Georgia governor proposes spending $50 million more on pre-kindergarten to reverse cuts

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal said he wants to spend $50 million to reverse cuts to Georgia's pre-kindergarten program that increased class sizes and cut teacher pay.

Test your knowledge of August in Augusta

...quiz. See whether you know the answers about these local events, which all took place in August.1. This future Georgia governor came to Augusta in August 1940 to make his first political speech as a last-minute substitute for his ailing father...

Elizabeth Cheatham

...the Cherokee Chapter of the DAR, a member of St. Phillips Cathedral, Atlanta, GA, and long time hostess at the Georgia Governor's mansion. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date at the St. James Episcopal Church, Clayton...

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...

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...

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...

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...