On the Monday, Dec. 4 edition of Georgia Today: Republicans push forward their new congressional maps; public hearings begin on Georgia Power's price hike, which is meant to fund the state's nuclear reactors; and a Georgia resident is shortlisted for Time Magazine's 2023 Person of the Year.
Governor Brian Kemp and Georgia's top Republican leaders want to speed up an already-planned cut in the state income tax rate.
The first update in 11 years of the US Department of Agriculture's "Plant Heartiness Zones" shows half the state getting warmer.
The PSC began three-days of public hearings on how much Georgia Power customers should pay for cost overruns at Plant Vogtle.
The Macon Mental Health Matters initiative includes mental health counseling for both individuals and families, financial counseling, conflict resolution and non-traditional mental health activities like yoga, pop-up gyms, training, and parenting. These services are offered in the community at no cost to the client. And they increase the opportunity for access to care.
Georgia Republicans are advancing a proposed congressional map that maintains their party's 9-5 majority in the state's congressional delegation. A Senate committee voted 7- 4 along party lines on Monday to send the map to the state Senate for more debate.
Fish sampling is essential to understanding the health of the river but is seldom done in this stretch of the Chattahoochee near Columbus, Ga.
It’s the latest clinic to open as part of the Mercer University School of Medicine's efforts to strengthen rural health care.
Georgia's Republican governor and legislative leaders want to speed up an already-planned cut in the state income tax rate. Gov. Brian Kemp, Lt. Gov. Burt Jones and House Speaker Jon Burns said Monday that they support a plan to create a flat income tax rate of 5.39% starting Jan. 1.
A proposed redraw of Georgia’s Congressional districts would add more majority black districts but keep the existing split of Republicans and Democrats.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an updated map showing new zones for plant hardiness.
With help from the Mercer University School of Medicine, a once vacant doctors office in Taylor County is now open again and taking patients.
The organization will be rebranding to “Birds Georgia,” but their goal of defending wild birds and their habitats will remain.
The new map is the first update since 2012.
Georgia Republicans want to redraw the state's congressional districts to create a new court-ordered Black majority district while maintaining the current 9-5 Republican congressional majority. The proposal released Friday shows they are again targeting Democratic U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath's district for wholesale transformation.
A protester is in critical condition after setting themself on fire outside the Israeli consulate in Atlanta. A security guard who tried to intervene was also injured.
A resolution passed the Georgia Senate during the special session today expressing support for the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center, also known as Cop City.
The state Senate has passed a resolution supporting the controversial planned police and firefighter training center in Atlanta.
Georgia attorneys are remembering former US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, who died today, as a trail-blazer.
A new World AIDS Day report finds if current trends continue, global targets on ending the disease by 2030 might not be met.
In an October ruling, U.S. District Judge Steve Jones ordered the legislature to draw five additional Black-majority districts in the House and two additional Black-majority districts in the Senate to accommodate increases in Georgia’s Black population in the last decade. On Friday, Republicans said their new maps honor Jones’ ruling.