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Unemployment claims decline in Georgia

...including Atlanta. Athens, Augusta, Columbus and Macon reported more jobless claims for October than for September. But only Macon had more jobless claims than in the year-ago period, up 2.2 percent. The seven metropolitan areas of the state...
Across Georgia

...July, it will be the only municipality in Georgia doing so for city elections. Of Georgia's 534 municipalities, only Macon holds partisan city elections, according to the Georgia secretary of state's office, which oversees elections. Critics...
Georgia Democrats see hope for future

...Republican Rep. Allen Peake of Macon either won or secured runoff berths Tuesday, but they were all Democrats. The only Macon Republican on Tuesday's ballot, Bobby Gale, came in last in the race for a Senate seat. Peake had argued that Gale...
Realignment suits Laney coach

...region. It'd be like the old days." Among the other changes: Washington County moves to Region 4-AAA and will play only Macon-area schools in conference play; Screven County and Swainsboro switch to Region 3-AA; and Washington-Wilkes transfers...
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Macon could lose highway funds after air quality violations

...but would also oversee areas such as Macon, Augusta or Savannah if those cities fell out of clean air compliance. Only Macon, Augusta and Atlanta are currently out of compliance, according to the EPD. Macon was out of compliance for 12 days...