A number of counties statewide have made, or are considering, significant hikes in property taxes to make up budget deficits. It’s become a last ditch option for local governments that have already cut spending to the bone.
Congress did not extend funding for the Federal Aviation Administration Friday.
Passengers at Georgia airports won’t see delays or flight cancellations this weekend. But travelers could save some money.
Georgia’s obesity rate is on the rise according to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control.
The report released this week shows that in 2010 more than 30 percent of Georgians were obese.
That’s an increase of 3 percentage points over the previous year.