Mon., December 17, 2012 2:21pm
Georgia road-builders could start using a paving material made of coal ash from electric plants if a Southeast Georgia test project goes the way one utility wants. The Jacksonville energy company JEA is paving a private dirt road along the St. Mary's River in Georgia's Charlton County. Environmentalists say they can't think of a worse place to test a material that comes from coal and oil byproduct.
Tue., July 26, 2011 1:48pm
Rural Georgia post offices could close as the U.S. Postal Service shutters locations nationwide due to low revenue.
Wed., March 30, 2011 2:55pm
A new report finds, Georgia counties are just about as healthy as they are wealthy. It's from the annual County Health Rankings by the University of Wisconsin and the R-W Johnson Foundation. The study paints a map of Georgia that strongly links health factors like obsesity and smoking to lower-income areas where people are less educated and underemployed.
Thu., February 10, 2011 8:22am
The House has approved an $18 billion budget that funnels additional money to hospitals that care for large numbers of poor patients.
Tue., September 21, 2010 3:22pm
Work Ready has used about $1.4 million in stimulus funds. And the state has certified 56 counties as "Work Ready," meaning that they've met educational and other goals. Rural areas, however, have few employers that recognize the certificate and even fewer are hiring.
Mon., August 16, 2010 3:11pm
State officials are re-doubling efforts to promote tourism in Georgia. The fresh initiative takes special aim at small towns, like Quitman, near the border with Florida.
Wed., August 4, 2010 3:27pm
Seventy-five thousand rural customers will get broadband. The 13-million dollars comes from federal stimulus funds. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture says more needs to be done.
Sat., November 28, 2009 11:10am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is determining whether facilities