Georgia may soon stand alone with its brewery restrictions

Mississippi may soon amend its laws to allow craft brewers to make on-premises retail sales of beer . . .

Tags: beer wholesalers , craft brewers

School boards association opposes takeover plan

GSBA’s board joins more than two dozen local school boards in opposing Gov. Nathan Deal’s school takeover proposal . . .

Tags: GSBA , Opportunity School District , school takeover plan

Political Notes — There won’t be a government shutdown after all

Georgia congressmen — at least, most of them — vote to continue funding the federal government and avoid a shutdown on Friday . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Douglas County racial issues , federal government funding , Tom Worthan , voter registration citizenship requirements

Two more school boards oppose OSD amendment

More opposition from local school boards arises to Gov. Nathan Deal’s school takeover proposal . . .

Tags: local school boards oppose , Opportunity School District

FDIC settles lawsuit with Rep. Morris, other bank directors

An FDIC lawsuit against state Rep. Greg Morris over a bank failure has been settled . . .

Tags: bank failure , FDIC lawsuit , Greg Morris

Georgia delegation votes to override Obama veto

Congress votes for its first override of a veto by President Obama . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , veto override

Political Notes: School takeover opponents file suit

A late-breaking lawsuit challenges the “Opportunity School District” constitutional amendment on the Nov. 8 election ballot . . .

Tags: Brandon Phillips , Fulton County lawsuit , Georgia Senate race , school takeover amendment

Olens-KSU rumors surface again

Once again, rumors swirl that Attorney General Sam Olens will be appointed president of Kennesaw State and replaced as A-G by Chris Carr . . .

Tags: Chris Carr , Kennesaw Statew , Nathan Deal , Sam Olens

Political Notes — Kemp agrees to restore purged voters

The state’s chief elections officer agrees to suspend a vote purging procedure that could potentially make it possible for thousands of rejected minority applicants to vote in the Nov. 8 election . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , civil rights groups , DECAL , federal lawsuit , minority voters , voter registration procedure

Whether it’s the old SAT or the new, Georgia scores are up

Georgia high school students did OK on the new and old versions of the SAT college entrance exam this year . . .

Tags: Georgia SAT scores