Winning ticket purchased in Camilla
The winner, Valerie Range of Albany, claimed her prize Aug. 5 at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Tifton.
Critics say chance will accomplish little
Before the new law took effect, RN renewal was a matter of filing a timely request every two years. Advanced practice nurses, however, did have educational requirements based on their specialty.
The staunch conservatives who flocked to Atlanta this weekend for the RedState Gathering seemed just as eager to vilify Republican John Boehner as Democrat Barack Obama.
A roundup of news from around the state of Georgia.
Republican candidate gets bumped from Georgia event
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, disinvited from a conservative conference and under fire because of remarks about a female debate moderator, defended his comments on Saturday while denouncing politically correct “fools.”
A roundup of news from Georgia
Heat index expected to hit 104 Sunday; U.S. Sen. Perdue wants information on training center decision; a Georgia escapee is caught more than 30 years later in Florida; Confederate veterans group fuming over changing of georgia holiday names; woman accused of caging her special-needs children.
Stamp purchase supports wetland acquisition and conservation easements for the National Wildlife Refuge System
Since 1934, more than 135 million Federal Duck Stamps have been purchased which has generated almost $1 billion for the Migratory Bird Conservation Fund, which has been used to purchase close to 6 million acres of habitat.
Adult patient has recovered from the illness, public health officials say
People can get West Nile Virus after being bitten by an infected mosquito and mosquitoes are still biting into the fall months in Georgia, prompting public health officials throughout the state urging Georgians to protect themselves against mosquitoes.
The Moultrie native and the late Thomas Breedlove Sr. will be added to the hall next month
Former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss of Moultrie and the late Thomas Breedlove Sr. of Walton have been named the newest members to Georgia’s Agriculture Hall of Fame.
Trump refuses to pledge GOP nominee if it is not him
Donald Trump refused to rule out an independent White House bid and bristled at questions about his attitudes toward women, leaving his rivals struggling for attention on Thursday during a feisty first Republican presidential debate.
Remaining candidates will be at late afternoon forum Thursday
Fox News says it used five recent opinion polls to determine which 10 Republican candidates would be invited to the first televised presidential debate for the 2016 campaign for the White House.
Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia enviornmental officials are assessing impact of new EPA rule
The Clean Power Plan unveiled by President Obama this week would reduce power plant carbon emissions by 32 percent in 15 years. Georgia’s U.S. senators say it is an energy tax that will destroy jobs and drive up energy costs.
The 60 votes needed to move the measure ahead could not be achieved
After Senate legislation fell seven votes shy of a procedural hurdle Monday evening, the battle over federal funding for Planned Parenthood may be headed to a federal funding bill this fall.
More than 2,400 teachers, administrators, staff and visitors gathered at Darton State College to launch new school year.
Dougherty County School System new school year kickoff photo gallery
Roll call votes from last week in the House and Senate
Here is how Georgia senators and representatives in Congress voted over the past week on key actions.
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- Impact of potential health care subsidy removal under King v. Burwell shown in recent figures
- Fewer Vidalia onions expected this season
- German auto parts manufacturer bringing 200 jobs to North Georgia
- CHRIS CLARK: 'Finish the drill' on Georgia transportation funding
- Rep. Ed Rynders reappointed to OneGeorgia Overview Commission
- Unemployment rates rise in January for metro Albany, Southwest Georgia
- Georgia company recalling pecan product because of possible salmonella
- Georgia given poor grades in fight against smoking
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- Two Virginia television journalists fatally shot in live on-air attack
- Former President Jimmy Carter says cancer has spread to brain
- Civil rights icon Julian Bond dead at age of 75
- Gunman dead, 3 injured at movie theater shooting in Nashville suburb
- Man accused of killing nine at South Carolina church captured
- Keurig recalls more than 7 million brewing machines
- Facebook's privacy update: 5 things to know
- First U.S. Ebola case confirmed
- Eric Holder leaving U.S. attorney general post
- U2 releases new album for free on iTunes
- BLOG: Despite lack of skilled manufacturing in U.S., Apple to make new Mac line here 1 comment
- Sometimes a picture says it all ... 3 comments
- Is the city set to kill the multimodal project? 1 comment
- EPA releases interactive polluter map
- Wealth gap growing between Congressmen and constituents? Not in SOWEGA, at least not on paper