U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., says recent hacks of U.S. agencies are a game-changer
After five months in office, freshman U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., has identified a number of issues that concern him, including growing threats to the security of the United States he feels are the product of ineffective foreign policy and a lack of focus on national defense.
A roundup of news from around the state of Georgia.
A roundup of business news from Georgia
gas prices keep ticking upward; ag commissioner warns of possible contamination in certain salmon products (for people) and cat food.
A weekly compilation of the votes cast by Georgia’s congressional delegation in the previous week.
Southwest Georgia congressman oppose worker aid provision of bill
President Obama’s efforts to get fast-track trade negoiation authority hit a stumbling block Friday when the U.S. House rejected a major portion of the bill that would give him that authority.
The senator says the diagnosis came in August 2013 and that he is in the early stages of the illness
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson discloses that he is in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, saying the condition will not deter him from seeking next year a third six-year term in the U.S. Senate.
He said the diagnosis won’t affect his bid for re-election in 2016.
NIFCO KTW to open its first U.S. headquarters in Toccoa, creating 200 jobs
NIFCO KTW plans to invest $27 million in a manufacturing facility and U.S. headquarters that will manufacture injection molded components for autos. The German company is expecting to create 200 new jobs in the Toccoa-Stephens County area.
A wrapup of news from around the state of Georgia.
Many Georgians could face double-digit increases
The proposed hikes in Georgia are “larger than we’ve seen in the last four years,’’ said Bill Custer, a health insurance expert at Georgia State University.
Few senior citizens have chronic drinking problems
Georgia ranks 39th among the states on seniors’ health, one place better than last year, according to a new report on people 65 and older.
Here is how Georgia’s delegation to the U.S. House and U.S. Senate voted in roll call votes taken June 1-4.
Eric Sheppard will not face federal or state charges in connection with a racially charged manifesto he sent to The Valdosta Daily Times, which included what could be perceived as terroristic threats.
Training begins Monday morning at UGA Conference Center
University of Georgia Extension will host a pair of cotton scouting schools in June. The programs will be held on Monday, June 8, in Tifton and Tuesday, June 16, in Midville.
A beluga whale calf born at the Georgia Aquarium last month stopped nursing, was not gaining weight and was fighting for her life this week. She died on Friday.
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