Cross fined by state campaign finance regulators

...30, from B&C Southeast LLC, which had Victor J. Mills as its registered agent listed with the Secretary of State's Office. Cross also received a $1,000 contribution on Feb. 3 from Mills, according to the complaint.Benedict's complaint...

28 forged documents uncovered in probe of Georgia voter registration group, investigator says

...far uncovered 28 forged documents with 26 more considered suspicious, the chief investigator with the Secretary of State's Office said Wednesday.Investigator Chris Harvey said the probe of the New Georgia Project is far from complete, noting...

Crowdfunding backers hope to raise interest

...site Kickstarter ? where people have contributed toward albums, movies and products.Georgia's Secretary of State's office created the rule ? known as the Invest Georgia Exemption ? in December 2011. Without it, companies can raise money...

Hancock County's historic courthouse burns

...records are stored online and have not been affected, said Jared Thomas, a spokesman for the Georgia secretary of state's office. Court records are also backed up on computers.The Macon Telegraph and the Associated Press contributed to this...

Historic Augusta accused of fraud by Goodale House owner

...000 check on Jan. 22, 2013."I was blown away," said Sims, who mailed a report Friday to the Secretary of State's office, the Georgia agency that monitors nonprofit activity. "It's unethical and laws have been violated."In his...

Goodale House owner files fraud complaint against Historic Augusta

...of the Goodale House, one of Georgia's oldest homes, hand-delivered a criminal complaint to the Secretary of State's office Tuesday accusing Historic Augusta of fraudulently using his name last year to win a $75,000 grant.Shortly before...

4 Republican candidates for South Carolina lieutenant governor promise to help seniors

...constitutionally mandated to preside over the state Senate and to take over for the governor if needed. Lawmakers have put the state's Office on Aging under the post's supervision. Beyond that, the $46,545 part-time job doesn't have any other responsibilities...

Secretary of State: Party loyalty, abortion gain notice of GOP

ATLANTA - The secretary of state's office is charged with overseeing elections...licensing boards in the secretary of state's office are more regularly updated and...are handled by the secretary of state's office, instead of splitting up the...

Across Georgia

Georgia wants voting to start 2 weeks early ATLANTA - The Georgia Secretary of State's Office would like to extend the period of advance voting before the state's next big election. Election officials would like to see...

Massey, Milner, Oxendine face ethics panel

...regulated by the Secretary of State's Office could give to his campaign. Mr...register with the Secretary of State's Office. Mr. Baker's ruling indicates...firm last year. The Secretary of State's Office regulates that industry. Mr...