Georgia's home-schooled students seek admissions equality

...that asking home-schooled students to jump through more hoops is really discouraging."The University System of Georgia does require home school students using unaccredited programs to prove "high academic rigor", but USG Chief Auditor and...

Just picture this

...citation.South Carolina school districts such as Aiken County's already have discussed installing cameras. Though Georgia does not have a similar bus-camera law, officials in Richmond County schools plan to install cameras for testing purposes...

Medical residency changes proposed

...That rises to two of three if the resident also attended medical school in that state, according to the report. Georgia does even better ? last year it retained 80.9 percent of residents who graduated from a Georgia program and who also graduated...

Division of Family and Child Services suggests assessing age, maturity level before leaving child unattended

Like many states, Georgia does not have a law mandating a cutoff age for leaving a child unattended at home or in a car. But child care experts and law enforcement...

City administrator candidates talk strange line

...the candidates don't get involved in politics.Stephen Layson, the chief administrative officer of Bibb County, Ga., "does not get caught up in political issues."Janice Allen Jackson, a former manager of Albany, Ga., and current principal...

Where does Ga. stand in exchange enrollment?

...population in the nation. Both those Midwestern states, though, have much lower rates of uninsured residents than Georgia does.Two states with slightly lower overall populations than Georgia fared better. One, Michigan, enrolled 75,511...

Closure of Georgia hospitals endangers quality mental health care

...mentally ill. The federal government, in turn, has been criticized for failing to fulfill its duty to ensure that Georgia does what is best for patients and public safety. The U.S. Department of Justice, to date, has ignored the closure...

Richmond County's handicap parking enforcement lags behind Columbia County

...ing Af fidavit," said Nick Gen esi, the communications director for the Geor gia Department of Revenue.He said Georgia does not track the deaths of permit holders, and an applicant doesn't need a doctor's note to receive a permit. However...

Proposal cuts back Ga. doe hunting season

ATLANTA-Georgia's deer hunters would get 25 fewer days to seek does, but they don't mind the reduction. They requested it.

Columbia County tops Georgia in physical activity, ranks high in life expectancy

...modest increases in obesity," Murray said. "There are examples in southern Georgia that are quite the opposite. So Georgia does stick out as a state that has marked diversity."Seeing improvements in physical activity does give the researchers...