Georgians have until Dec. 23 to comment on new state and congressional district maps. The U.S. Department of Justice is in the midst of its 60 day-review of the maps. Voter advocate groups say this may be the last chance to comment before the maps go into effect for a decade.
A federal appeals court has ruled that death penalty defendants in Georgia will have to prove they are mentally disabled beyond a reasonable doubt to avoid execution, the most stringent legal standard in the nation.
Construction costs for Georgia Power’s two new nuclear reactors are rising. The utility told the Georgia Public Service Commission this week that the total project remains under budget because of lower financing costs. But ongoing labor issues are posing problems.
Georgia's highest court says, Savannah's Christ Church belongs to the national Episcopal Church.
The ruling sets up the possibility of an emotional Christmastime eviction and homecoming in a four year old case.
Georgia's oldest church split in 2007 over theological issues.
A panel created to overhaul the state's tough sentencing laws has released a report suggesting alternative programs for certain nonviolent offenders and more community-based supervision to reduce growing corrections spending.
City of Albany Commissioners are working to find a fitting tribute for Albany civil rights activist Johnnie Johnson.
Either the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport or the Municipal Auditorium could soon bear Johnson’s name.
Two Georgia Congressmen have proposed a bill to overhaul a federal foreign guest worker program that many farmers use. The bill comes following labor shortages during the spring harvest, and it’s designed to make the program easier to use.