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Georgia solar business booming

...These jobs are excellent jobs for people who don't have high-school degrees or a college degree or particular training," Luecke said. "What companies are looking for is experience, not training." Walter Jones: (404 ) 589-8424

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-13/georgia-solar-business-boo
Lawmakers challenge history teaching

...the College Board to revise its framework within two years or the state would begin looking for other organizations to test students.Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-19/lawmakers-challenge-hist
Bad roads cost Georgians, group says

...your house," said Rocky Moretti, TRIP's director of research. "If you invest in it, it will save you money in the long run."Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-19/bad-roads-cost-georgians
Bill would allow parents to use tax money to pay tuition

...this for three years, talking with groups. I'm not a bomb thrower. I don't introduce bills just to make a statement," he said.Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-04/bill-would-allow-parents
Poll finds little support for road funding

...would suggest that Georgia Republicans might be searching for a new face and one they consider more conservative, to be their nominee." Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-05/poll-finds-little-suppor
Georgia lawmakers seek curb on cops

...technology," he said. "The Supreme Court has said the convenience of law enforcement doesn't outweigh the need for privacy protection." Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-01/georgia-lawmakers-seek
Analysis: Explaining Georgia's new road revenue plan

...current leaders ever proposed spending $1 billion more on them. Walter Jones is the Atlanta bureau chief for Morris News and has been covering...Follow him on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-01/analysis-explaining-ga-r
Augusta lawmaker introduces 5 bills

...the same, his proposal could draw legal challenges from state workers to see if the reserve of what the court outlawed is also true.Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-19/augusta-lawmaker-introdu
Benefits of Ga. factory jobs touted

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.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-09/benefits-ga-factory-jobs-t
Georgia sees more college mergers

...University of South Carolina where he oversaw both the main campus in Columbia as well as affiliated junior colleges around the state. Follow Walter Jones on Twitter @MorrisNews and Facebook or contact him at walter.jones@morris.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-06/georgia-looks-college-merger