A member of Georgia's ethics commission is stepping down from the panel after just three months to accept an appointment as a judge.
Chan Caudell, of Cornelia, told The Associated Press he would submit his letter of resignation to Gov. Nathan Deal on Wednesday.
Alabama's attorney general has become the highest ranking Republican official to suggest throwing out parts of his state's tough new immigration law, as he recommended that lawmakers repeal some portions of the statute that have been put on hold by federal courts and clarify some others.
Savannah voters ended a two-way contest for the city's mayor's office by choosing Edna Jackson to lead the coastal city.
The retired university administrator defeated attorney Jeff Felser with 56% of the vote.
The mayor of Columbus says, she's forming a commission to push for regional passenger rail service to the west Georgia city.
Mayor Teresa Tomlinson has put several community and business leaders on the commission.
A Metro Atlanta state lawmaker is resigning.
State Representative Len Walker says, he plans to submit his resignation to Governor Nathan Deal in 10 days.
He'll become senior chaplain at a church in North Georgia's Pickens County.
State lawmakers are looking into setting up a tribunal to arbitrate tax disputes between the state department of revenue and taxpayers.
The special tax council appointed by former Governor Sonny Perdue recommended the tribunal in January.
Republican state lawmakers considering ways to reform Georgia’s tax code are looking at taxing groceries. A joint committee on tax reform discussed the idea Monday in preparation for the upcoming legislative session.