CSRA Economic Opportunity Authority receives $10.9 million grant for early childhood education

...thing about this that we were already moving to improve early childhood education here," Bernhard said. "The governor of Georgia and his wife have been very active in trying to improve education efforts in this state already. This grant will...

Jimmy Carter recalls rival Bo Callaway

...edge between the one-time political foes began to dull. And Carter's accomplishments -- becoming the 76th governor of Georgia in 1971 and the 39th president of the United States in 1977 -- easily trumped those of his longtime rival.Any...

Jimmy Carter grandson running for governor

ATLANTA - Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a Democratic state senator from Atlanta, plans to run for governor of Georgia next year.

Two grand events coming up this week

...Supreme Court from 1911 to 1916.? Carl Sanders was a prominent attorney, legislator and, from 1962 to 1966, governor of Georgia.? Jimmie Dyess was the recipient of America's two highest awards for heroism, the Carnegie Medal and the Medal...

Don't ignore will of public

...people's money.Members of the apparently all-powerful University System Board of Regents are appointed by the governor of Georgia. The current 18 regents of the University System appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal decided, at Azziz's apparent...

Museum symposium will honor three distinguished Americans

...former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders and Lou Brissie. Sanders served as a B-17 pilot during World War II, and as governor of Georgia from 1963 to 1967. He has had a lifelong commitment to his fellow citizens and has been very active in philanthropic...

Georgia, South Carolina not expanding Medicaid

...health care coverage."Eventually, it may enlarge to the point where I can't breathe," Playford said.The governors of Georgia and South Carolina have decided not to expand Medicaid coverage to more uninsured despite high rates of working...

Nine inductees announced for Academy of Richmond County hall of fame

...body's second-ranking officer.? George W. Crawford: Crawford was the only Whig Party politician to serve as governor of Georgia. He served from 1843-47. He was also a congressman and secretary of war in the Cabinet of President Zachary Taylor...

A century later, infamous Leo Frank case still stirs controversy

...happened to the main players in the Frank case? The chief prosecutor against Frank ? Hugh Dorsey ? became the next governor of Georgia. Frank's widow never remarried, and her relatives were so scared of anti-Semitic retribution that her cremated...

Rants & Raves

...your neighbors in court. Your neighbors really don't want to do that. Just be a good neighbor. WHAT IS THE GOVERNOR of Georgia and the Board of Regents thinking of? If an employee of either university had done what Azziz did, they would...