ATLANTA - Georgia is looking for answers as it confronts a looming shortage of doctors.
ATLANTA - A lawsuit filed Monday by five Georgia residents accuses the state's 180 local school districts of illegally using taxpayer money to campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment that would put more control of charter schools in the state's hands.
ATLANTA - Warning signs from previous test flights went unheeded before the fiery crash of a business jet being tested in New Mexico, killing four employees of Georgia-based Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., federal aviation officials said.
SAVANNAH - Gov. Nathan Deal would deny a tax break for tourist attractions to a planned convention hotel on Jekyll Island because it would be unfair to competing hotels in the area, the governor's spokesman said Tuesday.
KINGSLAND - A developer says it plans to build a $100 million resort with built-in tourist attractions on a site along Interstate 95 near the Georgia coast.
BRUNSWICK - Georgia's ports chief says $14.7 million in improvements at the state's shipping terminals in Brunswick are paying off in higher cargo volumes.
ATLANTA - The increasingly bitter fight in Georgia over a constitutional amendment to allow more state charter schools isn't likely to play out in expensive television ads before the Nov. 6 referendum.
SAVANNAH - A tax break to promote new Georgia tourist attractions remains unavailable to businesses more than 16 months after the governor signed it into law, and the prolonged wait already has caused Jekyll Island to lose convention business after taxpayers spent $50 million to lure groups back to the island state park.
CHARLESTON - Attorneys on both sides of a lawsuit over dredging the Savannah River shipping channel want a federal judge to rule in their favor quickly and without a trial.
LOS ANGELES - Kirk Douglas has doubled his Los Angeles Skid Row pledge for homeless women to $10 million - surprising even his wife, for whom the effort is named.
SAVANNAH - The Navy can build a $100 million offshore range for submarine warfare training, despite environmentalists' fears that war games would threaten endangered right whales, a federal judge ruled.
SAVANNAH - Officials say U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson has cut short a study of whether the federal government should crack down on pollution of the Ogeechee River.
The nation's oil and gas hub along the Gulf Coast is slowly coming back to life in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac.
SAVANNAH - Savannah's city council is considering the next phase of a study exploring what it would take to bring a cruise ship terminal to the city's riverfront.
SAVANNAH - Backyard chickens, bees and other creatures could soon be legal residents in Chatham County near Georgia's coast.
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.
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