An Oklahoma-based band of Creek Indians wants US Indian Affairs officials to declare part of St. Simons Island Georgia's first federally-approved Native American reservation.
Gambling concerns could complicate their plans.
Nearly $2.5 billion in new federal transportation money has opened-up, and Georgia’s one of two dozen states bidding for a slice. If Georgia wins some of the cash, the state’s freight transportation network could benefit.
Newly proposed food inspection regulations would likely have little impact on Georgia’s meat industry.
The guidelines would require meat producers to keep products off store shelves until test results come in.
The rules cover processed meat that’s ready for eating.
This week, Richmond County sheriffs arrested 13 people for scalping tickets outside the Augusta National.
Practice round tickets can sell for as much as $500 on the street.
Scalpers lucky enough to get badges for the actual tournament can make thousands.
It's never been more expensive to be a farmer in Georgia, but the opportunity to make money is also rising.
That's according to Scott Angle, Dean of Agriculture and Environmental Science at the University of Georgia.
State regulators have delayed vote on a plan to protect consumers from cost over-runs at Plant Vogtle.
The proposal would tie Georgia Power’s profits to its ability to come in on time and at cost for its estimated 14 billion dollar nuclear expansion project.