Voters in Albany and Savannah elected female mayors this year. They join Columbus and Athens as major Georgia cities led by women.
When Dorothy Hubbard takes the oath of office on January 9, she will be Albany’s first female mayor.
Georgians who lose their jobs next year could see smaller unemployment checks. Cutting back benefits would be part of the state’s plan to re-pay $700 million it borrowed from the federal government to cover unemployment reserves.
An outgoing member of Georgia's Department of Natural Resources Board says, Governor Nathan Deal is forcing him out for not rubber-stamping a pro-development agenda.
Newnan insurance agent Warren Budd pushed DNR officials to respond when a fish kill soiled the Ogeechee River.
Georgia cities and counties are preparing to comply with the state’s new immigration law. That will mean proving, among other things, they aren’t issuing contracts to companies that employ illegal immigrants. Some of the law’s provisions go into effect this weekend.
Georgia tied for fourth this year in fatalities among law enforcement officers. Officer deaths in the line of duty are up here and across the country.
Ten law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty in Georgia so far this year. That’s up from nine last year.
A new survey shows Georgia voters overwhelmingly against a proposal to put heavier trucks on the road.
AAA conducted the survey as Congress debates whether to increase tractor-trailer weight limits from 80,000 to 90,000 pounds.