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Campaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate race

Campaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate raceCampaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate race
  • Local
  • 6 months ago
Local

Campaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquarters

Campaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquartersCampaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquarters
  • Local
  • 6 months ago
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Campaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason Carter

Campaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason CarterCampaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason Carter
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  • 6 months ago
Politics

Campaign 2014: Election Night

Campaign 2014: Election NightNathan Deal headquarters
  • Politics
  • 6 months ago
Macon

Bibb moves forward with employee buyouts

Bibb moves forward with employee buyoutsMacon-Bibb commissioners voted Tuesday night to move forward with early retirement incentives.
  • Macon
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Warner Robins

Work backlog at Houston Co. clerk's office

Work backlog at Houston Co. clerk's officeThe Houston County DA is investigating the clerk's office at the Houston County State Court
  • Warner Robins
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
News

Three candidates running for Milledgeville mayor

Three candidates running for Milledgeville mayorThree candidates are officially running for Milledgeville Mayor.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski

Cochran council votes to fly Christian flag at city hall

Cochran council votes to fly Christian flag at city hallCochran City Manager Richard Newbern said the city council voted to wave the Christian Flag over city hall
  • Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Ga. medical marijuana bill signed into law

Ga. medical marijuana bill signed into lawThursday, Governor Nathan Deal signed the medical marijuana bill, House Bill 1, into law.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Peake to run for state House leader position

Peake to run for state House leader positionState Rep. Allen Peake said he will run for Majority Leader in the state House of Representatives in Atlanta.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Lobbyists feed Macon lawmaker well

Lobbyists feed Macon lawmaker wellLobbyists bought more than $1,800 worth of food for Rep. Nikki Randall during this year's legislative session.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Macon

Bibb takes first vote on early retirement options

Bibb takes first vote on early retirement optionsMacon-Bibb commissioners took the first of three votes Tuesday in approving retirement packages.
  • Macon
  • 3 weeks ago
Georgia

Embattled lawmaker: Always planned to resign when he did

Embattled lawmaker: Always planned to resign when he didTyrone Brooks spoke for the first time today since pleading guilty and no contest to various charges of fraud. The longtime Georgia representative resigned Wednesday and sat in court Thursday.
  • Georgia
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
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Monroe County and Forsyth discussing consolidation

Monroe County and Forsyth discussing consolidationAnother Central Georgia city and county are considering consolidation.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Town Hall Meeting To Discuss State Ethics

Town Hall Meeting To Discuss State EthicsCommon Cause scheduled a town hall meeting in Macon to discuss Georgia's Ethics Commission.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Georgia

Georgia state law allows police to text while driving

Georgia state law allows police to text while drivingAccording to state law, police officers are perfectly within their rights to text or operate their computers while driving down the streets.
  • Georgia
  • 1 month ago
Politics

Georgia's legislative session wrap-up

Georgia's legislative session wrap-upKey points and bills from the legislative session
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  • 1 month ago
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Lawmakers pass transportation bill

Lawmakers pass transportation billRoadways you drive on everyday will soon have money to make repairs that state officials say were long overdue.
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  • 1 month ago
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Georgia Religious Freedom Bill stalled

Georgia Religious Freedom Bill stalledWith one day remaining in the 2015 legislative session the Georgia Religious freedom bill remains stalled in committee.
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  • 1 month ago
Macon

Macon-Bibb planning employee buyouts

Macon-Bibb planning employee buyoutsSome employees and department heads say while the plans look good, they have concerns they want commissioners to address
  • Macon
  • 1 month ago
Georgia

Tough topics face Ga. lawmakers in session's final week

Tough topics face Ga. lawmakers in session's final weekGeorgia lawmakers plan to adjourn the 2015 session at midnight Thursday. That goal leaves only two working days left for the year but plenty to accomplish.
  • Georgia
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Georgia

Autism bill gets new life in legislature

Autism bill gets new life in legislatureThe state legislator who has blocked an autism bill has agreed to a compromise.
  • Georgia
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Georgia

Georgia House gives final approval to medical marijuana

Georgia House gives final approval to medical marijuanaThe Georgia House of Representatives accepted Senate amendment to medical marijuana bill.
  • Georgia
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Macon

Janea Cox on HB 1: "We can come home now"

Janea Cox on HB 1: "We can come home now"Representative Allen Peake says Governor Nathan Deal is expected to sign HB 1 into law on Friday.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

Georgia Senate embraces medical marijuana

Georgia Senate embraces medical marijuanaThe Georgia Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation that permits medical marijuana for some illnesses, including cancer and seizures.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Macon

Macon-Bibb, Mercer land swap deal moves forward

Macon-Bibb, Mercer land swap deal moves forwardThe plan to swap land between Macon-Bibb County and Mercer University is moving forward.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Macon

Macon-Bibb aiming for 200 early retirements

Macon-Bibb aiming for 200 early retirementsCounty manager Dale Walker told county commissioners that around 360 employees are eligible.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

GA Senate passes Peake's medical-marijuana bill

GA Senate passes Peake's medical-marijuana billThe Georgia Senate passed state Rep. Allen Peake's medical-marijuana bill.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Macon

Reichert to seek re-election next year

Reichert to seek re-election next yearMacon Bibb Mayor Robert Reichert says he'll seek re-election next year and hopes to finish some tasks and start others.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Macon-Bibb Commission approves paid leave, park grant

Macon-Bibb Commission approves paid leave, park grantMacon-Bibb Commission approves paid leave, park grant
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Macon

Macon-Bibb to 'ban the box" on county job applications

Macon-Bibb to 'ban the box" on county job applicationsInitial applications for Macon-Bibb County jobs will no longer ask about criminal history.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

50 years ago: LBJ and 'We Shall Overcome'

50 years ago: LBJ and 'We Shall Overcome'One of the great presidential speeches came a half-century ago Sunday, as President Lyndon Johnson urged Congress to pass voting rights legislation, and invoked an anthem of civil rights demonstrators.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Macon

Bibb County plans employee buyouts

Bibb County plans employee buyoutsRight now, 360 employees would qualify, about a third of those at the sheriff's office.
  • Macon
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Fla. gov. bans the terms climate change, global warming

Fla. gov. bans the terms climate change, global warmingScott, a Republican, banned the use of those terms in state communications and publications shortly after he took office in 2011.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Education

Gov. Deal's school takeover amendment passes Senate

Gov. Deal's school takeover amendment passes SenateGov. Nathan Deal's plan to take over schools dubbed "chronically failing" is moving to the Georgia House.
  • Education
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Multiple Ga. medical marijuana bills on table

Multiple Ga. medical marijuana bills on tableOn the table for state lawmakers this year: three different bills aimed at legalizing some form of medical marijuana
  • Politics
  • 2 months ago
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