Haley surgery means Democrat temporary governor

...unclear when a South Carolina governor last transferred authority to the lieutenant governor. Former Gov. Mark Sanford...chairman of the Republican Governors Association. McConnell...McConnell became lieutenant governor in 2012 after Ken Ard resigned...

Tentative agreement reached on South Carolina Common Core

...nationalization of public education, though it's not federal. The initiative was led by governors and superintendents, through the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers. However, the Obama administration...

Owner of Augusta's Goodale House offers access to home in online fundraiser

...and the Civil War. They founded not only Augusta, but influenced the makings of this country from its birth. They were Governors, Senators, Representatives, Heads of Medical Institu tions and even a President Elect."According to Historic Augusta...

Augusta voters to see few local races on Nov. 4 ballot

...includes a small part of Richmond County.Voters also will decide statewide partisan contests for governor, U.S. Senate, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general and commissioners of insurance, labor and agriculture.

Gov. Haley urges Atlantic Beach to end Bikefest after fatal shootings

...opportunity in Atlantic Beach," the governor said. "But instead of talking about...council members had no questions after the governor's brief comments. Evans said the council...you do that, I need your help," the governor said.The $60,000 or so the town...

Jack Kingston's Senate runoff loss means less clout in Washington for Georgia

...Deal wins re-election, Georgia will have an open race for governor in 2018.Overton said she would like to see Kingston consider...desire to run another statewide campaign. Johnson ran for governor in 2010, finishing third in the GOP primary."You put your...

The Way We Were: 1960s Augusta

...turmoil of a turbulent American decade.But not for long. The race riot that would burn parts of downtown and prompt the governor to send in the National Guard and ask James Brown for help was months away. DO YOU REMEMBER?What can you recall from downtown...

Gov. Deal chides president over lack of communication of young migrants in Ga.

ATLANTA - Georgia's governor on Thursday chided the president in...for failing to communicate with the governor's office before sending unaccompanied...Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell, the governor wrote.More than 57,000 minors...

Sheheen wants to dedicate 5 percent of South Carolina's budget to roads; doesn't want gas tax increase

COLUMBIA - Demo cratic candidate for governor Vincent Sheheen has his own plan to raise...Transportation to make it more accountable to the governor and the Legislature.Republican Gov...she is glad Sheheen supports what the governor has always backed ? finding money already...

Carter blasts Georgia governor over ethics complaint memo

...investigation of complaints against the governor demonstrates a "pattern of intimidation...interference on the part of the governor's office," Democrat Jason Carter...willing to apparently investigate the governor's office and what is clear misconduct...