River group honored for effort

...seize private property to build the Palmetto Pipeline.? The grassroots opposition to the pipeline encouraged Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle to publically state their opposition to the project on May 7th.? Georgia's...

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.

By the Book: Story takes readers inside Georgia Governor's Mansion

...spider-in-the-corner perspective on the private lives of eight Georgia governors who resided at 391 W. Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead...includes a history of the various domiciles where Georgia governors have kicked off their loafers. Pity poor Gen. James...

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...

Jessica Boatwright

...Country Club, Georgia Ironworks, Fox Sports and Turner Broadcasting, and the U.S. Capital. She exhibited in the Georgia governor's office and Tour de Bloom in Paris, France. She is survived by her daughter: Truett Claussen Vondrak and husband...

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...

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...