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45 min ago | GPB.org
State lawmakers are in session four days this week and two days next week before they adjourn for the year.
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1 hr ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
ROBIN TRIMARCHI email@example.com The Frank K. Martin Pedestrian Bridge, formerly the 14th Street Bridge, offiially opened to the public during dedication ceremonies Wednesday.
3 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph
Dick Pettys died in October 2012 at age 66. The portrait painted by Dick Yarbrough, a political columnist, was unveiled in the Senate chamber.
8 hrs ago | The Times-Herald
The CMA CGM Figaro comes into the Port of Savannah in August of 2010. This Post Panamax vessel came in on high tide carrying only 50 percent of its total capacity to avoid dragging the bottom of the river.
11 hrs ago | Peach Pundit
Below is a guest post from Judson H. Turner, Director, Georgia Environmental Protection Division regarding Senate Bill 213.
State Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says 9-year-old Jobris Copeland was killed in a fire early Sunday morning in Meigs, about 45 45 miles south of Albany.
The following was written by State Rep. Jason Spencer , lead sponsor of HB 707 , the Georgia Health Care Freedom Act.
State Sen. Renee Unterman, R-Buford, is taking the expression "are you holding?" to a whole 'nother level.
Due to a railroad crossing closure on S.R. 25/South Coastal Highway between Nelson Avenue and Rommel Avenue, traffic will be detoured from 8 a.m - 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Three Georgia congressmen running for a promotion to the Senate found themselves on the defensive Saturday night, as their Republican rivals urged voters to hold all officials in Washington accountable for the nation's ills.
All but one of the Republicans holding statewide office is facing a challenger this year, mostly from Democrats but a few from fellow Republicans, illustrating how competitive Georgia elections are becoming.
The Georgia Department of Transportation encourages motorists to plan ahead to avoid construction-related back-ups as signage installation and concrete work for the I-85/GA 400 Interchange connector ramps continues.
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State representatives are currently considering a piece of legislation called the "Flint River Drought Protection Act."
On Friday, March 7, the city of Dawson's Reverend Ezekiel M. Holley qualified as a Democratic candidate for House District 151 which sets up a contest against incumbent Republican Gerald Greene from Cuthbert .
Almost the entire south Fulton delegation of state senators and representatives announced reelection plans by filing their qualifying paperwork with the secretary of state.