Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) have agreed to launch a historic partnership to expand postsecondary educational opportunities, strengthen academic rigor ...
The 150th session of the Georgia General Assembly opened for business Jan. 12 facing a number of serious issues. The budget, education, healthcare, transportation and water are again at the top of our list. We have already begun acting on these critical issues in the pursuit of making Georgia a state that people are proud to call home.
At midweek, we heard from Governor Sonny Perdue in his annual State of the State Address in which he gives all Georgians a progress report on our state and rolls out his new budget initiatives and legislative agenda for 2009.
January 12, 2009|
By Sen. John Douglas
In addition to celebrating the peaceful transition of our presidency and celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this past week, our community took the time to honor some of our outstanding residents.
First, Doug Bolton and the Rev. Willie J. Smith were honored with the prestigious "I Have a Dream Award."
When he retired as the commander of the Georgia National Guard in 2007, David Poythress could look back on a long and honorable career in military and government service. He had been Georgia's secretary of state and labor commissioner, as well as an unsuccessful candidate for governor.
ATLANTA - Federal officials have not yet identified the cause of a salmonella outbreak striking almost 400 people in 42 states, but state officials in Minnesota said Friday they believe peanut butter may be involved.
January 10, 2009|
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Teachers at Middle Ridge and West Newton Elementary Schools were recently awarded grants valued at $5,000 each from Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grants program. The grants provide funds for projects to be developed by the schools with help from their PTO's and other community volunteers, including Store Manager Kevin Cole and employees from the Lowe's Home Improvement Store in Conyers.
The major goal of the Middle Ridge project is to provide students with a wide variety of developmentally appropriate equipment geared toward improving fitness levels, exciting students about staying fit for a lifetime, and empowering them ...