ATLANTA - The Associated Press sat down recently with the two Republicans competing for Georgia's open Senate seat to discuss three key issues. Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue will meet in a runoff July 22, and the winner will face Democrat Michelle Nunn in the fall. Below is a discussion on tax reform and how to tackle the nation's $17.5 trillion debt. Candidate remarks have been edited in some places for length.
As the Georgia prison system begins to enact re-entry measures touted and signed by Gov. Nathan Deal, the juvenile system is seeking to provide early intervention toward gainful employment and away from crime.
The Fourth of July weekend has been calm on Georgia lakes so far, the Department of Natural Resources reports.
Buzzing off the runway onto the grass, Covington resident Willie Williams slowly parked his blue Zodiac in a long line of Cessnas and biplanes at Saturday's Cracker Fly-in at Gainesville's Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport.
Northeast Georgia residents celebrated the Fourth of July on Friday, with the American Legion Paul E. Bolding Post 7's fireworks display being one of the highlights. Laurel Park on Lake Lanier in Gainesville was the site for the annual pyrotechnics, which also included an offseason visit from Santa Claus.
The cost of providing medical and disability care for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is growing with each passing day, and peak spending will not occur for another 30 to 40 years.
Temperatures were hot, but an occasional breeze cooled things a bit, and the grassy hillside offered scenic views of Lake Lanier.
The content may be free to end users, but website design and maintenance take time and cost money. It's no exception for area county and city governments, with thousands of tax dollars spent for original design or redesign work.
The iconic image of Rosie the Riveter working in factories and keeping the country's economic engine running while young men fought overseas in World War II remains a staple of American lore.
ATLANTA - The Associated Press sat down recently with the two Republicans competing for Georgia's open Senate seat to discuss three key issues.
Investigators with child protective services have been ordered to work at least eight hours per week of overtime to address 3,300 overdue cases statewide.
A person who was reported to have drowned has been found safe, according to Hall County Fire Services.
Athens Street at the railroad crossing will be closed from Monday to Aug. 1 in Gainesville, the city has announced.
The three men slipped out of their vehicles as the passenger van rolled up at daybreak Tuesday at the Big Lots in Gainesville.
As boaters take to the water in droves, one captain, as he styles himself, is hoping his Lake Lanier business stays afloat in the minds of boaters who drink alcohol in America's honor.