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DOT official says pandemic might change commuting habits for good

Georgia highways and side streets that usually bustle with traffic remained mostly clear of congestion over the last couple of months as drivers stayed...

State’s biggest money state House race takes new form during pandemic

A five-way primary contest to represent a north Atlanta state House district is fueled by nearly a quarter of million dollars as two veteran...

Georgia job losses ease, ranks of idled workers still at historic...

This post was updated at 4:15 p.m. June 4 to include remarks from the labor department's afternoon press conference. Fewer Georgians filed new unemployment claims...

Rep. Collins, Stacey Abrams spar in virtual hearing over voting rights

WASHINGTON — Two high-profile Georgia politicians quarreled over voting rights on Wednesday during a virtual U.S. House hearing over ensuring access to the polls...

State lawmakers plan to resume 2020 legislative session June 15

Georgia lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol on June 15, more than three months after they abruptly suspended the 2020 legislative session...

Kemp calls for peace, hearing looms for men charged in Arbery...

The three men accused in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery are scheduled for a preliminary hearing in Brunswick Thursday and the governor is counting...

PSC gives utilities OK to once again cut service to delinquent...

Utility customers who have fallen behind on their electricity and natural gas bills during the COVID-19 crisis could have their service cut off starting...

Beach conference season ebbs as pandemic keeps pols, lobbyists at bay

This is usually the beach convention season time of year for lobbyists, state lawmakers and members of affinity groups who gather on Georgia’s coast...

More coronavirus restrictions to end, bars and nightclubs can open Monday

Gov. Brian Kemp Thursday gave the green light for amusement parks, bars, nightclubs and small event venues to reopen next month if they abide...

Many ballots still unreturned with election less than two weeks away

Less than half of the Georgia voters who requested absentee ballots returned them so far, causing the state’s chief voting official to urge voters...
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