ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Athens-Clarke County police are offering travelers tips to avoid becoming crime victims during the holiday season.
Department spokeswoman Hilda Sorrow says those who are traveling and expecting packages to be delivered while they're away should coordinate with a neighbor to have them retrieve the parcels while they're out of town.
ATLANTA (AP) - The 2013 Civil Justice Forum in Atlanta is slated to feature former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour as a guest speaker Thursday.
Organizers say Barbour is expected to discuss how the state approached civil justice reforms and how the initiatives impacted the state's economy.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Department of Transportation officials say they're ready to begin working on bridge upgrades and highway resurfacing projects throughout the state.
A $6.1 million bridge above CSX railroad tracks on a portion of Georgia Route 90 in western Macon County is among the projects.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia National Guard will be able to assist members seeking benefits for same-sex spouses under changes announced yesterday.
The Georgia National Guard says applications for the military ID cards that allow access for health care and benefits will be processed at Fort Benning and the Clay National Guard Center in Marietta by employees being paid with federal funds.
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