Augusta Commissioner Bill Lockett was recognized in Atlanta over the weekend with a certificate of excellence for completing advanced leadership training sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association.
PERRY - A Warner Robins man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in the starvation death of his 2-year-old son nearly two years ago.
The Augusta Commission again showed leniency in its enforcement of a blue law Tuesday, granting The Original Tavern a probationary Sunday alcohol sales license despite food sales being below the state minimum.
ATLANTA --- As state lawmakers prepare for a session that could include cuts to the spending of every agency, those wielding the budget ax say they're doing their part to spread the pain around.
ATLANTA - The state clemency board reviewing Troy Anthony Davis' death sentence is continuing to receive an unprecedented amount of letters about the case, ranging from Savannah neighbors to international religious leaders.
Augusta commissioners agreed Thursday to make some major changes in the way they behave and do business at a retreat at the Old Government House.
ATHENS, Ga. - Dozens of first-time legislators got a crash course Sunday in navigating politics, budgeting and ethics laws.
Members of the state's tax reform council are trying not to think about that as they develop their recommendations, leaving the political tactics to the politicians.
ATLANTA - A state budget that Republicans said enhances economic development won easy House approval Friday even though several Democrats complained that the chamber's GOP majority put hometown projects ahead of education and health care.
ATLANTA - An already busy Georgia Legislature saw its plate get even fuller this week as Republican leaders announced they wanted to redraw the state's congressional districts before state lawmakers adjourn in late March.