Leesburg native files contract compaint with California state government
Saying he is “grateful for the opportunities” American Idol afforded him, Phillip Phillips is suing to gain control of his career.
Law enforcement targeting Twitter account in investigation
The FBI and Atlanta police are investigating a Twitter account tied to a bomb threat at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Two teenagers have been arrested and a third is still on the run after they allegedly tied up the mother of one of the suspects and attempted to steal guns from her house.
During Deal’s State of the State address in Atlanta, he said he would create an education reform commission and proposed giving the state power to take over failing schools, something a top education offical did not support during his campaign last year.
The National Retail Federation announced Wednesday that holiday retail sales hit their highest peak since 2011 amid a boost of consumer confidence and lower gas prices.
In his State of the State address, Gov. Nathan Deal said great challenges require great cooperation.
Governor highlights prison reforms, charter schools in speech
Gov. Nathan Deal began his second term Monday by focusing on new beginnings for those residents who have lost their liberties and the youngest residents who are not yet old enough to exercise their political will at the ballot box.
Richard Woods, a Tifton resident, said he would use his 22 years of public school education experience, and as a former small business owner, to listen to students, parents and teachers and work with the governor, State School Board and General Assembly to improve education in Georgia.
Gov. Nathan Deal says protecting children is the ultimate goal
Creating a child abuse registry, adding pay incentives for DFCS caseworkers, and developing a “panic button’’ to increase safety for workers in the field are among the recommendations of Gov. Nathan Deal’s Child Welfare Reform Council.
Lawmakers and education officials agree that there’s one topic expected to dominate this year’s General Assembly when it convenes in a matter of days: Education. What’s unclear is how the myriad of issues will be resolved. One of the most challenging issues is how to deal with a growing level of children in poverty, which has grown by about 21 percent since 2002 to 62 percent — more than one million children — this school year, according to the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute.
Former president discussed Watergate scandal among other subjects
The University of Georgia’s Media Archives announced Thursday that it has used modern technology to create more access to rare interview with former President Richard Nixon.
Mercedes-Benz will move its U.S. headquarters to Atlanta from northern New Jersey, affecting about 1,000 employees.
Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, Dwight Yoakam, Jason Isbell, Old Crow Medicine Show and over a dozen other country music artists will perform on three stages during the two-day festival.
The vast majority of people who signed up for health coverage during the first month of open enrollment will receive financial assistance.
Security freezes for minors, additional fees for reckless driving among the new statutes.
- Metro unemployment rate hits 8 percent
- Time of change — and crisis — in the hospital world
- Deal extends tax-free holiday weekends
- Chick-fil-A’s new grilled recipe, entrée lineup set to “transform” menu
- Georgia unemployment claims in January at lowest point since ‘06
- Georgia reaches record numbers in international trade
- J. Mack Robinson remembered for kindness, humility
- Gov. Nathan Deal announces record job creation in Georgia
- Ga. 400 toll to end Friday
- Unemployment rate on the rise in June 4 comments
- US military Twitter account hijacked by ISIS supporters
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- ESPN anchor Stuart Scott dies of cancer at 49
- Keurig recalls more than 7 million brewing machines
- Musician Joe Cocker dead at 70
- Auburn football player Jakell Mitchell shot and killed; arrest made
- U.S. adds 321,000 jobs in Nov., most in nearly 3 years
- Flu vaccine may be less effective this winter
- Rolling Stones' sax player Bobby Keys dies
- Cyber Monday gets online shoppers hyped
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- Ga. unemployment rises to 7.2 percent
- David Pennington talks about race for governor
- David Perdue campaign stop