You can never truly say a bill has died until lawmakers gavel out of the legislative session and declare “Sine Die” as they do the last night of each year’s legislative session.
Buck Melton, Sr., the former mayor of Macon from 1975-1979 and one time Georgia gubernatorial candidate, is being remembered as an unsung hero of middle Georgia’s growth and prosperity. Melton passed away late Wednesday night at the age of 90.
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Morehouse College is joining a renewed national effort to educate and support young, African-American men.
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State lawmakers are in session four days this week and two days next week before they adjourn for the year.
So what’s happening with the session’s hot bills?
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Macon-Bibb County is celebrating a court victory in a long-running border dispute with its northern neighbor.
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A bill requiring food stamp and welfare recipients to submit to drug testing if suspected of illegal drug use has taken another step forward in the General Assembly.
The Senate Health and Human Services Committee narrowly approved HB 772 on Monday.
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Just when your GPB News Now correspondent thought things were a bit too quiet at the State Capitol, surprise action on this session’s gun bill spiced up the proceedings Tuesday.
The Junior League of Macon wants women to “Lean In” and read.
The group is hosting a community-wide book club from now through May. The book is Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s 2013 best seller Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead.
The Coastal Bank, based in Savannah, is merging with Ameris Bancorp. That’s the parent company of Ameris Bank. In a news release, the company says it will become largest community bank on the Georgia coast after the merger is complete.
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More than 38,000 Georgians signed up for coverage in the health insurance exchange in February, according to a federal report released Tuesday.