An Atlanta man was arrested for taking over $4,000 worth of truck accessories from a Thornton Road dealership.
ATLANTA — Legislation establishing regulations for the fast-growing third-party food delivery industry in Georgia has been introduced in the General Assembly.
ATLANTA — As high-tech manufacturing plants – many in the electric vehicle and battery sectors – are lured to Georgia, affordable housing for workers is emerging as a key challenge.
ATLANTA — A sustainable building materials company will build a new headquarters in rural Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Friday.
ATLANTA — A bill tweaking a transportation project contracting option Georgia lawmakers authorized in 2021 will likely be among the first to hit the floor of either legislative chamber in a slow-moving start to the 2023 session.
The Douglas County School System’s top law enforcement officer said he believes procedures already in place would have prevented a school shooting like the one in Newport News, Va., earlier this month.
S.H.A.R.E. House, an area nonprofit, has been named the recipient of a $125,000 grant through the annual Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards program.
ATLANTA — Georgia Senate Republicans announced an agenda for this year’s legislative session Thursday that combines proposals recommended by GOP Gov. Brian Kemp with some of the Senate’s own initiatives.
ATLANTA — A legislative hearing about the “hoteling” of foster children in Georgia zeroed in the problems children in state custody face in getting health care.
ATLANTA — The state commission in charge of Georgia’s medical marijuana program adopted a rules Wednesday for the manufacture and sale of low-THC cannabis oil to patients suffering from a variety of diseases.
Turner Middle School eighth-grader Gabrielle Coner won the county spelling bee on Tuesday. School Principal John Chandler, Coner's mother, LaTonya Coner, and school spelling bee coordinator Kathy Middlebrooks pose with Coner in the school courtyard.
ATLANTA — A South Georgia lawmaker has introduced legislation into the General Assembly aimed at banning surface mining near the Okefenokee Swamp.
ATLANTA — Georgia House Republicans are backing legislation that would increase the statewide cap on income tax credits offered to donors to a fund that provides private school scholarships.
ATLANTA — A lawyer for a coalition of media outlets asked a Fulton County judge Tuesday to release the final report of a special purpose grand jury that investigated then-President Donald Trump’s alleged attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia.
WASHINGTON — Following a mass shooting on the eve of Lunar New Year in which 11 people in a predominantly Asian neighborhood in California were killed, President Joe Biden again urged Congress to pass legislation banning assault weapons.
WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Mike Pence is the latest top public official to have been discovered possessing classified material in his personal home, according to a letter his lawyer sent to the National Archives.
WASHINGTON – Challenges with the cash-strapped United States Postal Service sent many Americans to their wit’s end during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in communities reliant on the mail for essential goods.
The Douglasville Police Department is collecting items to assist Spalding County victims who suffered losses due to tornado damage two weeks ago.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Transportation is moving forward with its first project involving a new contracting option the General Assembly authorized two years ago.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s long-delayed medical marijuana program is about to take off, despite a spate of unresolved lawsuits from companies that lost out in the bidding for licenses.
When Douglas County Commission Chairman Romona Jackson Jones was asked about two economists giving the county high marks for its economy, she immediately gave two thumbs up.
Four members from Douglas County’s state delegation — Sens. Matt Brass, Mike Dugan and Donzella James and Rep. Kimberly New — have been assigned to leadership positions for the 2023 General Assembly session.
Douglasville City Councilman Terry Miller was recently appointed to the board of the American Institute of Architects Atlanta Chapter as public director.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) launched a 60-day public comment period Thursday on an Alabama-based company’s plan to mine titanium near the Okefenokee Swamp that has drawn intense opposition.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) plans to significantly downsize the largest women’s prison in Georgia and replace most of its capacity with a new prison.
ATLANTA — New Georgia House Speaker Jon Burns is taking a wait-and-see approach toward some key issues the General Assembly is being asked to consider during his first legislative session in the chamber’s top post.
With Georgia becoming a big draw for movie and TV productions, due largely to having risen to the top of list of states that offer the best tax incentives nationwide to that industry, metro Atlanta is increasingly a destination to those that work both in front and behind the cameras.
ATLANTA — The mental health of Georgians, especially children, took center stage Tuesday during the first day of state budget hearings at the state Capitol.
ATLANTA — Declining enrollment across the University System of Georgia is going to result in student funding formula cuts at most of the state’s public colleges and universities, system Chancellor Sonny Perdue said Wednesday.
ATLANTA — The Georgia Ports Authority handled a record 5.9 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) of cargo during the last calendar year, an increase of 5% over 2021.
ATLANTA — Georgia Republicans rode a strong ground game and a ticket of proven incumbents to overcome financial and demographic challenges in last year’s elections, according to a new report.