The National Federation of Independent Business, the nation’s and Georgia’s leading small business association, said this week it has endorsed Nathan Deal for a second term as governor.
A gunman shot six people at a FedEx facility in Kennesaw, Ga.
A statue honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be placed on the grounds of the Georgia Capitol. Gov. Nathan Deal signed on Tuesday signed House Bill 1080. Under the measure, the Georgia Capitol Arts Standards Commission lead the effort to design a statue of King and lead fund-raising efforts.
Georgia Gov. Deal today vetoed 10 pieces of legislation.
The bowl once know as the Peach Bowl before it was the Chick-fil-A Bowl once again has Peach in its name. The change, announced earlier this month, was necessary since the the use of a traditional moniker is required for the six top-tier bowls hosting the new football playoffs.
Berry College has added 18 more recruits for its upcoming second season of play. The new recruits, which include a quarterback, a pair of running backs and five offensive linemen, join the 15 Berry announced earlier this year.
In preparation for severe storms that have caused extensive damage in states to the west, Gov. Nathan Deal has declared a state of emergency, which will free up all state resources needed for preparation and response in the counties targeted by the storm.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday signed a $10.8 billion Fiscal Year 2015 budget. Deal, running for re-election in November and facing a primary challenge next month, said the budget includes the largest single year increase in k-12 funding in seven years.
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., is facing a five-count indictment alleging mail fraud, wire fraud, aiding and assisting in the preparation of false federal tax returns and other charges.
Gov. Nathan Deal today signed into law Senate Bill 276, legislation proclaiming Aug. 7 of every year Purple Heart Day in Georgia to honor men and women wounded or killed while serving in the U.S. Armed Services. All public officials, schools, private organizations and citizens are encouraged to observe the day and actively participate in honoring those wounded or killed during combat.