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.
Authorities announced this week that they are joining forces to keep all roads and waterways safe during the Independence Day holiday, which statistics show is one of the deadliest weeks of the year.
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.
The interim director of the Youth Development Campus in Augusta has been dismissed, and two new appointments have been made.
ATLANTA - Georgia officials are exploring whether the state could expand its use of for-profit companies to hold down ballooning Medicaid costs and better coordinate care.
Gov. Nathan Deal is asking state agencies to find an additional $553 million in reductions through June 2014.
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.
ATLANTA - A team of 20 GBI agents has been conducting staff interviews since 5 a.m. Tuesday at the Augusta Youth Development Campus, where a 19-year-old was beaten to death in November.
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.