A group of petitioners is calling for the ouster of Phil Kent, a member of the state’s new Immigration Enforcement Review Board. The seven member board has the power to investigate and fine local governments that don't comply with Georgia’s new immigration law.
The Obama administration has decided not to ask a federal appeals court in Atlanta for further review of a ruling striking down the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care overhaul.
Georgia has set an execution window for a condemned Albany man one day after Troy Davis was put to death.
Georgia Attorney General's spokeswoman Lauren Kane said Thursday that a judge has signed a warrant for Marcus Ray Johnson's execution.
New figures from the U.S. Census show poverty is rising in Albany’s Dougherty County faster than in any of the state’s largest counties. The county had the nation’s second-highest jump in poverty since 2007.
The state is asking a federal judge to dismiss part of Alabama’s lawsuit over Lake Allatoona.
Georgia’s lawyers argue an appeals court decision over Lake Lanier earlier this week renders the Allatoona claims obsolete.
Supporters and opponents of the Troy Davis execution squared off across a street from each other in Jackson.
Ultimately, by the time Davis died, police in riot gear outnumbered the vocal demonstrators.