Georgia lawmakers should give last year's changes to the HOPE scholarship time to work before considering any new changes to the program, Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is calling for the state to produce another 250,000 college graduates by 2020.
A copy of the Ten Commandments could be posted in all Georgia government buildings and schools under a bill passed unanimously Tuesday by House lawmakers.
The Georgia Senate has approved legislation that could make the optional "In God We Trust" decals for state license plates free.
Agencies that illegally withhold records from the public would face more expensive fines under a rewrite of Georgia’s open government law that won initial approval Monday from a House subcommittee.
A few dozen people opposing legislation that would bar illegal immigrants from state colleges, universities and technical schools rallied at the Capitol.
Researchers who analyzed the heat-related deaths of 58 football players nationwide found the numbers dramatically increased in recent years, and that most deaths have occurred during morning practices.
Crude oil almost $110 a barrel
Rising gas prices threaten the worldwide economic recovery, but that prices are expected to keep rising into spring and summer. Ongoing strains with Iran keep heightening fears of another war in the Middle East, driving oil prices to almost $110 a barrel, and increasing gas prices in the U.S.
Georgia's Democratic Party Chairman has acknowledged the party was recently down to about a month's worth of operating expenses but has made adjustments that will keep the party in business through the spring.
More than 72,000 people have cast early ballots in Georgia's presidential primary. Secretary of State Brian Kemp's office said Monday that includes nearly 55,000 people who cast an early vote in person and around 17,500 who mailed in an absentee ballot.
An administrator from the Oklahoma higher education system has been named the chief academic officer for the University System of Georgia. Chancellor Hank Huckaby announced Monday that Houston Davis will start the job May 1.
The Georgia Senate is honoring American Idol runner-up Lauren Alaina.
Sex offenders would be banned from driving school and passenger buses under a bill passed by Georgia's House of Representatives.
Officials say construction to repair three military buildings damaged by a tornado should be completed by April 15, one year after the storm struck at Fort Benning.
A group of south Georgia leaders is pushing to establish a third state-run ocean port on the St. Marys River that forms the border with Florida.
Newton County News
- Newton Jail Blotter
- Newton Phone Poll for Dec. 8, 2013
- Newton Phone Poll for Nov. 24, 2013
- Newton Jail Log, Nov. 13-20
- Newton Citizen Poll for Nov. 17, 2013
- Newton Jail Log for Nov. 15, 2013
- Two killed in early morning crash in Newton County
- Newton Citizen Poll for Nov. 10, 2013
- Newton County blotter Oct. 30-Nov. 5
- JEFF MEADORS: Legendary figures populate Newton's past
- Newton Jail Log for Nov. 15, 2013
- Newton Jail Log
- Porterdale officer injured in traffic stop
- Newton Jail Log for week of Sept. 4 to Sept. 10, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 23, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 9, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for Aug. 2, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for July 26, 2013
- Rockdale Jail Blotter for July 19, 2013
- Newton County Jail Blotter for July 19, 2013
- East Metro Board of Realtors inducts officers for 2014
- Caribbean restaurant Golden Krust opens in Conyers
- TONY WILSON: Be aware that rate quotes on healthcare.gov may conflict
- Santa comes to Stonecrest
- Chamber re-schedules health care reform session
- TONY WILSON: Health care exchange website lacking in health plan details
- TONY WILSON: Health care reform means some will lose their health plans
- Hogs, Hens and Heifers Bar-B-Que opens in Conyers
- Christmas Decor franchisees offer free services to military families
- New businesses move into Wall Street office park