Morris: I won't apologize for voicing objections

...coalition as I've seen. It includes state and local politicians, led by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, as well as business leaders, environmental groups and families whose property has been in their families for generations. Even the Georgia...

Georgia has jobs, needs trained workers, business leader says

BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- Georgia has 144,000 open jobs but employers have a lot of trouble in filling those jobs, a manufacturing executive told business and vocational education leaders.

Majority in poll support tax package

...monitoring the projects," Masters said.The pro-tax campaign has drawn support from across the county, from wealthy business leaders and city contractors who funded pro-sales tax efforts to the county Democratic Party.Party Chairman Lowell Green...

Legislature to ask state's high court to withdraw deadlines on education funding case

...realize the progress being made by 17-member task force he created last January, which includes House members, business leaders and educators, including Spearman. Its chairwoman, Rep. Rita Allison, said the group is on schedule to submit...

Xi says 'without reform' no progress for business in China

...Warren Buffett and other top American and Chinese business leaders, vowing that his country would work to remove barriers...property protections.Xi's conference with the business leaders in Seattle marked the beginning of a busy day. He...

9/11 remembered in Augusta area

...already starting to forget or become numb.Across the Savannah River, members of the North Augusta High School Future Business Leaders of America and Navy Junior ROTC held a 9/11 tribute service.John Cass Thomas, North Augusta Public Safety's...

EPA sets stricter limits on smog-causing pollution

...limits on the smog-causing pollution linked to asthma and respiratory illness, drawing swift condemnation from business leaders and Republicans who warned of damage to the economy.The Environmental Protection Agency said the new standard of...

Aiken school district says 90 percent of senior students earn career readiness certification

...communicate in ways that encourage workforce development and parental involvement," Alford said. "Parents and business leaders want to know that students are gaining valuable and employable skills. "Because of (state leaders') efforts regarding...

Test results show 88 percent of last year's 11th graders earned work-skills certificate

...directly after high school or a college education.Those pushing to toss the High School Assessment Program included business leaders as well as advocates for children with disabilities. They argued the exit exam can be the lone hindrance for students...

Regents make it Augusta University

...and despite immediate howls of protest. Frustration with the name coalesced into that Save the A campaign led by business leaders to rename the school the "University of Augusta." That later led to a compromise by school officials to use Georgia...