No Syrian refugees for Georgia, Gov. Deal says

ATLANTA - Georgia yanked back the welcome mat Monday as Gov. Nathan Deal announced the state will not accept Syrian refugees following Paris' deadly terrorist attacks Friday.

Morris: I won't apologize for voicing objections

...Carolina to this project may be as wide a 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...

Your Money: Tips to help apartment hunters choose a new place

...handy resource guide, is published by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and is available online at www.dca.ga.gov under Publications. If you are looking at other states, you can visit www.hud.gov and look under Find Rental Assistance...

Leaders of civil rights groups oppose Martin Luther King Jr. monument at Georgia mountain

...Confederate leaders engraved on the mountain outside Atlanta. Leaders of the organizations said they will meet today with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal to discuss the issue.The state authority that oversees the mountain and surrounding park said this week...

Augusta polling locations to change before Nov. 3 referendum

...Telfair St., and continues at the Warren Road, Brigham and Diamond Lakes community centers the week of Oct. 26.For more information, contact the elections office at (706) 821-2340 or go to My Voter Page at www.mvp.sos.ga.gov.

Georgia, Augusta area missing out on Medicaid, group says

...South Carolina, decided not to expand Medicaid, leaving many poor people without either option, and still uninsured.Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has said repeatedly that the state cannot afford the expansion. The federal government would pay 100...

Presidential candidates must protect academic and religious freedom

...Georgia legislation known as "Business and Education Succeeding Together," or BEST.A bit of history: In 2008, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue signed into law the Qualified Education Expense Credit bill. This legislation allowed the creation of...

Has the party left you?

...000 in my family's name all without asking me." Now where's the outrage?Do you remember former Democratic Georgia Gov. Zell Miller, who gave a speech in support of George W. Bush because he was so fed up with the Democratic Party...

Pre-K expansion, pay raises coming, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal hints

ATLANTA - "Signifi­cant," expensive changes to the state's pre-kindergarten program are likely, Gov. Nathan Deal said Friday.

MLK honor planned for Stone Mountain

...that makes reference to the 825-foot-tall hunk of granite: "Let freedom ring from Stone Mountain of Georgia." Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed off on the plans for the state park, but permission of King's heirs will also be required...