Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:GEORGIA GOV. Nathan Deal might not go down in history as one of the state's best, but you're fooling yourself if you think Jimmy Carter...

Jenkins County adding 100 jobs with plant expansion

An aluminum manufacturing facility in Jenkins County expects to add 100 new jobs as it expands existing operations there over the next three years, according to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.

Augusta phosphate maker wins state manufacturer of the year honor

...and workforce excellence."These three winners are emblematic of what's great and happening in manufacturing in Georgia," Gov. Nathan Deal said. "They create value through jobs, stimulate business throughout the supply chain and are good...

Governor says he will sign transportation funding proposal

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday that he will sign a transportation funding bill expected to raise $900 million for the state's infrastructure...

Proposed Palmetto Pipeline demonstrates no pressing public need

...State Utilities Engineer Mike Bolden, mbolden@dot.ga.gov, and Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry, mcmurry@dot.ga.gov. (The writer is a senior attorney with the Southern Environmental...

Report shows mediocre marks for Ga. charter schools

...there to provide choice for choice's sake," she said. The reports are available on the web: https://scsc.georgia.gov/2013-2014-scsc-academic-accountability Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact...

3rd Boshears inducted to the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame

...football coach Frank Inman. Bo shears first drove back and forth to Athens before his father recommended flying.Former Georgia Gov. Carl San ders, of Augusta, once said Bo shears was the only student he knew who went to college in a Comanche...

Lawmakers rush to award tax break for Mercedes-Benz in chaotic final session

...S. headquarters from New Jersey to metro Atlanta, partly to be closer to its manufacturing facility in Alabama. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, a Republican, offered roughly $23 million in state incentives to lure the Mercedes-Benz headquarters...

The Artside: Hear Hartough speak about golf art

...governor's office as part of the Art of Georgia II: Portraits of Community exhibit featuring artists from northeast Georgia. Gov. Nathan Deal and his wife greeted the artists in a ceremony March 30. The works chosen by the Georgia Council for...

Unisys finalizes Port Royal lease

...November that the new service center would locate in Augusta and bring 700 jobs over a five-year period. At that time, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said the center would go into the Port Royal building - a claim that the company did not confirm until...