Education will continue to be on the front lines this fall in Georgia. And not only because it’s at the center of the gubernatorial race. Georgia will be implementing a new mandatory statewide teacher evaluation system for the first time once the new school year begins. The state has been conducting a pilot program with a fraction of Georgia’s school districts. In the fall, it goes live to all school districts for the first time.
 
Governor elect Nathan Deal will recommend a lobbyist for UGA as his new commissioner of Economic Development.
Turnout for Tuesday's runoff elections is very low across the state. And rainy weather isn't helping the numbers. In Forsyth County voters have been asked to go to the polls a lot this year. The County has held 3 elections with 3...
Polls will re-open this Tuesday for various state and local races. Georgia voters will have at least two races on their ballots.
Amy Totenberg was nominated by President Obama for the Federal Court in Atlanta, if voted in she will fill one of four seats on the U.S. District Court in Atlanta
Two south Georgia democrats will join the House Republican Caucus come January, giving Republicans close to a supermajority in the state house.
The race for State Supreme Court, among other local and regional races, will be decided in a runoff election on November 30th. Lawrenceville attorney Tammy Adkins will challenge incumbent Justice David Nahmias in the runoff.
Georgia's highest court has ruled that a criminal defendent has a right to an interpreter at trial if he or she doesn't speak good English. The 5-to-4 decision came in the case of a Mandarin speaker convicted of cruelty to children....
Two women in coastal Georgia’s McIntosh County have turned themselves in to police on charges of voter fraud. The women were charged with three felony counts of mishandling absentee ballots, after a local postal worker tipped off authorities that...
When state lawmakers return to the capitol in January, they will need to fix a law in order to validate an amendment approved by voters. They say an oversight could cause confusion.
With most of Georgia's Republican US House delegation signed on to a "no earmark" pledge, the fate of Georgia's biggest economic development project falls to Senators and some Democrats. GOP leaders in the new Congress say they...