One of the candidates at the top of the Georgia GOP’s ticket this year is 71 years old. That’s Governor Nathan Deal. He faces a 38-year-old Democratic challenger, Jason Carter. And in the contentious U.S. Senate race, Democrat Michelle Nunn has used a highly-visible TV campaign ad to show off her young family as her older Republican opponents duke it out for the primary. But many Republicans say the Democratic candidates’ youth won’t be as much of a factor in the midterm elections later this year. That’s partly because turnout in nonpresidential, off-year elections skews older.
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has appointed the director of Georgia's beleaguered public defender system as a Superior Court judge on the Griffin Judicial Circuit. The governor appointed Mack Crawford to the bench on Wednesday. Crawford was a...
Bill aims to save teachers jobs. It will also help state pay for medicaid. Leaders disaagree on when money should be used.
The numbers show former Congressman Nathan Deal with a slight lead, but Karen Handel's camp says thousands of absentee ballots remain to be counted which they're hopeful will turn the race in their favor.
Nathan Deal appeared briefly and spoke to about 500 supporters at the Gainesville Civic Center shortly after 10 p.m. He said he'll wait a little while longer and watch results as Fulton County and Gwinnett county, two large metro Atlanta...
Candidates for Governor and Attorney General debated for the last time Sunday night.
On Tuesday, voters in north Georgia’s 9th Congressional District go to the polls for a fourth time in just over 90 days.
Nathan Deal spends the day flying all over the state. Also making 1.7 million telephone calls to Republicans. He says he's the strongest candidate to beat Roy Barnes.
Former Alaska governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin spoke at a rally in Atlanta in support of Handel's bid for the Georgia GOP gubernatorial nomination.
Health officials say Georgia's community health centers received $37 million from a federal funding boost. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin on Monday detailed the funding from last year's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Georgia and Tennessee are applying for a $34 million federal grant to continue the development of a high-speed rail service from Atlanta to Nashville. Georgia Department of Transportation officials said Monday that the money would help speed up...