Friday, May 24 2013 9:30 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:30:13 GMT
Information from GA Pundit- Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield soldiers began Memorial Day observances Thursday. Several Gold Star Families - who like the Bookers have lost a family member to conflictMore >>
Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield soldiers began Memorial Day observances Thursday. In 2013, Georgia lost 26 armed services members who gave their lives for us and their names were read in the State Capitol as part of our observance of Memorial Day.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:01 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:01:21 GMT
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Legal woes are piling up for the leader of Georgia's Democratic Party. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/199UTSo) that a lawsuit filed in Gwinnett CountyMore >>
A lawsuit filed in Gwinnett County this week accuses Mike Berlon of failing to distribute nearly $1 million from a trust he created for a friend and his son.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-24 03:45:38 GMT
A Cordele man is out of jail tonight, accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from his former employer. Crisp County Investigators say 25-year-old James Aultman stole more than $10,000More >>
A Cordele man is out of jail tonight, accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from his former employer.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:40 PM EDT2013-05-24 03:40:13 GMT
Albany Police are putting on a free gospel concert this weekend. It's free, but they will accept donations to fund the department's annual community picnic in June. Musical artists from around SouthMore >>
Albany Police are putting on a free gospel concert this weekend.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-24 03:35:30 GMT
A couple of South Georgia mayors attended a forum at the Albany Civil Rights Institute to enlighten the public on how city governments run, Thursday. Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard and Baconton Mayor AnnetteMore >>
A couple of South Georgia mayors attended a forum at the Albany Civil Rights Institute to enlighten the public on how city governments run, Thursday.More >>
September 16, 2005
Norman Park-- An emotional day for Governor Sonny Perdue as he paid a visit to hundreds of Hurricane Katrina victims in South Georgia.
President Bush declared Friday a National Day of Prayer for hurricane survivors. Governor Purdue did the same on the state level to encourage Georgians to pray for Katrina's victims. Friday afternoon, Governor Purdue visited the hundreds of evacuees calling the Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Norman Park a temporary home.
The evacuees were bussed from devastated Biloxi, Mississippi. Perdue flew over that area earlier this week and saw the damage first-hand. He led an emotional prayer at Norman Park to give evacuees hope and faith.
"Prayer may be simple but it's powerful and I believe something as simple as prayer changes things and I think it's appropriate that we come together as a nation of faith, get on our knees, pour out our heart before God," says Governor Perdue.
Thousands of Katrina evacuees are now living in Georgia. Governor Perdue says the state is prepared to absorb the cost of helping evacuees rebuild their lives.