Planned Parenthood review ordered by Georgia governor

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday that he's ordered a state investigation into allegations that Planned Parenthood was selling organs from aborted fetuses. The organization denies the allegations.

They Way We Were: 1970

...high mercury levels.In the fall, Augusta's political prestige fell when city native Carl Sanders, the former Georgia governor, lost a re-election bid to a smiling south Georgia state senator named Jimmy Carter."My biggest asset is I'm...

Augusta-born governor recorded historic term in leading Peach State

...of the county unit system, Sanders was the first Georgia governor chosen by popular vote ? the first man from an urban...John F. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson. Unlike most Georgia governors, he also worked harmoniously with Mayor Ivan Allen...

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...

See flora, fauna and get tips at Sacred Heart Garden Festival

...Design" by William T. Smith of William T. Smith & Associates, landscape architect whose commissions includes the Georgia governor's mansion12:30 p.m.: "Dinner Table Designs" by Wesley Cadle of Cadle Interior Designs, the acclaimed interior...

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...