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DeKalb County to hold special election to fill commissioner's seat


Just days after DeKalb County commissioner Elaine Boyer stepped down, the county announced it will hold a special election to fill her seat. More>>

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Carter picks up support from Ga. teachers' group

One of the largest teachers' groups in Georgia is announcing its support for Democrat Jason Carter, as he challenges Republican Gov. Nathan Deal in the fall. More>>

EPA to host youth symposium in Atlanta

A youth symposium planned by the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to bring students, educators and other environmental stakeholders together in Atlanta next month. More>>

Lawmakers discuss government's role in education

A group of Georgia lawmakers is planning a meeting to discuss the federal government's role in public education. More>>

State Senate group to discuss school discipline

A Georgia state senate committee is hosting a hearing this week to discuss the findings of a study on school discipline strategies. More>>

Grantham elected State Transportation Board chair

Augusta business owner Don Grantham has been elected chair of the State Transportation Board, which oversees the Georgia Department of Transportation. More>>

Barrow, Allen both target Obama in early TV ads

Early campaign ads by Democratic Rep. John Barrow and the Republican challenger for his east Georgia congressional seat are focused on the same target: President Barack Obama. More>>

Democrats to vote on 2016 primary calendar plan

Leaders of the Democratic Party are preparing to approve a plan that sets the 2016 presidential calendar. More>>

New leadership chosen for Ga. transportation board

Three new officers have been elected to lead the Georgia State Transportation Board. More>>

Democratic women teaming up in key Senate states

Democratic women are teaming up to raise campaign cash in key states that will help decide the Senate majority. More>>

GA communities get $39.7 million in federal grants

Gov. Nathan Deal says 82 Georgia communities will receive nearly $40 million in grant funding to work on local economic growth projects. More>>

Candidates for Ga. superintendent debate standards

The candidates for state school superintendent focused on how Georgia should handle national education standards during their first meeting of the general election campaign. More>>

GA officials offer online deer hunting application

Georgia wildlife officials are encouraging deer hunters to fill out an online application that will allow them to participate in this season's deer quota hunt. More>>

Fulton Co. state representatives sue to stop property tax rate increase


Several Fulton County state representatives have filed a lawsuit to stop a 17 percent property tax rate increase in the county. More>>

Six states hold primary elections Tuesday


Six states hold primary elections Tuesday: Oregon, Idaho, Arkansas, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Georgia. More>>

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