ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has settled on a proposal that could allow lawmakers to avoid voting directly to extend a high-profile hospital tax that helps provide a significant part of state health-care spending.
SAVANNAH - "Johnny Mercer and Me!," an original play based on the life of songwriter and singer John Mercer, will be performed Jan. 25-26 at the Averitt Center for the Arts at the Emma Kelly Theater in Statesboro.
Dasher's Piano Studio students performed recently for senior citizens at the Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center and at Shadowmoss Plantation to share their talents and holiday spirit during the Christmas season.
ATLANTA - Forecasters say the weekend's mild weather is giving way to cooler temperatures across Georgia and the threat of flooding in much of north Georgia.
Pembroke Garden Club members Reta Willoughby, left, President Diane Stewart and Evelyn Barone gather recently behind the holiday-decorated food table as the hostesses of the club's annual Christmas Luncheon.
I recently returned from a holiday visit to the land of my birth and discovered that there is frenzied excitement about Prince William and Princess Catherine's unborn child, who is expected to arrive sometime this summer. This baby will be third in line for the British throne after Prince Charles and William.
NEW YORK - From the Rocky Mountains to New England, hospitals are swamped with people with flu symptoms. Some medical centers are turning away visitors or making them wear face masks, and one Pennsylvania hospital set up a tent outside its ER to deal with the feverish patients.
Two girls show off their gifts from Santa Claus, while the big man in red visits with others during the American Legion Post 164's annual holiday supper in December.
The Richmond Hill Lions Club held its annual Christmas Dinner/Auction at the Richmond Hill City Center in J.F. Gregory Park. This was an entertaining evening with Fred Warnell serving as auctioneer.
SAVANNAH - Former Vice President Al Gore has been added to the list of speakers for the upcoming Savannah Book Festival.
Actor Richard Gere's career has spanned about four decades now, with highlights including his work in "An Officer and a Gentleman," "Pretty Woman" and the musical motion picture, "Chicago".
What does a farmer do in the winter?
The Richmond Hill Garden Club recently held its annual holiday luncheon at the Mighty Eighth Museum.
The Richmond Hill YMCA is offering a free 30–day challenge to help members get a healthy start to the new year. Now through Jan. 31, participants will be challenged to eat well, exercise regularly and manage stress.
Timothy and Naomi Havens of Richmond Hill, second and third from left, receive the keys to their new 2011 Versa from Charli Shearer, program coordinator for the Kirk Healing Center for the Homeless in Hinesville, on Dec. 26 in Hinesville.
The Richmond Hill City Center has confirmed that it is the presenting sponsor for the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill's annual fundraiser Saturday.