Emergency management officials ask Georgia residents to stock winter weather supplies

...need."Make sure you have a plan so if you do get stuck inside your home and can't leave, you'll have everything you need," she said.More information, including checklists and instructional videos, is available at ready.ga.gov.

Ramblin' Rhodes: Sanders was gentleman who made Augusta better

...about to hang up the phone after talking with former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders in 1999 for a series of articles in The...Georgia Senate from 1956-62.He ran against former Georgia Gov. Marvin Griffin in late 1962 and won by 162,000 votes...

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal celebrates win, lays out second-term priorities

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday that his second term will include a deliberate approach to reviewing how Georgia funds K-12 schools, one day after defeating Democrat Jason Carter.

Atlanta readies for reaction to Ferguson case

...infamous 1906 rampage.State leaders have occasionally overreacted to the possibility of violence. Fearing a riot, Georgia Gov. Lester Maddox, a segregationist, ordered police to protect the state Capitol in Atlanta during the funeral procession...

Gov. Nathan Deal, David Perdue visit Augusta during state tour

Job growth and economic success were Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's and U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue's talking points during a campaign stop at Daniel Field on Monday...

Thomson distribution center to move

A distribution center located in Thomson for more than 30 years will move to west Georgia.Georgia Gov. Nathan deal announced W.S. Badcock Corp., one of largest privately held furniture retailers in the United States, will...

Georgia's rural hospitals teeter as solutions are debated

...next year or two, according to a group representing rural hospitals.While some say expanding Medicaid could help, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said he is against expanding "entitlements" and would rather see more poor people get subsidies to buy...

Georgia Regents University's J. Harold Harrison, M.D. Education Commons celebrated

...13 million more in donations toward the $76 million building. That also included $42 million in state funding, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said."These are the kinds of public-private partnerships that truly advance education in our state...

New gas line proposed for Alabama, Georgia, Florida

...political committees have donated several thousand dollars to politicians, including Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.The plan faces some corporate opposition. A compressor station forcing gas through the pipe near Albany...

Last day to register to vote in Georgia general election

...from Oct. 27 through Oct. 31, with the final day to vote advance or by mail Oct. 31.For more information, contact the Board of Elections office at (706) 821-2340 or visit www.augustaga.gov/boe or http://mvp.sos.ga.gov/