Two Savannah lawmakers say, they support testing elected officials for drugs as part of an effort to test Georgians receiving state welfare benefits.
Savannah-area business leaders are making drug tests part of their state legislative agenda.
A longtime Warner Robins football booster and former announcer is jailed in Houston County on child molestation charges. Police have not revealed the specifics of the case against 82-year-old Shelly M. Simmons Sr.
The so-called Gang of Six plan to meet in Washington Monday now that the Super Committee has failed to come up with a plan to cut the federal deficit.
One member of the bi-partisan group of legislators is Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss.
A state lawmaker has filed a bill that would delay how long it takes for communities to become independent cities. Metro Atlanta counties have seen a spate of new cities in recent years. But the bill aims to address both urban and rural municipal issues.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is rebuffing some of her state's lawmakers on Savannah harbor deepening. Haley said, she won't meet with lawmakers about a permit her appointees approved for the port expansion.