Police in Athens said Saturday they are trying to determine how long a man charged in a police officer's slaying - who is now being held in the Hall County jail - had been staying at an Athens apartment where he allegedly took nine hostages.
Governor Nathan Deal today responded to the wildfires in southeast Georgia by declaring a state of emergency for Long, Bacon, Clinch and Coffee counties, according to Brian Robinson, Deal's Deputy Chief of Staff.
The City of Gainesville, in conjunction with Brenau University's Sustainability Task Force, hosted a panel discussion Tuesday afternoon entitled "Tri-State Water Wars" as part of the annual World Water Day observance.
Back in 2007, Georgia Republicans began promoting a novel idea in the state: exchanges they said would introduce market forces into the health arena. Now that those insurance exchanges are part of President Barack Obama's federal health care overhaul, however, they can't seem to run away fast enough.