The race for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate has been costly. And not just in dollars. One veteran Senator – Saxby Chambliss – is retiring. And three sitting Congressmen will leave Washington at the end of this year because they gave up those posts to run for Chambliss’s seat. That’s a whole lot of Washington know-how. All were card-carrying Georgia fiscal conservatives, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t bring funding back to their districts.
 
State lawmakers met Wednesday to adopt guidelines for how to redistrict the state. They’re redrawing political regions to reflect population shifts since the last census. Principles include ensuring districts are equal in population and maintaining...
The attorney general's office is seeking to halt the video recording of a Georgia execution scheduled for Thursday. State prosecutors are asking a state judge in Butts County for permission to appeal her ruling allowing the video recording to...
Transportation officials say they could lose a large percentage of funding. GADOT officials traveled to Washington last week. One proposal cuts funding by 34-percent.
US Census figures show, the number of couples identifying themselves as living in same-sex households in Georgia is up 55% from ten years ago. Statistics released Thursday show, the state has nearly 30,000 households self-reporting as having a same...
Georgia Rep. Lynn Westmoreland wants the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to take a closer look at how it goes about closing banks. Westmoreland said agency regulators have flexibility in how they work with banks that might be in trouble, but they...
Current Mayor Robert Reichert will face former Mayor Jack Ellis on August 16th. Reichert got 48-percent of the vote while Ellis got 38-percent. The other candidates in the race were former State Senator Robert Brown and newcomer Paul Bronson.
A Republican businessman from Oconee County is headed to the legislature to represent State House District 113. Unofficial results show Chuck Williams captured 62 percent of the vote in Tuesday's runoff. His challenger, Democrat Dan Matthews...
A federal judge has rejected a request for a stay of execution by a Georgia inmate claiming the state's plan to use a new lethal injection drug would cause him needless pain and suffering. Wednesday's ruling by U.S. District Judge Steve...
A new report shows an up tick in Georgia’s obesity rate. Now state health officials are working to curb the growing epidemic.
A Georgia lawmaker wants limits on how long parents can wait to report a missing child. It's a response to the disappearance of Caylee Anthony.