Georgia has gained almost 30,000 jobs ever the past two months
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 8.1 percent in October, down two-tenths of a percentage point from 8.3 percent in September. The rate was seven-tenths of a percentage point lower than 8.8 percent in October a year ago.
Change will create winners and losers among Georgia’s 152 hospitals.
The Georgia Hospital Association said these revisions are “a big deal’’ for its membership.
The seat is being vacated by Sen. John Crosby when his term ends next year
Georgia Senate District 13 includes Worth and Lee counties.
Medicaid patients make up the majority of ER visits in Georgia
Emergency medicine has grown in popularity among graduating medical students. Data from the Association of American Medical Colleges showed that the average of emergency medicine residency applications increased from 28 percent in 2010 to 31 percent in 2011. In 2012, the number increased to 35 percent.
Following the recent death of his daughter, Sen. John Crosby says he will focus on home and his grandchildren
John Crosby, of Tifton, has represented District 13, which includes Lee and Worth counties, in the Georgia Senate since 2008 and will not seek re-election next year.
State charter school officials say starting a charter school is not for the faint of heart
Andrew Lewis, with the Georgia Charter School Commission, says “charter schools are an additional tool in the tool belt of Georgia’s parents.”
Crystal Gale Fessler, the woman accused of breaking into a Macon animal rescue and freeing dozens of dogs resulting in a fight that left three dead and 15 injured, acted alone, Macon police said Monday.
Closing often cause struggling communities to weaken even further
Three rural hospitals have closed in Georgia this year, including hospitals in Arlington and Richland.
Glen Harris teaches a soils and hydrology class at the Tifton campus of UGA
Glen Harris, one of the state’s leading soils fertility experts, is called upon to assist with a wide range of questions regarding cotton, peanuts, corn and soybeans. He may not have all the answers, but he is determined to find them when called upon.
Impact of state hospital closures to be discussed at upcoming forum
Frank Berry, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Behavorial Health and Developmental Disabilities, will be the main speaker at a forum on Tuesday discussing behavorial health issues.
Crop pales in comparison to last year’s yield
It was feared earlier in the season that high accumulations of rainfall during the summer washed out portions of farmers’ peanut fields. While reports are low of that being the case, rain did provide other farmers with enough water for their crops to exceed normal growth.
Sabal Trail Transmission pipeline projected to go online in 2017
Proponents and opponents of a proposed natural gas pipeline discuss the project at a public forum.
Area legislators give overviews of what they expect at the January General Assembly
Albany Area Chamber of Commerce members heard from local lawmakers during a Legislative Affairs Breakfast Thursday at the Merry Acres Event Center.
The GWC cites pumps, dams, diversions and state water policy which are cutting into the river's flow, creating a man-made drought
For the third straight year, the Flint River has been named to the Georgia Water Coalition Dirty Dozen of endangered state water recources.
The steady drumbeat of consolidation continues as the Georgia Board of Regents approves Southern Poly-Kennesaw State merger.
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