Posted: 01/17/2014 - Georgia lawmakers have agreed to move up the state primary to May 20, and the bill now heads to the governor for his signature.
Posted: 01/16/2014 - Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing the state employee health plan cover treatment of autism, a move applauded by advocates who say early intervention can improve behavior and quality of life.
Posted: 01/16/2014 - The Atlanta chapter of the NAACP hosted a gun buyback at Turner Field as part of a series of non-violence programs leading up to Martin Luther King Day.
Posted: 01/16/2014 - The Valdosta Symphony Guild will present the annual Tunes for Tots on Saturday, Jan. 18, in the Valdosta State University Fine Arts Building’s Whitehead Auditorium.
Posted: 01/16/2014 - Democratic state Sen. Jason Carter has proposed a referendum allowing voters to decide whether the state's education budget should be separate from the general budget.
Posted: 01/16/2014 - A Dougherty County adult became Southwest Public Health District’s first flu fatality for the 2013-2014 flu season, health officials confirmed today.
Posted: 01/16/2014 - Zoo officials say the bongo -- a species of antelope -- "briefly left his habitat" Wednesday afternoon.
Posted: 01/15/2014 - During the regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday, January 15th, the Brooks County School Board was presented a certificate of recognition by the Georgia School Board Association (GSBA).
Posted: 01/15/2014 - Atlanta's Hartsfield Jackson International Airport is now home to the first expedited security screening system in the Southeast.
Posted: 01/15/2014 - Michael J. Moore, US Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced that Wesley White, Sr., of Valdosta, Georgia, entered a plea of guilty on January 13, 2014, to possession with intent to distribute more than 28 grams of "crack cocaine".
Posted: 01/15/2014 - Atlanta airport officials plan to seek approval for improvements that would pave the way for free Wi-Fi for travelers.
Posted: 01/15/2014 - Deal will also be presenting his budget to a legislative committee later Wednesday.
Posted: 01/14/2014 - Democrat Michelle Nunn is proposing a lifetime ban on members of Congress becoming lobbyists in her bid for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat, and is pledging she'll never become a lobbyist.
Posted: 01/14/2014 - The Georgia state Senate has passed a version of a bill intended to move the state's 2014 primary election date to May 20.
Posted: 01/14/2014 - State officials say Georgians filed claims for an estimated $75 million in insured losses after temperatures in the region dropped well below freezing.
Posted: 01/14/2014 - An attorney for two people who received federal grand jury subpoenas for documents related to a state probe of ethics complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal says those documents are being sent.
Updated: 01/14/2014 - A resident on Pine Needle Drive noticed a person looking through their mailbox and quickly contacted 911 and provided a vehicle description.