GDOT Plans Meetings Around Ga for Statewide Transportation Plan

GDOT will attend a festival in every GDOT district to gather input via survey for the upcoming Statewide Transportation Plan.

19 Charged in Largest Healthcare Scheme in S. Ga District History

More than a dozen defendants, including 10 physicians and other medical professionals, have been charged for their alleged participation in a massive healthcare fraud scheme responsible for – in the Southern District of Georgia alone – more than $400 million in losses to Medicare.

Man Sentenced for Purchasing Stamps with Counterfeit Checks

The man negotiated over 200 counterfeit and forged checks at post offices in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Alabama, and Kentucky, defrauding the United States Postal Service of over $140,000.

Report: 57 Deadliest Roads in Georgia

It is fairly easy to identify the cause of the increasingly frequent motor vehicle accidents. Distracted driving, following too closely, unsafe speed, failure to yield, and weather conditions all top the list of causes. But are some roads more dangerous than others?

67 Charged in Ga-Fl Health Care Fraud Scheme

The conduct allegedly resulted in more than $160 million in fraudulent billings.  Those charged included physicians as well as other medical and business professionals.

Army Corps Begins Cost Study of Removing Underwater Training Wall

This will be interesting to watch! The now-underwater wall once aided commercial shipping in the early 20th century by keeping the navigation channel deep for the port in Augusta on the Georgia side of the river.

Georgia Power Proposes Rate Increases in January

Georgia Power is seeking to raise costs on customers to generate an additional $2.2 billion over 3 years. The company says Georgia's rates are below the national average.

Federal Gasoline Standards Relaxed for Some Georgia Counties

This was a request by the State of Georgia. The hope is that it will lower costs at the pump.

GA Dept of Driver Services: “We’ve Improved Customer Contact”

DDS operates one of the busiest customer contact centers in the State handling an average of 92,950 calls each month -- over one million calls annually.

Truck Driver Pleads Guilty to Dumping 3,000 Gallons of Fuel, Prompting School Evacuation

The driver of a diesel fuel truck who dumped thousands of gallons of diesel fuel onto land draining into a Thomasville, Georgia creek in 2018, shutting down a school and causing a federally-led clean-up, entered a guilty plea for his crime in federal court