Haley opposes $500 million borrowing bill

...financing on the 15-year bonds is akin to a mortgage.He said he's disappointed that the relationship between the Republican governor and the Legislature's GOP leaders has again become contentious."I don't want to fight, but I do want to take care of...

Patricia Costen

...faculty member at Georgia State University. She also served on the Georgia Board of Physical Therapy when Jimmy Carter was Governor. In 1972, she met and married LTC. Charles B. Costen (US Army Ret.). They were happily married for 32 years before...

Across the region

...leasing most of Coastal's property from Charleston County and stands to save more than $450,000.In other newsGEORGIA'S GOVERNOR has declared a state of emergency ahead of a winter storm that's moving into the region. Gov. Nathan Deal said in a release...

Georgia still high in uninsured

...decisions to make on the State Health Benefit Plan in coming years as we face significant cost pressures," he said. "The governor's original proposal indicates the kind of tough decisions that await."But an analysis of dropping those school workers...

Haley's choice to lead DHEC drops out as candidate

...resignation.Kitzman was South Carolina's insurance director from 2005 to 2007, and she ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor in 2010, losing in a four-way GOP primary. She has served in other leadership positions for South Carolina and Texas state...

RCBOE voices concerns over new 'failing' school legislation

...Pringle and school board members voiced concern for Georgia Governor Nathan Deal's new "school opportunity zone" legislation...than ten years." A superintendent under the authority of the governor would oversee the district. Deal is working to place the issue...

Academy of Richmond County | The Augusta Chronicle

...history and camaraderie ... Creative projects and enagaging lessons were what qualified ARC teacher Jeremy Knox to recieve Governor Nathan Deal's Innovation in Teaching Award Tuesday, one of only five teachers in the state ... Don't Miss Databases...

Gov. Deal appoints Augustan to board

...Nathan Deal has appointed MAU President Randall W. Hatcher, of Augusta, to the state Board of Economic Development.The governor's office said in a statement that Hatcher not only had expertise in the workforce industry, but also experience on multiple...

Gov. Nathan Deal seeks backing for school takeover plan

...school officials frustrated by the proposal.Under Deal's plan, a superintendent, appointed by and accountable to the governor, would select up to 20 schools deemed failing each year. The superintendent then could make them into charters, close them...

Ga., House seeks to protect student IDs

...addresses, dates of birth and mothers' maiden name. These are all items that could be used in marketing or in identity theft, Williams said.The bill now heads to the Senate for consideration before the governor could sign it into law.