ATHENS, Ga. -- The manager of one of Georgia's newest, large manufacturers told state lawmakers there is a need to convince students that factory jobs are attractive.
Manufacturers are an increasingly rare commodity in American business, and they should be celebrated, not taxed into oblivion.
City department heads and elected officials continued their pleas for more money from Augusta Commission members at a fourth budget workshop Thursday.
Backed by a consultant's analysis set in motion before she was hired, Melanie Wilson proposed to Augusta commissioners a sweeping reorganization of the department's planning side.
ATHENS, Ga. - Dorothy Ruth Hefling Paul, 82, died peacefully November 21, 2013. Dorothy was born in Hutchinson, Kansas. She is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur William Hefling and Dorothy Pennock Hefling and a sister, Barbara Jean Hefling
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.
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.
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.