Mon., December 9, 2013 8:00am
Georgians looking for help staying warm this winter are finding long lines and reduced budgets at assistance programs. Low-income residents can...
Mon., September 26, 2011 2:32pm
One in four Georgia children is now living in poverty, according to the census. And thirty-six percent of the state’s black children and more than 40...
Thu., September 22, 2011 3:59pm
New figures from the U.S. Census show poverty is rising in Albany’s Dougherty County faster than in any of the state’s largest counties. The county...
Wed., September 14, 2011 10:04am
The number of Georgians living in poverty rose sharply during the Recession, according to census figures released Tuesday. Poverty is also on the...
Wed., August 24, 2011 4:20pm
Dwindling jobs and the lingering economic slowdown have led to a big jump in the number of Georgians on food stamps. US Agriculture Department...
Wed., August 17, 2011 1:30pm
Georgia ranks in the bottom fifth of states nationwide for overall well being of its kids. The ranking of 42nd takes into account 10 key measures,...
Mon., May 16, 2011 4:00pm
Although Census poverty numbers won't be out until later this year, the Bureau's statistical surveys suggest officials won't be happy...
Fri., November 26, 2010 9:05am
The group blames government policies and lack of education as some reasons Southern States are not making progress in the fight against AIDS.
Thu., October 7, 2010 7:34pm
New census data shows the U.S. is experiencing a rise in poverty not seen in decades. The trend has made its way to Georgia’s suburbs.
Thu., May 27, 2010 11:00pm
A city anti-poverty initiative has gotten 1,000 check cashing customers to