Wed., April 16, 2014 6:25pm
The state university in Savannah is dropping the word "Atlantic" from its name beginning in July.
Wed., April 16, 2014 11:00am
State officials said Tuesday that they plan to increase the number of insurers and health plan options for state employees and teachers next year. The State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) has been a target of fierce criticism since Jan. 1. That’s when changes to its benefit design, plus the use of just one insurer, sparked widespread complaints from teachers and state employees about a lack of choice of insurance plans and higher health care costs.
Fri., April 18, 2014 1:00am
A team of international scientists have found four species of insects with reversed sex organs. The females' anatomy may have to do with their need for nutrients that only males produce.
Fri., April 18, 2014 1:15am
The president has visited Prince George's County, Md., four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African-American majority. It also happens to be very close to the White House.
Thu., April 17, 2014 10:35am
Red, white, and gold -- they were the original colors of the Atlanta Falcons, and now they will represent Atlanta's new Major League Soccer team. After weeks of speculation, Falcons owner Arthur Blank confirmed Wednesday evening he is founding an MLS team. MLS Commissioner Don Garber says this is part of the league's broader expansion into the Southeast. "Atlanta's one of the largest markets in North America, it happens to be the largest market without an MLS team. It's very diverse, very rich in sports tradition.”
Tue., April 15, 2014 7:15pm
The Address follows an intensive program that teaches kids with learning difficulties to recite the Gettysburg Address. And in doing so, it raises some tough questions about resources.
Wed., April 16, 2014 7:25am
Cindy Graver founded her office at Robins in 2005 with a staff of two, herself included. Now it's up to five, and Graver is confident they are beginning to change the culture on base.
Wed., April 16, 2014 8:00pm
The Islamist group Boko Haram is suspected of kidnapping about 100 schoolgirls only eight are still unaccounted for. Boko Haram is also being blamed for Monday's bomb attack in Nigeria's capital.
Mon., April 14, 2014 6:30pm
Airlines commonly use Twitter to address the concerns of customers. When US Airways did that Monday, its response included a graphic picture of a naked woman.
Thu., April 17, 2014 4:13pm
Unspecified future renovations to Savannah’s Wilshire and President Street Water Pollution Control Plants will cost millions of dollars, according to Public Works and Water Resources Director John Sawyer. Sawyer spoke to reporters Thursday after briefing city council on upcoming changes to pollution requirements. On an average day, Sawyer says Savannah’s plants fall well below the pollution limits set by their state permits. But those limits are set to change to bring plants into compliance with Environmental Protection Agency standards revised in 2010. At the time, the new regulations represented a 76 percent reduction in daily pollution along the length of the Savannah river.