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.
 
Governor Nathan Deal spent the day signing bills in Augusta. One of them will help treat burn victims
Savannah City Council got a lesson in open government from Georgia's top prosecutor. State Attorney General Sam Olens says, he doesn't want to take elected officials to court, but violations of Georgia's sunshine laws are occurring...
Georgia's attorney general is coming to Savannah to teach the mayor and City Council a lesson about the basics of open government after they recently ran afoul of state sunshine laws.
Gov. Nathan Deal signed a measure into law Wednesday that creates a mental health division within the court system. The goal is to divert more people to treatment and not to jail. Also signed by the Governor, legislation that gives senior citizens...
State NAACP leaders ask Dodge County Commission to remove Confederate flag. They plan to return in June to protest. Not ruling out boycott.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that paves the way for public-private partnerships to build reservoirs and other water infrastructure projects.
Georgia’s evidence code is getting a rewrite. The governor signed a bill Tuesday that updates how and what evidence can be introduced in court.
Two more Georgia communities are set to put Sunday alcholol sales before voters. Governor Nathan Deal has signed a bill allowing communities to let local voters decide whether stores can sell alcohol on Sunday.
Osama bin Laden, mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, has been killed by U.S. forces in what is being described as a surgical strike at a compound in northern Pakistan, ending one of the longest and costliest manhunts in history.
Gov. Nathan Deal will sign at least one bill every day this week, making stops in Milledgeville, Augusta and Tifton to do so. He is steadily addressing the nearly 300 bills the legislature passed this year, and soon he'll have to act on the...