The final surviving crew member of the first plane to drop the atomic bomb died at his home this week in Stone Mountain. Theodore Van Kirk was 93 years old. The navigator of the Enola Gay, the Boeing B-29 Superfortress that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima during World War II, talked to GPB 's oral history project about the war. He said he’ll never forget what he saw
 
Walker was one of at least 11 people indicted on federal charges of conspiracy, bribery and honest service fraud in Alabama this week.
In their first televised debate last night Georgia’s gubernatorial candidates faced a group of students. While answering mostly questions about education Nathan Deal and Roy Barnes continued their attacks on each other.
A proposed federal law wants to push restrictions on underage drivers across the country. But when it comes to meeting requirements for the new law, Georgia is already ahead of the curve.
The leaders of the Georgia House and Senate have announced the creation of a 14 member panel to look into Georgia immigration laws ahead of next year's General Assembly. The Senate leader, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, says the aim is to use every...
A group of state lawmakers is working on an immigration bill that is likely to mirror the controversial law passed in Arizona earlier this year. The move has advocates worried that the state’s economy could suffer.
A letter was signed by three Georgia Congressmen asking for the extension of tax cuts.
The city of Douglasville near Atlanta continues to pursue a ban on pit bulls. That’s because officials say the dogs are dangerous. But they may need to work around a new federal rule.
When Georgia voters go to the polls this year, they'll be faced with five ballot questions. Among those is one you might not have heard of but which could affect worker-employee relations in Georgia. Amendment One would strengthen non-compete...
Georgia's next governor will have to pick up where Sonny Perdue leaves off in water war negotiations. But according to a poll, voters aren't much considering water resources in their decisions in the upcoming gubernatorial election. The...
The Republicans still have memories of electing one of their own in Georgia's 12th District. They know the Democrat who represents the district had a close call in the last mid-term election. But can even this historic election atmosphere...