WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee said Tuesday he hoped to begin writing legislation by early May on overhauling how the federal government regulates the nation's financial system.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state Public Service Commisison approved Georgia Power's plan to build two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, near Augusta.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Housing construction posted a surprisingly large increase in February, bolstered by strength in all parts of the country except the West.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday offered a fresh package of aid to small businesses - "the heart of the American economy" - in an aggressive push to get big banks that got federal bailout money to do more lending to these struggling entrepreneurs.
CHAMBLEE, Ga. (AP) - Odilio Perez aches for a life beyond Buford Highway, a six-lane stretch of strip malls and ethnic diversity that cuts through three counties in the New American South.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - A Savannah woman shot and wounded her 11-year-old daughter as she slept in her bed Monday morning, police said.
Oct. 17-19: Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival - The festival features coastal seafood vendors, arts and crafts booths and carnival rides. This year's entertainment includes the Blues Traveler, Swingin' Medallions, Jake Miller and more. For more information, call 756-3444 or go to www.goseafoodfestival.com or goseafood.net.
Last Saturday, while the Bulldog nation sweated out a 35-32 victory over the Tennessee Volunteers that should not have been as hard as our scholar-athletes made it, former head football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley's first team at UGA was recognized on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. As nice as that was, more - much more - needs to be done to honor the legendary Hall of Fame coach.
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