State Senate minority leader Robert Brown is running for mayor in the City of Macon.
He formally qualified Thursday at the Bibb County Board of Elections.
He’s served in District 26 for the last 20 years.
Governor Nathan Deal says labor shortages at some South Georgia farms could provide jobs for the unemployed. But agriculture and labor experts say harvesting jobs typically don’t appeal to many native-born workers.
A bitter, five-year-old dispute over where to expand the jail in coastal Glynn County appears to have a final resolution.
County commissioners formally voted to expand the jail away from downtown Brunswick.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed a class action lawsuit today against the state’s new immigration law. The legal complaint alleges that the statute pre-empts federal law.
The ACLU says the law is unconstitutional because it compels the federal government to act.