., August 22, 2012 4:15pm
After a contentious runoff election in Georgia’s new 9th district, Representative Doug Collins is now the GOP candidate. He faces Democratic challenger, Jody Cooley, in November’s election.
Wed., August 22, 2012 12:09am
The GOP candidate for North Georgia’s newest congressional seat in the 9th district was decided Tuesday night after a heated runoff election. State Representative Doug Collins defeated Martha Zoller after weeks of bitter campaigning and endorsements from political heavyweights.
Tue., August 14, 2012 6:05pm
The U.S. Labor Department has ruled that Georgia’s decision to deny unemployment benefits to seasonal workers violated workplace laws. That means thousands of Georgia bus drivers, cafeteria workers and private school teachers could now be eligible for those funds.