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  • High Profile Politicians Campaign For GA Governor Candidates
  • Former APS Educators Surrender To Begin Prison Terms

  • Job Training Grant Money Goes Unspent In Fulton County
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  • Health Departments Along Coast Begin Offering Flu Shots

A coastal Georgia spaceport is still far from liftoff, but it might already be attracting new business.

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  • Atlanta City Council Holds Listening Session On Street Name Changes

  • Family Of Georgia Tech Shooting Victim Sues The University
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  • District 28 Redo Set For December 4th

  • Election Redo Ordered For State House District 28
  • Carter Supports Abrams Rural Healthcare Vision
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  • Judge Rules Against Paper Ballots For November Election
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  • Coca Cola: "No Interest In Marijuana Or Cannabis"

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  • Georgia Red Cross Volunteers Deploy For Florence Recovery
  • Parks & Trails Network Proposed Along Chattahoochee River

  • Hurricane Florence Poses Minimal Risk To Georgia
  • Atlanta City Council Discusses The Future Of The Gulch
  • College Football Teams Adjust Weekend Schedules

  • Hurricane Florence Will Impact Georgia
  • Attorneys: State Can't Take Over Hartsfield Jackson Airport Until 2036
  • GBI Sends Atlanta City Hall Open Records Probe Results To Attorney General

  • Gov. Deal Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Hurricane Florence
  • Abrams, Kent Schedule Two Debates
  • Hearing On Switch To Paper Ballots Underway

  • New GM At Hartsfield Jackson Airport
  • Affordable Housing Complex Opens In Atlanta
  • Hurricane Florence

  • Augusta Enacts Smoking Ban
  • Organization Calls For Transparency In Ambulance Provider Selection Process
  • Christian University In GA. Cuts Ties With Nike

  • Mayor Bottoms Cancels Agreement To House ICE Detainees At City Jail
  • Augusta Boarding House For Homeless And Indigent Ordered Closed
  • Former Atlanta Police Officer Re-Indicted On Felony Murder Charge

  • $50m To Georgia Farmers To Cover Tariff Losses
  • Record Number Of Children In Georgia Foster Care System
  • Project Chronicles South's LGBTQ History

  • New Atlanta Web Portal To Show Government Spending
  • Contentious Debate For Rights To Provide Augusta Ambulance Service
  • Braves Try Again Against Red Sox Tonight At SunTrust Park

  • Reward Offered In Confederate Monument Vandalization 
  • Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice To Be Sworn In
  • Atlanta Dream One Win Away From WNBA Finals Berth

  • Kasim Reed Defends Half Million Dollars In Bonus Payments
  • Confederate Avenue New Name Selected
  • S.A.F.E. Commission Views New Voting System Options

  • Convicted NSA Leaker Reality Winner 'Grateful' To President Trump
  • Former Medical Examiner Sentenced To 8 Years In 'Sex For Opiods' Scheme
  • Cumberland Island Featured On U.S. Mint Commemorative Coin

  • New Name For Newly Renovated Philips Arena
  • Relocating Homeless People Who Sleep At Hartsfield Jackson Airport
  • More Toll Lanes For Cobb County

  • Dragon Con Upgrades Security Plan
  • Voting Machine Vendors Pitch State Election Officials
  • Atlanta Dream Continues WNBA Playoff Run Tonight

  • Grady Hospital Was On Terrorist Trainer's Target List
  • Augusta University Health Reports Dramatic Financial Turn Around
  • Allman Brothers Band Founder Suffers Stroke

  • Randolph County Precincts To Remain Open
  • 76K New Residents In Metro Atlanta
  • Martinez Goes For MLS Scoring Record Tonight

  • Judge Sentences NSA Leaker To 63 Months
  • Atlanta's Oglethorpe University Launches Innovative Tuition Plan
  • Renovations At Augusta National Golf Course Announced

  • Buford County School Superintendent On Tape Using Racial Slurs
  • 15-Year-Old Girl Rescued From Sex Traffickers In Marietta
  • Marietta High School Athletes Can Play During GHSA Appeal Process

  • Atlanta Activists Call For Close Of City Detention Center
  • Georgia Gets $10.3m Grant From U.S. Election Assistance Commission
  • Cobb Co. Judge Rules Marietta High School Athletes Should Get New GHSA Hearings

GOP candidate for governor Brian Kemp.
Grant Blankenship / GPB

There’s a question a lot of Georgians have been asking this election season: given that the secretary of state oversees elections in the state, why doesn’t Brian Kemp have to step down from that position as he seeks to become governor?


Cathy Cox is well suited to answer that question. Today Cox is the dean of Walter F. George School of Law At Mercer University in Macon. She’s also run for governor as a Democrat while serving as Georgia’s secretary of state.

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  • Atlanta Dream Earn First Round Bye In WNBA Playoffs

Grant Blankenship / GPB

Published August 7, 2018

The Macon-Bibb County Commission failed to set a new property tax rate after a contentious meeting Tuesday. That means some services could grind to a halt. 

Local libraries were already within a week of running out of money when commissioners went at each other in a debate over a substantial increase in property taxes Tuesday night. Ultimately, commissioners could find no middle ground and tabled the issue.

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  • Data Breach At Augusta University Potentially Impacts 400K 
  • State Road And Tollway Authority Eliminates Caps on I-85, I-75 Tolls