WHOM DO TEACHERS TRUST? 

In a new survey on issues affecting k-12 education, public school teachers voiced more concerns about testing than parents and expressed...

DAVID RALSTON: ON FINDING CASH FOR RURAL BROADBAND, ‘RELIGIOUS LIBERTY' AND TEACHER PAY RAISES

Athens - When the Legislature convenes in January, the state will have a new governor, and a new lieutenant governor - who will preside...

 
 
 

GEORGIA POWER SEEKS MORE RENEWABLE ENERGY IN-STATE

Georgia Power seeks proposals to procure more renewable energy in Ga.

IN GEORGIA, WATER ROLLBACK DIVIDES ON PROPERTY RIGHTS VS. ENVIRONMENT

Supporters of the proposed rollback of an Obama-era clean water rule cast it as a win for farmers, even as environmentalists raised...

 
 
 

STRIKING NEW TONE, KEMP SAYS ‘IT'S TIME TO PUT POLITICS BEHIND US'

Republican Brian Kemp aimed to distance himself from the incendiary political attacks he unleashed during Georgia's campaign for governor.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA FARMING AND SALES PROPOSED IN GEORGIA

Georgia's medical marijuana program has expanded over the past three years, but patients have no way to legally obtain it. Cultivation,...

 
 
 

THE JOLT: A PREVIEW OF WHAT A VOTING MACHINE OVERHAUL COULD LOOK LIKE

The group appointed by Brian Kemp to recommend a new voting system will meet Wednesday for the first time since the election. And a...

EXPECT A SOFTER TONE FROM KEMP AT FIRST MAJOR SPEECH 

Athens - If Gov.-elect Brian Kemp wants to distance himself from the incendiary political attacks he unleashed during his campaign,...

 
 
 

CONGRESSIONAL REPORT SLAMS EQUIFAX FOR 2017 DATA BREACH

“Equifax failed to fully appreciate and mitigate its cybersecurity risks,” the 96-page U.S. House panel report states.

JUDGE DELAYS COURT HEARING ON GULCH PROJECT AS SIDES READY FOR BATTLE

A bond hearing has become a battleground for Gulch opponents who allege a massive public financing package is potentially illegal.

 
 
 

JUDGE SAYS JQC DIRECTOR ORDERED HIM OFF CASE INVOLVING INFLUENTIAL ATTORNEYS

The director of the agency that investigates judicial misconduct overstepped his authority, critics say

THE JOLT: BY COMING HOME, NICK AYERS CUTS THROUGH A WEB OF LOYALTIES

As Donald Trump goes back to the drawing board in his search for a new top aide, Georgia operative Nick Ayers is preparing to head...

 
 
 

FINAL WEEK FOR OBAMACARE OPEN ENROLLMENT HAS HIGH STAKES

Compared with this time last year, sign-ups are lagging for health coverage in Georgia through the Affordable Care Act market.

OPINION: GEORGIA MUST DO BETTER EDUCATING CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE

A CEO who was foster child says the state needs to consider what it can do to provide more compassionate, stable education models,...

 
 
 

GEORGIA OPERATIVE AYERS WON'T TAKE TRUMP'S TOP JOB

Georgia operative Nick Ayers, a top aide to Vice President Mike Pence, is headed back to Atlanta soon after he declined Sunday to take...

JUDGE SAYS JQC DIRECTOR ORDERED HIM OFF CASE INVOLVING INFLUENTIAL ATTORNEYS

The director of the agency that investigates judicial misconduct overstepped his authority, critics say

 
 
 

THE ARRIVAL OF APARTMENT-BASED POLITICS IN NORTH METRO ATLANTA

Since the drubbing that Republicans suffered in metro Atlanta's northern suburbs last month, something that Fran Millar said had nagged...

CAPITOL RECAP: GEORGIA VOTING HAS ENDED. TALK ABOUT IT HASN'T

After a primary and primary runoff, a general election and another runoff, it looks like - with the exception of a state House District...

 
 
 

“I'M JUST MARTY.” A VISIT WITH GEORGIA'S LOW-KEY FUTURE FIRST LADY

Marty Kemp, Governor-elect Brian Kemp's wife, plans to continue spending lots of time with animals on the family's farm in Athens

SOME DEMOCRATS PLAN TO BOYCOTT ‘HATEFUL' KEMP'S FIRST MAJOR SPEECH 

A Democratic state legislator plans to boycott Gov.-elect's first major speech and is encouraging other colleagues to forgo the event,...

 
 
 



Michael Flynn Asks For No Prison Time, Cites Help He Gave Special Counsel

Michael Flynn Asks For No Prison Time, Cites Help He Gave Special Counsel

Defense lawyers told the judge their client gave investigators extensive help and gave the country exemplary military service. Read more ...

Official: Gunman killed 3, several wounded after shooting at Christmas...

Official: Gunman killed 3, several wounded after shooting at Christmas market in France

France is raising its terror alert level. Read more ...

NASA to NBA star Stephen Curry: Yes, we went to the moon - and can prove it

NASA to NBA star Stephen Curry: Yes, we went to the moon - and can prove it

NASA has offers to give NBA star Stephen Curry a tour of a lunar lab after he said he doubts humans landed on the moon. Read more ...

Lucky break: Man uses cast on his arm to save neighbor from fire

Lucky break: Man uses cast on his arm to save neighbor from fire

Amazing! This man's cast was just what he needed to help his neighbor from a house fire. Read more ...

2 dead, several wounded in shooting at Christmas market in France

2 dead, several wounded in shooting at Christmas market in France

The French Interior Ministry called on the public to remain indoors. Read more ...

Delta has banned all emotional support animals on long flights

Delta has banned all emotional support animals on long flights

Delta Air Lines announced on Monday that certain emotional support and service animals have been banned from flying on board its airline. Emotional support animal s have been... Read more ...

Mysterious texts sent from missing mom's phone 3 days after she disappeared

Mysterious texts sent from missing mom's phone 3 days after she disappeared

A text message from Kelsey Berreth's phone was sent to her fiancé and employer three days after she was last seen. A week after that, she was reported missing. Read more ...

Oakland sues Raiders, NFL in federal court for ‘illegal move to Las Vegas'

Oakland sues Raiders, NFL in federal court for ‘illegal move to Las Vegas'

The city of Oakland filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday challenging the relocation of the Raiders to Las Vegas. Read more ...

Orioles tab Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde as new manager: Reports

Orioles tab Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde as new manager: Reports

The Baltimore Orioles, coming off an MLB-worst 115 losses in 2018, are turning to Cubs bench coach Brandon Hyde to succeed Buck Showalter as manager, according to reports. The... Read more ...

Trump says he's happy to perform a Huawei intervention if it's good for...

Trump says he's happy to perform a Huawei intervention if it's good for trade, security, according to report

President Donald Trump would intercede in the case of executive Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, if such an extraordinary step could secure a favorable trade deal with China, Reuters... Read more ...