Georgia, SC officials react to immigration ruling

...immigration status of someone they suspect is not in the country legally. Those pushing for tougher immigration laws in Georgia hope the high court's support for that measure will free up a similar statute in Georgia's law that was put on hold by...

Over the river...to savings at Camp Grandparents

...attention, and better food. "If this economic trouble is bringing people together, that's a positive," said Georgia Hope Witkin, associate professor of psychology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and a contributing editor of the...

Derailing diabetes

...race around the Children's Program Room at the Barnwell County Public Library. Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia hope the 1-year-old might be a piece of the puzzle herself as they try to figure out how children develop type 1 diabetes...

Change in HOPE eligibility harms minority students

(Editor's note: Fewer students are expected to qualify for Georgia HOPE college scholarships because of a change in eligibility requirements. Previously, students could qualify for HOPE if they had...

Opinion columns
Graduates get chance for change

...organization and his institution. The graduates received 16 hours of credit, he said. The program is funded by the Georgia HOPE program and the Salvation Army, Mr. Lightfoot said. Graduates are guaranteed jobs in the restaurant field, Mr...

Road to recovery

...She generally uses a wheelchair but she's also able to move around with a walker. Doctors at the Medical College of Georgia hope to be able finish enough delicate reconstruction of her eye socket to fit her with a prosthetic left eye. These days...

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Across the area

...will include Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Georgia and Clemson University. Representatives from the Georgia HOPE Scholarship program also will be available to answer questions. RICHMOND COUNTY Agency to mark child-abuse month...

Metro | Evans High School | Greenbrier High School
Census Day is not deadline for sending form

...said. Even if the deadline has passed when the form is completed. Census takers in the area -- and the rest of Georgia -- hope to get as many forms returned as possible in the next few weeks, because so far Georgia has an unexpectedly low return...

Critics: HOPE favors wealthy students

...colleges and putting the state in the national spotlight. Even President Bill Clinton modeled a college tax break after Georgia HOPE. But critics complain HOPE is set up so wealthy students with no need for financial aid can get a full-tuition scholarship...

ASU takes on child prodigy

...shy of a perfect score. That score allowed him to enroll in any college or university in the University System of Georgia -- HOPE scholarship included. Tomasz is now a full-time freshman -- taking 25 credit hours toward a mathematics degree...