As schools, colleges and universities prepare to open their doors for another year, they are being asked again to review their own books and cut costs further, plan furloughs or submit various spending plans to their directing agencies.
Gainesville's board of education likely will reconsider its participation in the city's tax allocation district early next week, meaning stalled plans to redevelop blighted areas of Gainesville soon could get back on track.
The number of people serving sentences of life in prison has grown dramatically in Georgia and across the nation in recent years, creating a huge fiscal impact on states, according to a new report from a prisoner advocacy group.
The model car lay shattered on the basement floor, its pieces scattered in every direction.
For weeks, a young Tod Peavy had tinkered and toiled and thought of nothing but this car. But his foster mother resented the red roadster. She hadn't given it to him. Instead, a holiday well-wisher purchased the present for an anonymous foster child, and caseworkers put the toy in the boy's hands for Christmas.