A new bill would require unemployed Georgians to volunteer at non-profit organizations or risk losing jobless benefits. But that likely violates federal law.
Under the bill, anyone receiving unemployment benefits would have to volunteer for 24 hours a week.
Secretary of State Brian Kemp has dismissed Monroe County's effort to appeal the findings in its border dispute with Bibb County.
The Telegraph reports Kemp ruled Wednesday that Monroe County's motion for reconsideration wasn't allowed under the law that outlines border disputes.
Savannah mayoral candidate Jeff Felser relishes being an underdog.
The 48-year-old attorney and City Council member claimed that position when he came in second place in November's six-way ballot for the city's top elected position.
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.