At least one, perhaps both, of Columbia County's newest commissioners intend to resign their positions to run for the state House seat being vacated next week by State Rep. Ben Harbin.
State Rep. Barbara Sims said she is satisfied to leave a legacy that includes advancing transportation, school choice and the needs of Georgia Regents University during a decade in the Georgia House.
The former head of the struggling Augusta Neighborhood Improvement Corp. turned up Wednesday on Augusta's list of four finalists to head the Augusta Housing and Community Development department.
Some students in Richmond and Columbia counties took a defective SAT test June 6, but will have a second chance to take the test in October if they want.
Augusta's Army post kicks off area patriotic celebrations with a communitywide event on Barton Field. Fort Gordon cautions the public to arrive early for access at security gates and random vehicle searches.
While they await the arrival of their new chairman, who will also be the next president of Georgia Regents University, the boards that govern the health system passed a continuing budget resolution Wednesday that allows management to proceed.
Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel is the lone finalist to replace Ricardo Azziz as president of Georgia Regents University.
Many new Georgia laws take effect Wednesday, offering the Peach State less zoom and more boom. The zoom might go down as Georgia motorists pay more at the gas pump. The boom might be most evident July Fourth.
Georgia's booming solar industry led to its rank as the No. 1 job creator in the clean energy industry during the first quarter of 2015, according to a report released Tuesday.
The Aiken County Board of Education selected Dorchester County educator Dr. Sean Alford as the next superintendent of Aiken County Public Schools during a called meeting Tuesday night.