As many as 100 students at a suburban Atlanta high school were exposed to pepper spray on Wednesday after the material was released in a school hallway in an apparent prank.
It marks the third straight year the board has increased tuition by 2.5 percent at most Georgia universities and colleges
Georgia’s four research universities will see tuition increases of 4 percent to 9 percent following Tuesday’s action by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents.
The new law will enhance the quality of services provided by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities
Deal signs new law, talks about Port of Savannah Project and an attack by GOP gubernatorial challenger David Pennington
Gov. Nathan Deal announced two possible directions for the state to pursue testing, a possible precursor to the legal use of cannabis oil for children with epileptic disorders.
Fireworks honoring the legendary Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron on Tuesday night brought sparks way too close to the American Flag at Turner Field.
The optional health care program for small businesses is not generating interest among employers
In Georgia, the only way for a business to sign up for the Affordable Care Act program is through an agent, broker or insurance company.
A wrapup of news around the state of Georgia.
Chick-fil-A is introducing a new lineup of grilled chicken entrees that will give the chain a more nutritious and expansive menu.
Allmans, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Trey Anastasio Band among performers at Florida music fest
With the Allman Brothers Band set to end their touring career in 2014, fans will get to see them twice at the Wanee Music Festival.
A roundup of state articles.
James Bush, Velvet Riggins cast “no” votes in 5-2 decision
Dougherty BOE selects Mosely as permanent superintendent by 5-2 vote.
Mickey Rooney's best known role was that of Andy Hardy
The TMZ celebrity website reported late Sunday night that 93-year-old actor Mockey Rooney had died.
Feds have not approved segment that helps hospitals
The currently approved provider fee raises money from hospitals, and the funds are then returned to the hospitals through reimbursements. Individual hospitals are reimbursed differing amounts, based on how much Medicaid business they do.
Research in Tifton may lead to control methods
Prionous root borers, the larval stage of the beetle, damages pecan tree roots by depriving trees of essential water nutrients. This makes them vulnerable to heavy winds. The larvae can also move through the soil and feed on an irrigation system if they encounter a pipe between pecan roots.
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- Chick-fil-A’s new grilled recipe, entrée lineup set to “transform” menu
- Metro Albany jobless rate dips to 8 percent
- J. Mack Robinson remembered for kindness, humility
- Senate passes farm bill (VIDEO)
- Georgia's physician shortage limits patients' access to care
- Georgia's shrimping season a disaster
- Stratus alliance may become model for hospitals
- Small business owners slightly optimistic in November
- Georgia peanut crop experiencing good year
- Groups succeed in lowering hospital readmission rates
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- Georgia congressional delegation reacts to debt ceiling vote
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- Rep. Sanford Bishop issues statement in regard to shutdown
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- New delays hit Obamacare rollout before October 1 launch
- USDA aims to make school meals more tasty
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