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Initial state rural broadband mapping shows less coverage than FCC

A federal map shows Lumpkin County with just a smattering of dark zones where residents and business owners lack access to broadband internet access. But...

Ga. Board of Regents approves budget cuts to farming programs

Georgia university programs were trimmed by about $27 million over the next two years after the state Board of Regents voted to approve the...

Senate seat belt study panel hears it’s tough to close back seat ‘loophole’

Georgia lawmakers studying new seat belt rules heard Wednesday that it could be a challenge to require passengers to buckle up in a vehicle’s...

All-GOP runoff in Coweta/Fayette state House special election

A hard-line Republican came out on top in Tuesday’s contest to replace state Rep. David Stover, narrowly edging out the apparent favorite in the...

Kemp urges coastal residents to fend off hurricane evacuation fatigue

Gov. Brian Kemp urged “hurricane-weary” coastal Georgians to take seriously his call to evacuate Monday evening even as Hurricane Dorian churned in place off...

Coastal Georgians getting acclimated to hurricane emergency declarations

Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency Thursday afternoon for 12 coastal Georgia counties as Hurricane Dorian loomed to the south in the...

Isakson resignation sets up two Georgia Senate elections in 2020

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, whose career as an elected official from Georgia spanned four decades, has announced he will resign at the end of...

Lawmakers pay tribute to long-time House Clerk Robbie Rivers

The tributes poured in for a former long-time clerk of the Georgia House of Representatives, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 68. Robbie...

State DOT rolls out 20-year transportation plan for freight growth

With the freight industry booming in Georgia, state officials are hashing out how to boost port, rail and trucking freight commerce in the state...

Top Ga. House Democrat says uphill fight to control chamber winnable

Do Georgia Democrats see a realistic opportunity to flip the state House of Representatives back to Democratic control for the first time in 15...
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