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Tensions in the Middle East caused prices to spike briefly, according to Triple A
Ashley Jones has been missing since February. Her mother told an Atlanta television station the remains were Ashley's.
Gov. Nathan Deal today signed an executive order directing state agencies to begin preparations for enactment of H.B. 1, legislation that will allow the use of cannabis oil for eight medical condition
The rate in February was 6.9 percent, down from 7.1 percent.
Triple A says production is outpacing demand
Georgia had 4,245,800 seasonally–adjusted jobs in February, an increase of 25,400, or 0.6 percent, from 4,220,400 in January. Rome has gained 800 jobs over the year.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Roper Corporation, a division of GE, recruit about 80 manufacturing workers for its facility in LaFayette.
Gas dropped two cents in Georgia over the past week.
Triple A officials say prices will continue to be volatile through Memorial Day.
Senate Bill 186 would allow cities and counties to advertise public hearings, zoning changes, proposed tax increases and other legal notices online instead of in the newspaper.
Daylight Saving Time returns at 2 a.m. Sunday, so remember to set your clock ahead one hour before you go to bed Saturday night.
State Representative Eddie Lumsden said the final version of the bill addressed concerns of local governments.
Garrett Terrell Shields walked away from a work detail on Thursday afternoon.
Labor Commissioner Mark Butler says it is the lowest rate since July 2008.
Senate Bill 129, better known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, has made it out of the Georgia Senate Judiciary Committee.