Authorities in Georgia and South Carolina are teaming up this weekend to target impaired drivers and protect the 1.2 million motorists in the two states who plan to travel in what AAA projects will be one of the busiest Labor Days in recent memory.
Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Chris Carr spoke Thursdsay during the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce quarterly economic luncheon.
THOMSON - When the Georgia Department of Economic Development spends $1 on marketing to international travelers, it is the biggest bang for that buck.
The Red Carpet Tour, now in its 55th year, switches to site consultants, not business owners, to tout Augusta and state.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal spent more than $12,000 in taxpayer funds to fly members of the media with him to Augusta to survey ice damage.
If you're traveling through South Carolina or Georgia this Thanksgiving weekend, expect to see the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Georgia State Patrol out in full force.
ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers face little scrutiny and few standards when they claim upward of $1 million annually in expense pay under a system that relies heavily on their honesty.
A $60 million wood pellet manufacturing plant is expected to create 35 jobs in Sandersville, Ga.
Finding good help will be one of the biggest challenges the new commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice, Avery Niles, will face with a tight budget, according to his predecessor.
Baldwin County sheriff's deputies have arrested the administrative operations coordinator of the Sandersville regional youth development center in connection with the theft of state funds.