While efforts by new Attorney General Sam Olens have aimed at shining more light on government -- something we applaud here at the opening of Sunshine Week -- a much less visible effort is being launched in the Georgia Senate to hide critical information from the public.
What started as a kind gesture of friendship between two different cultures has literally blossomed over the past 30 years into an event which draws tens of thousands of people -- the annual Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival.
City officials talked about changes to a zoning ordinance this week.
Most of the sighs and silent head shaking during Saturday's legislative meeting came from discussion about looming tax hikes on the horizon.
Residents from Rockdale County and nearby communities will have the chance weigh in on the region's 30-year plan for land development and transportation needs with a planned town hall meeting here next month.
Newton County's 14th elementary school will be named Flint Hill or Airport Elementary School.
Editor's Note: This is the final story in a multi-part series on projects that will be funded if SPLOST 2011 is approved by voters in the March 15 Special Election. The SPLOST is expected to generate $57.6 million over a six-year collection period.