After nine weeks of intense, often personal campaigning, Georgia's primary runoff election is now over. In the biggest race, businessman David Perdue defeated 1st District congressman Jack Kingston for the republican nomination for U.S. Senate. While Kingston did well in southern and coastal counties, Perdue prevailed in the Atlanta suburbs and North Georgia.
 
Georgia's top court is requiring the city of Statesboro to pay the legal costs of residents who sued it for violating the state's Open Meetings Act. The unanimous opinion upholds a Bulloch County judge's ruling that found the...
A tally by the Georgia Food Industry Association finds that 97 cities and counties throughout Georgia are set to hold Sunday sales referendums during the November general election later this year. The group said the votes represent about 2.5 million...
Controversy flared last week over a Governor Deal appointment to the state’s new immigration enforcement panel. And there are concerns over its potential cost to municipalities. A portion of Georgia’s new immigration law creates the Immigration...
The Georgia Department of Agriculture wants farmers to check their chemical inventory and reports any shortages to police. The call for vigilance comes in anticipation of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks Sunday.
The chairman of the Georgia Department of Transportation says Commissioner Vance Smith has resigned. State Transportation Board Chairman Rudy Bowen says he accepted Smith's resignation on Wednesday. The Columbus, Ga., native served as a state...
Several Bibb County officials want their offices to be nonpartisan. Past efforts to make changes have failed. New leadership could boost chances of measure passing.
State officials said Wednesday that the Lowe’s retail chain will open a distribution center in Rome that will employ 600 people. But it’ll do little to help 350,000 Georgians who have given up looking for full-time work.
A conservative radio show host from Gainesville filed paperwork Wednesday with the Federal Election Commission to run for Georgia's new congressional seat. Martha Zoller said, through a spokesman Wednesday, she will remain on the air until...
A Chatham County judge signed a death warrant Tuesday for Troy Anthony Davis. Convicted of killing a Savannah police officer in 1989, this is Davis' fourth death warrant. But he's avoided execution because of questions about his guilt....
Gov. Nathan Deal signed off on Georgia’s new congressional districts Wednesday. They now head to Washington, D.C., for review by the federal government.