Georgia House Speaker Glenn Richardson acted quickly Thursday to clear the way for state Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, to vote by proxy in next week's vote for speaker and other party officers of the GOP.
There was a 63 percent increase in illegal immigrants deported from Georgia and the Carolinas in the 12 months ending in October, and thousands of criminals were tagged for removal from the country upon their release from prison, federal officials said Thursday.
November 10, 2008|
From staff, wire reports
Sporting a dark United States Air Force pilot suit, Maj. Jason Rue told Lanier Career Academy students of his days in combat in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan at an assembly emphasizing the importance of Veterans Day.
Hall County officials are now moving unilaterally on a proposal to scrap the Civil Service Board after the proposal stalled in the state legislature. The board hears and decides disciplinary appeals brought by terminated or demoted employees.
The cost of the proposed Glades Reservoir in North Hall has already exceeded $15 million, and taxpayers will likely soon pump more money into the project on consulting fees and additional environmental studies.