Georgia House backs push to keep lottery winners anonymous

Georgia lottery players who win big can stay anonymous under a proposal approved by the state House. The House voted 173-1 on Monday in favor...




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Georgia lawmakers mull paper ballot voting system

As Georgia lawmakers consider scrapping electronic voting machines for a system that uses paper ballots, a razor-thin margin in a U.S. House race over 500 miles away in Western Pennsylvania has highlighted a crucial distinction between the two systems: the presence of an auditable paper trail.

Trion Man Accused of Child Molestation Injures Police Officer in Attempt to Flee

Darren Allan Vincent, 47 of Trion, was arrested after authorities said a police officer was injured when Vincent struck the officer in a Floyd...

Affleck, Damon’s production company to adopt inclusion rider

Prominent producers and celebrities like Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Paul Feig are jumping on the inclusion rider bandwagon following Frances McDormand’s best actress Oscar acceptance speech.


Bamboo buffet: Food for hungry pandas is grown in backyards

Georgians are growing bamboo in their backyards to help feed the pandas at Zoo Atlanta.

US probes 4 deaths in Hyundai-Kia cars when air bags failed

Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government’s road safety...

USDA Decides Not to Impose Additional Regulatory Requirements for Organic Producers and Handlers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week announced the decision to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule published on...


Trump-linked data analysis firm taps 50M Facebook profiles

A data analysis firm employed by President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign tapped the Facebook profiles of more than 50 million users without their permission, allowing it to capitalize on the private social media activity of a large portion of the U.S. electorate