The idea of privatizing foster care was batted about during the last session, but ultimately lawmakers passed on that endeavor.
Paying for roads could be the biggest issue in 2015.
Efforts last year to defeat Common Core in Georgia were unsuccessful, but legislators are likely to discuss concerns that still exist regarding the education standards.
For every buzzword tossed about in recent years when talking about the economy, there is an equal and opposite epithet. And, sometimes, which is which depends on whom you're asking.
Every morning around 9 a.m., the snow machines at Lake Lanier Islands in Buford start pumping to ensure that visitors don't miss out on a white wintertime.
Within the first week of the new year, an inmate at the Arrendale State Prison in Habersham County earned her high school diploma while behind bars.
The first work week of January brought bitter cold temperatures to North Georgia. The second week will bring rain.
Gov. Nathan Deal's inauguration on Monday will be moved inside the Capitol building due to the threat of rain throughout the day.
Georgia Democrats have put the economy, health care and civil rights at the top of their legislative agenda for 2015 as they try to make inroads with state voters for future elections.
While Gov. Nathan Deal has not yet revealed specific plans for his second term - those details will come this week during several speeches he is prepared to deliver, including Monday's inaugural and Wednesday's the State of the State address - the broad aspects of his agenda become clear in his last go-round as Georgia's chief executive, and likely his last hurrah in politics.
Gainesville Police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating a homicide Saturday at the Sun Suites Hotel on Jesse Jewell Parkway.
Hall County firefighters put out a mobile home fire Thursday that damaged the residence and left it uninhabitable.
ATLANTA - Retaining caseworkers, managing workloads and improving communication between agencies dominated much of the discussion in the unveiling of the Child Welfare Reform Council's recommendations.
Feeding a beloved pet outside seems a common thing to do, but it could lead to a dangerous situation - an animal infected with rabies may venture into the yard.
In his speech at the state Capitol prior to the inauguration of Gov. Nathan Deal earlier this month, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle talked a lot about moral responsibility.
When law officers respond to a crime scene, language barriers can slow down an investigation if no translators are available.
Dual-enrolled students who are ready for college arguably are wasting some time in high school.
The young bowlers of the Northeast Georgia Youth Bowling League normally spend this time of year practicing for upcoming competitions and raising money to pay for the trips.
Two residents escaped an early morning house fire without injury south of Gainesville.
First, there are the traffic studies and plan reviews and recommendations. Then comes the inevitable backlash, the protest of residents fearing a hit to their quality of life.
The day was gray and gloomy, but a group of dedicated community members and volunteers have proven that Hall County is nothing but green.
Gainesville fire crews quickly put out a fire Friday night at the Church's Chicken on E.E. Butler Parkway.
Gainesville Police are looking for a man who has been missing since June 7 after a fight in the Skelton Road area.
The Gainesville man charged for driving under the influence in a crash that later killed a Lula councilwoman now has been charged with vehicular homicide.
A skunk has been tested positive for rabies following contact with two dogs in the Grove Street area of Lula.