Jimmy Carter's grandson says the former president remains in good spirits three months after entering end-of-life care at home. Jason Carter says his grandfather follows public discussion of his legacy and even enjoys regular servings of ice cream.
A process recently implemented by Georgia state lawmakers to examine how county officials handle elections is likely unsustainable without more resources or reforms, according to the panel that did the first review under the law.
In Gwinnett County, Peachtree Farms is providing job opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to work with produce and animals.
Both Republican incumbent Brian Kemp and Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams are touting education proposals in Georgia's race for governor. But polls show K-12 education trailing among voter concerns in Georgia this year.
Amid criticism of other voting changes, few noticed in 2021 when Georgia lawmakers shortened the period between an election and a runoff from nine weeks to four weeks. But the change is leaving less time to vote early before the state's June 21 runoff.
The Teacher of the Year in Georgia's largest school system is quitting his job.
The state House passed a GOP-drawn Gwinnett County commission map Thursday which would give their party more say on the board, but Democrats say the move flies in the face of long-established legislative norms.
The Georgia State Senate passed a controversial bill that would require Gwinnett’s school board elections to be nonpartisan.
The drama of last year’s special redistricting session played out writ small Tuesday morning as the Republican-led House Governmental Affairs Committee passed a redrawn map for Gwinnett County’s Board of Commissioners despite objections from the Democratic majority of the county’s legislative caucus and the commissioners themselves, who are all Democrats.
Legislation intended to keep politics out of school board elections advanced out of the Georgia Senate Rules Committee and is expected on the Senate floor on Wednesday.
The House passed a bill on Thursday which would support the incorporation of the city of East Cobb, clearing its fate to be decided by the Senate.
State Sen. Emanuel Jones, D-Decatur, said Dixon’s bill is designed to dilute minority voting power in one of the state’s most diverse counties.
Georgia Democrats didn’t get the big blue tsunami they were hoping for on Election Day, but they did plant a flag in the once reliably red northern Atlanta suburbs of Cobb and Gwinnett counties.
These counties elected Democrats to offices up and down the ballot, sending two Democratic Congresswomen to Washington in an otherwise gloomy congressional election for the party. They also played a major role in apparently backing a Democrat for president in Georgia for the first time since 1992.
Georgia's largest school district has confirmed that around 260 employees have either tested positive for Covid-19 or have been exposed.
Union City Mayor Vince Williams is frustrated. He and other Fulton County mayors say the county is denying cities their rightful share of federal aid they need to help their residents and employees during the coronavirus pandemic.