Senators Saxby Chambliss, Johnny Isakson and Congressman Jack Kingston are opposed to the imminent repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. All three elected officials voted not to repeal DADT. President Barack Obama is expected to sign the repeal today, overturning the 17-year old policy that bars gay men and women from serving openly in the military.
ATLANTA - Georgia's population has swelled to nearly 9.7 million, boosting its representation in Congress, numbers released by the U.S. Census show.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., lost his bid to lead the budget-writing House Appropriations Committee.
SPRINGFIELD - A Georgia jury has convicted an Effingham County man of murder for the 2008 shotgun slayings of his father and brother.
SPRINGFIELD - A Georgia man's lies to police, bruises on his arm and a family feud over his affair with his brother's wife all point to one conclusion - that he committed the 2008 shotgun slayings of his father and brother, a prosecutor told an Effingham County jury Thursday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia jury is deliberating the case of an Effingham County man accused of killing his father and brother in a bloody end to a family feud over the defendant's affair with his slain brother's wife.
LYONS - Georgia farmers who are dependent on immigrant labor have fired a warning shot at state lawmakers considering ways to crack down on illegal immigrants.
ATLANTA – Senate President Pro Tempore Tommie Williams, R-Lyons, has been named to State School Superintendent-Elect Dr. John Barge's transition team.
At his swearing-in on the courthouse steps Tuesday morning, Sheriff Steve Sikes pledged to serve all the citizens of Liberty County and mend a rift among voters caused by a close runoff election.
On Monday President Barack Obama proposed a two-year federal pay freeze to aid in reducing the federal deficit. The proposed freeze would not affect military pay, and would require congressional action to become law.
SPRINGFIELD - The sole survivor of a fatal shooting attack that left an Effingham County father and son dead said Wednesday she does not know who shot her.
A jury of eight women and four men will begin to hear evidence and testimony this morning in the trial of an Effingham County man accused of killing his father and brother.
Two candidates for Georgia Supreme Court justice suvived through general elections:
SAVANNAH - Tim Arnold enjoys telling stories, though not necessarily about himself.
DARIEN - A small coastal Georgia county is getting recognition for preservation efforts that will enable it to earn grants for saving its historic places.
After President Barack Obama issued his 2015 Budget Proposal last month, Bread for the World, a Christian nonprofit seeking to end world hunger, wrote that the spending plan's details were important to the belief systems of people everywhere.