The Georgia Lottery Corp. board of directors today named Debbie Dlugolenski Alford as president and CEO of the Georgia Lottery.
Amid state budget cuts, Gov. Nathan Deal and Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced Thursday that the State Archives will remain open to Georgians - at least for the rest of the budget year.
The wife of a former local state representative may be tapped to head the Ga. Lottery. According to an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Debbie Dlugolenski-Alford, head of the governor's Office of Planning and Budget and a member of the Ga. Lottery board since 2009, is the top contender for director of the Ga. Lottery. She would be the third director since its inception in 1992 but the first to be appointed without a ...
COVINGTON (AP) - A Georgia woman says a restaurant manager called police after becoming upset that she was breast-feeding her child in a booth. Dawn Holland says she was nursing her 20-month-old son in the back of an Applebee's restaurant in Covington southeast of Atlanta when the manager told her to breast-feed in the bathroom or leave. Holland says the manager called police when she refused. WXIA-TV reports (http://on.11alive.com/OBERcL) an officer responded to the ...
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - An Austrian auto parts supplier plans to build a $62 million manufacturing plant in Georgia's Bartow County, creating an estimated 220 jobs.
WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a jail deputy was fired and another resigned after they sent Facebook friend requests to a 23-year-old inmate while she was locked up in the county jail.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia schools Superintendent John Barge will oppose a constitutional amendment that would guarantee the state's authority to charter independent schools.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - A gunman and a law enforcement officer were among three people killed Monday in a shooting near the Texas A&M University campus, police said.
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FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Three troops killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan were assigned to units based at Fort Carson in Colorado, military officials said Thursday.
A Fulton County prosecutor says a man has pleaded guilty to using a dead dog to beat his girlfriend.
After most Georgia voters decided against a transportation tax, political attention is shifting to a new battle involving charter schools.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia education officials say another round of state budget cuts coupled with declining enrollment will make it more difficult for colleges to cut spending without harming students.
This probably comes as no surprise: Federal scientists say July was the hottest month ever recorded in the contiguous United States.
The University of Georgia plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the graduation of the first African-American to earn a degree from the school.