On Friday, we told you that the halls of the state Capitol were getting crowded in a sure sign that the legislative session was moving toward the final, frenzied weeks. Here’s another sign: the debates on bills are getting longer.
Back in the day, bullies operated in the schoolyard. When they got the internet, they were able to operate pretty much anywhere; and in Georgia, schools' hands are often tied when it comes to cracking down on them.
Nearly five years after the Atlanta Public School cheating scandal, fewer schools in Georgia are being flagged for potential cheating.
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A new House member from Cherokee County is engulfed in quite the firestorm after introducing a bill that would eliminate restrictions keeping sex offenders away from areas such as playgrounds and schools. Rep. Sam Moore (R-Macedonia), who was sworn in on Feb.
In a session that was meant to be easy, breezy and controversy-free, the state Legislature is having its share of hiccups.
In a dramatic reversal, planning commissioners approved a demolition permit for a historic downtown Macon church Monday on a 3-2 vote.
A new Republican lawmaker apologized for a bill that would eliminate some restrictions on sex offenders. Representative Sam Moore (R- Ball Ground) spoke on the house floor Monday, asking for a second chance. But Republicans and Democrats continued to question his actions.
The President of the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials, or GABEO, has plans for a busy spring despite the legal cloud hanging over him.
Filming of a movie about the life of singer Gregg Allman appears to be hold after a fatal train accident near the Georgia Coast last week.
Sarah Elizabeth Jones of Atlanta, 27, was killed, and seven other crew members were injured Thursday on the set of the movie “Midnight Rider."
Some Georgia applicants for food stamps and welfare benefits would have to pass a drug test under a House bill that cleared a committee Monday on a 7-6 vote.
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The voices of lawmakers, lobbyists, staff and visitors are easy to hear throughout the Georgia State Capitol during the legislative session.
A pair of small earthquakes - the largest measuring at 4.1 magnitude - recently struck South Carolina, sending waves through surrounding states.
No one was injured, but we wanted to know if we should expect more of this along the Georgia coast.
The 40-day legislative session demands a great deal of time and commitment from Georgia’s legislators and their staff. Between hearings and meetings, lawmakers have little time for outside activities, particularly doctor’s appointments.