Georgia State News

Georgia State News

Grant opportunities to increase internet service in rural areas

USDA is seeking applications from rural communities to increase internet capacity

Georgia gets back to work after wrenching loss in title game

Georgia Bulldogs start back to work this week after the national title game loss.

Fins up! Georgia Aquarium to create shark habitat in Atlanta

The Georgia Aquarium has announced it’s adding a new shark exhibit.

Black man convicted by all-white jury seeks new trial

Lawyers for a man seeking a new trial say west Georgia prosecutors purposely excluded black prospective jurors from the trials of black men facing the death penalty four decades ago.

Georgia man arrested for stealing from night deposit boxes

Georgia man arrested in Lousiana for stealing from night deposit boxes

GDOC Canine Handler Named Beyond the Call Award Recipient

On March 1, a Canine Handler/Trainer with the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC), Jamey Jordan, was named the Beyond the Call award recipient for...

Horsepower: Horses seen traveling down highway in Georgia

 Several horses traveled down a highway in Georgia and motorist had to hold their horses.

Prison officials say Georgia inmate died after fight

Georgia prison officials are investigating after they say an inmate died after a fight with another inmate. The Georgia Department of Corrections said in a...

Damaging hail and tornadoes threatened for southeast US

More than 29 million people face a threat of severe storms Monday that could bring hail the size of tennis balls, damaging winds and...

Georgia Dept. of Corrections Gets New Mental Health Director

Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier announced the promotion of Dr. Javel Jackson, to statewide Mental Health Director, effective March 16,...