WASHINGTON - Summoned to success by President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled Congress approved historic legislation Sunday night extending health care to tens of millions of uninsured Americans and cracking down on insurance company abuses, a climactic chapter in the century-long quest for near universal coverage.
March 22, 2010|
From staff and wire reports
Economics professor Joel Potter will discuss global financial issues as part of North Georgia College & State University's Great Decisions lecture series, an annual discussion program produced by the Foreign Policy Association.
DAWSONVILLE - With spring festival season quickly approaching, you may be looking forward to picking up some boiled peanuts from a roadside vendor. In Dawsonville, you've got plenty of options, so many in fact that the City Council is worried it is out of control.
March 21, 2010|
By Frank Reddy
Times regional staff
In his seven years with the Gainesville Fire Department, firefighter and emergency medical technician Jonathan Sosebee went through the drills on how to treat a choking victim countless times. That training paid off last year.
While other kids their age enjoy time by the pool or engage in other summertime fun, 88 students participating in the Steps to College program are spending their summer hitting the books as a part of an enrichment program at the Gainesville campus of the University of North Georgia.
June 23, 2015|
By Hailey Van Parys