The Way We Were: Voting

...Although the weather was nice, the voting was difficult.Much of it centered around a write-in effort in the Georgia governor's race. Lester Maddox had the Democratic nomination. Bo Callaway was the popular Republican. And former Gov...

Poll favors Ga. governor, lawmakers

ATLANTA - The final day of the legislative session ended on a high note for Gov. Nathan Deal and lawmakers Thursday as a poll showed support for their efforts.

Auto dealers in Ga. and S.C. attract scrutiny

...flagged four businesses which then voluntarily complied with the law, federal records show. A spokesman for the Georgia Governor's Office of Consumer Protection was unable to immediately say whether the businesses were fined. Three businesses...

Augusta Commission District 7 candidates' voting records analyzed

...twice.Frantom said he did not remember exactly where he'd voted prior to the 2006 election for Augusta mayor and Georgia governor, but it was in Columbia County."As a commissioner I plan to vote every time" on city business, Frantom said...

Preachers try to stay execution

...than the day she walked into the prison."Deal has no formal power to stop executions. That was taken away from Georgia governors decades ago as a reform against the sale of pardons. Now the five-member Paroles Board has sole authority to commute...

RCBOE voices concerns over new 'failing' school legislation

Richmond County School Superintendent Angela Pringle and school board members voiced concern for Georgia Governor Nathan Deal's new "school opportunity zone" legislation Tuesday, with some saying it could "punish disadvantaged students...

Notable Deaths of 2014

...North Augusta and was a fixture there for 33 years. CARL E. SANDERSNOV. 16Sanders, the last Augustan to serve as Georgia governor (1963-67), was also a successful lawyer, state legislator, World War II combat pilot and college athlete...

Ex-Gov. Carl Sanders dies

Augusta native Carl Sanders, whose term as Georgia governor in the 1960s was marked with a progressive approach to civil rights, died Sunday in Atlanta. He was 89.Sanders, who had remained...

Former Gov. Carl Sanders dies

Carl E. Sanders, the last Augustan to serve as Georgia governor, has died, Gov. Nathan Deal announced today.Sanders, a successful Atlanta lawyer and former state senator, served from 1963...

2014 Election Night Updates

...8 million votes counted in Georgia, Governor Deal leads Jason carter 57 percent...updates to our stories on the Georgia governor and senate races are in.In...m.8 p.m. updates on the Georgia governor and senate races are in, check...