Is voting this important?
"Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time." -- Winston Churchill
Just exactly what is "Discretionary" when it comes to 25 percent of the T-SPLOST dollars?
"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character," Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Standing in front of the government center Thursday, former NAACP ...
Is the constroversial multimodal site doomed to a painful and tragic death? Looks like it's headed that way.
There's a "big deal" going to happen in Albany on April 25 but no one, not even the governor's office, seems to know what it is.
Sometimes people's zeal for a tangent issue blinds them to the real concern.
Thursday's presentation by Neil Clark, the architect behind Columbus's transformation of its 14th Street bridge from thoroughfare to pedestrian park was both thought provoking and inspirational.
The Georgia General Assembly will decide this term whether to overhaul Georgia's Open Government laws.
Ward VI Commissioner Tommie Postell has asked Mayor Dorothy Hubbard to add an item to the city commission's next work session to discuss the feasibility of erecting some sort of fence along Clark Avenue to shield the public from the remnants of Mimosa Trailer Park.
Ward IV Commissioner Roger Marietta has completed courses for elected officials through the University of Georgia and the Georgia Municipal Association.
Tuesday's commission meeting has been rescheduled, officials say.
The EPA has a new interactive map showing those entities expelling pollutants into the environment.
Monday night's commission meeting was a sight to behold. The commission chambers -- which are normally more quiet than a Monday morning church on commission nights -- was packed to the gills with people looking to take in history as Dorothy Hubbard took the oath of office for mayor and ...
Dougherty County officials will speak with the Georgia Department of Transportation in hopes of clarifying the DOT's position on how fast people should be allowed to go on Gillionville Road. The road, which has recently had a portion widened to four lanes, was originally set at 55 miles-per-hour from Lockett ...
Commissioner Tommie Postell bids farewell to Mayor Willie Adams in his own way Tuesday.
A new report out this week shows that the gap between the wealth earned by elected members of Congress and their constituents has grown considerably over the last 10 years, but in Southwest Georgia, things are a little different.
It wouldn't come as a shock that the city commission's newest member, Ward II's Rev. Ivey Hines, would have an issue with alcohol consumption. After all he is a pastor. But based on his voting record in his first two official meetings, Hines has picked up a trait from his neighbor at the table from Ward I -- voting against everything dealing with alcohol.
This weekend, Congress had a chance to perform a true Christmas miracle...work together and they failed.