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...

Cheaper gas, longer holiday to send more Americans traveling this season

...million Geor gians will travel this season, according to AAA. Even though the travel period has yet to begin, the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety has already begun its year-end operation ? Operation Zero Tolerance ? of increased...

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...

Andrew Hunt offers alternative to veteran politicians in Georgia governor's race

ATLANTA - The barrage of negative advertisements about Republican Nathan Deal and Democrat Jason Carter is helping Libertarian Andrew Hunt make his case for a third alternative in the governor's race.

Deal, Carter hit each other's weak spots in Georgia governor debate

PERRY, Ga. - Republican Nathan Deal accused Democrat Jason Carter of being inexperienced and unproven while Carter zoned in on ethics complaints.

Pressure ramps up in Georgia governor's race as voter registration closes

ATLANTA - The campaign stops featured warm and fuzzy, feel-good settings, but the candidates for Georgia governor pounded each other rhetorically on Monday as voter registration closed and they prepared for their first head-to-head debate...