Gov. Nathan Deal asked Georgia lawmakers Tuesday to put millions more into educating state prison inmates and helping county jails provide programs that offer a chance to get job skills while serving time.
A white suburban Atlanta police officer shown on video telling a black driver “I don’t care about your people’’ has been suspended without pay for two weeks, according to a police department memo released Friday.
Thousands around the country including Georgia who failed the GED test will be receiving a late Christmas present in the form of their high school diploma.
Gov. Nathan Deal this week outlined his 2016 agenda first before the state’s business community and then later before the state legislature.
Georgia lawmakers return to the Capitol in Atlanta on Monday, kicking off the 2016 legislative session. Here’s a look at some of the top issues expected to come up this year.
King Center to Honor Howard G. Buffett and TIAA-CREF Corporation with 2016 Salute to Greatness Award
he King Center will recognize Howard G. Buffett for his extraordinary work to improve the standard of living and quality of life for the world’s most impoverished and marginalized populations, by presenting him with one of the Center’s highest honors, ...
County officials have requested an independent investigation into how a Georgia police department responded to the actions of an officer who told a black driver “I don’t care about your people’’ in a heated exchange during a traffic stop.
Nestled on an unassuming tree line lot in West End, one of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods is a cultural institution that thousands passed each day and most don’t even know it’s there or its purpose. It’s called the Wren’s Nest.
Students rallied from three of the nation’s leading historically black colleges and universities to promote positive images of African-American youth.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Tuesday stood by an executive order preventing Syrian refugees from being resettled in Georgia despite legal experts’ doubts about states’ authority over the federal program.
A Georgia man says he was frightened into pleading guilty for a murder he didn’t commit after police dangled him off a bridge three decades ago, brought charges against his parents and threatened him with the death penalty.
The Atlanta and national media community were stunned this week at the sudden passing of Sidmel Estes, a longtime media advocate, producer and educator. She died of Oct. 6 at DeKalb Medical Center at Hillandale in Lithonia.
In honor of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, the Atlanta Braves in conjunction with the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services,
On May 5, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law House Resolution 396 naming a bridge along Interstate 20 in Southwest Atlanta which passes over Joseph Lowery Boulevard for longtime Atlanta businessman Willie Arthur Watkins.
On August 6, 1965, the Voting Rights Act was signed into law by then President Lyndon Baines Johnson. It culminated months of protest and an 80 mile march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in March of 1965.