Mon., November 12, 2012 3:56pm
A million dollars is flowing into north Georgia to help veterans avoid becoming homeless or find a place to live if they are. Two Georgia nonprofits are partnering to serve at least 400 veterans and their families in 16 counties stretching from Rome to Athens.
Thu., November 1, 2012 4:06pm
John Barrow is in the fight of his political life. But his conservative Republican challenger sees strength in new district boundaries and anti-Obama sentiment.
Tue., August 21, 2012 4:08pm
Three polls have seen a change in the top spot in the latest Georgia high school volleyball rankings. After a strong week, Whitewater takes over the Class AAAAA No. 1 spot, pushing previously top-ranked Pope down to No. 2.
Mon., August 6, 2012 3:01pm
Sgt. Thomas Jefferson Barksdale of Macon died on the battlefield in Korea 62 years ago. His remains have finally made their way home, thanks to advances in DNA testing.
Mon., August 6, 2012 5:57am
Georgia is receiving a 750 thousand dollar grant over the next two years to help returning veterans find jobs. Georgia could have as many as 80-thousand vets looking for work in the next few years.
Fri., July 27, 2012 2:38pm
62 years ago on July 27th, a cease-fire was declared in the 3 year long Korean War. Georgia veterans of that war were honored at the state capitol.
Tue., May 15, 2012 4:01pm
Military veterans living in state-run nursing homes will now have to pay a fee for care. It’s part of new legislation signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal.
Fri., April 27, 2012 4:34pm
Ft. Stewart soldiers and their families turned out in force to see their commander-in-chief. President Obama spoke to a crowd of thousands at the Army post near Savannah. He also signed an executive order aimed at preventing colleges from fraudulently marketing to veterans. First Lady Michelle Obama joined the President on the brief Georgia visit.
Thu., April 26, 2012 11:02pm
President Obama is traveling to Southeast Georgia's Ft. Stewart on Friday. Administration officials say, the visit is about adding new protections for veterans and military families swindled or misled by schools seeking their federal education benefits. The President is announcing initiatives aimed at reducing deceptive marketing to veterans.
Thu., April 26, 2012 2:43pm
Its soldiers fought in both world wars and in Vietnam, and now the Army's 47th Infantry Regiment is getting a stone monument placed outside the National Infantry Museum in west Georgia. A dedication ceremony was scheduled Thursday at the museum on Fort Benning. Veterans of the unit raised $22,000 to place the marker at the museum's outdoor Walk of Honor.