The board also approves several field trips and a bandwidth increase request.
Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, Blue Ridge, announced the members of the House Rural Development Council on Thursday. This council, which includes Rep. Ed Rynders, R-Leesburg, passed as HR 389 during the recent legislative session and is to work with rural communities to find ways to encourage economic growth.
As a boy growing up in Albany during the early ’60s, State School Superintendent Richard Woods lived on Vick Street. He attended nearby Morningside Elementary as a first-grader until his family moved to Virginia Beach, Va., after his third-grade year. Friday morning Woods let nostalgia get the better of him as he visited his old school.
Cristiane Pilon works with other University of Georgia peanut team members to answer the questions they are fielding from Georgia’s peanut producers.
After missing an outright win by less than 2 percentage points, Jon Ossoff, a Democrat, will face former Georgia secretary of state Karen Handel, a Republican, in a runoff election June 20 for the 6th Congressional District of Georgia seat.
Tristan Denley, vice chancellor for academic affairs for the Tennessee Board of Regents, has been named chief academic officer and executive vice chancellor of academic affairs for the University System of Georgia.
Judicial Watch is threatening to sue Georgia’s elections office over what the conservative organization contends is over-registration of voters in 10 counties, including Lee County. The county’s election chief says voter registration is being properly maintained.
U.S. gas prices have reached their highest average in more than a year and a half as prices head for a seasonal peak that should arrive around Memorial Day.