A Michigan man has been arrested in connection to a jewelry store robbery at Arbor Place that started with a threat called into a local high school as a diversion.
Georgia public schools are set to receive about $1.7 billion in federal COVID-19 aid as part of a second round of relief spending Congress passed last month.
Gov. Brian Kemp’s new spending proposals will undo some of the cuts to public education made last year, attempt to spur economic growth in rural corners of the state and kickstart his health care plan that slightly expands Medicaid.
Rural broadband, pandemic recovery and election battles to come in Georgia’s legislative session highlighted the annual “Eggs and Issues” program held Wednesday by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
As local providers struggle to administer COVID-19 vaccines, Congressman David Scott said he is in Washington, D.C., “raising sand to get more” of it released.
The trial of a man accused of murdering South Georgia beauty queen Tara Grinstead moved forward Tuesday as Georgia Supreme Court justices heard arguments for why the state should pay for his expert witnesses.
Democratic lawmakers in the Georgia Senate have kicked off the 2021 legislative session with a resolution condemning the riot by supporters of President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol last week.
Douglas County has collected $12.7 million more in property taxes at the beginning of the new year compared to January 2020, the tax commissioner said Monday morning.
Georgia’s controversial election process will be one of the big issues the General Assembly tackles when it convenes Monday in Atlanta for the 2021 session.
The Georgia ethics commission voted unanimously Thursday to move forward with charges against a former state House candidate from Douglasville for not reporting thousands in campaign contributions.
Under the Constitution, there are two methods for removing a president’s power, and a local expert explained the difference between them.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the purchase of land Tuesday where a new Department of Driver Services office will be built.
Voters in Douglas County turned out in large numbers Tuesday for the closely watched twin runoffs for the U.S. Senate.
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners approved two contracts for street lighting on the west side of the county with Georgia Power during Tuesday’s virtual meeting.
Cobb & Douglas Public Health is converting Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta into a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination center beginning Thursday.
Innovation Compounding — an independent pharmacy based in Kennesaw — is helping accelerate the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out in Georgia. The pharmacy is scheduling appointments on www.VaxGeorgia.com and vaccinating health care professionals from the comfort of their vehicles.
Douglas and Cobb counties are in the midst of an “incredible surge of COVID-19 that is testing our hospitals with record numbers of hospitalizations.”
ATLANTA — Legislation the General Assembly passed in 2020 covering a wide range of subjects from health care to law enforcement to Georgia’s foster care system took effect with the new year.
It was bill-wrangling season in the state legislature, and Gov. Brian Kemp was visiting Germany to talk economic ties when word came that the virus spreading from China into Europe could pose a serious threat for Georgia.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp said Wednesday he’s focused on Georgia’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and next week’s runoffs for the state’s two U.S. Senate seats, calling everything else a “distraction.”
A Douglas County commissioner has cost the county’s taxpayers more than $170,000 in legal fees after he failed to comply with a settlement over social media posts.
Voters will return to the polls on Tuesday to choose two U.S. senators in twin runoff races that will determine which party controls the Senate for at least the next two years.
West Georgians should expect rain as they are ringing in a new year tonight, and doing so without the traditional events to celebrate.
Nursing homes in Georgia began receiving the first wave of COVID-19 vaccines on Monday, bringing relief to the state’s most vulnerable group of people who have been hit hard by the virus for more than nine months.
After discovering a dog wrapped in a garbage bag and thrown into a dumpster, a Villa Rica police officer has adopted and given the dog a loving home and a new name: “Christmas Miracle.”
Georgia’s two Republican U.S. senators say they back a $2,000 stimulus check for most Americans that President Donald Trump pressed for after Congress approved a much smaller payment last week.
Georgia investigators found no evidence of fraud in an audit of more than 15,000 absentee ballots in Cobb County stemming from a probe Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger launched earlier this month.
The Douglasville City Council voted unanimously Dec. 21 to deny a rezoning request to convert almost 100 acres on Riverside Parkway to industrial property.
As Jonathan Jefferson made his way to the stage at the Douglas County High theater for a National Signing Day photo op, Tigers coach Johnny White presented him with another accolade for his decorated career.