Republican State Representative Allen Peake says Democratic State Senator Robert Brown owes him an apology after suggesting a Democrat who recently switched parties to become a Republican is sympathetic to the Ku Klux Klan.
On Friday at 5:00pm bids are due for the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in Macon. Only two cities, Athens and Macon are expected to bid. Athens is also trying to get the Music Hall of Fame moved to their city.
The state agency that investigates and prosecutes bad judges is running out of money. The head of the Judicial Qualification’s Commission says they needs 50-thousand dollars in emergency funds to keep working.
Sonny Perdue's legacy was written on two election nights.
In 2002 he entered the history books as Georgia's first Republican governor since Reconstruction. This Nov. 2, Georgia voters went to the polls and effectively validated GOP rule, ushering in a Republican state government.
When the upcoming legislative session gavels open, Chatham County leaders will ask for a change in the law regarding utility franchise fees.
County leaders say, the law makes some residents pay a fee that doesn't benefit them.
Georgia's population grew by 18.3% in the last decade, to a total of 9,687,653 as of April 1, 2010. In 2000, Georgia's popluation stood at a total of about 8.2 million. With the increase, Georgia gains one seat in Congress, to a new total of 14.