Friday, March 20, 2009

Weekend Gazette March 21-22, 2009

Join host Valarie Edwards on GPB's Weekend Gazette as she recaps the week's news events and previews the Cherry Blossom Festival.

Weekend Gazette airs Saturday's at and noon and again on Sunday at 4PM.

Friday, March 13, 2009

Weekend Gazette: March 14-15, 2009

On the next edition of Weekend Gazette, Emory University professor Matthew Bernstein talks about his new book "Screening a Lynching."

The book examines the case of Leo Frank, lynched nearly a century ago for allegedly murdering 13-year old Mary Phagan.

Bernstein examines the Frank case and the media hype surrounding it.

Tune in to Weekend Gazette Saturday at noon and again Sunday at four, right here on GPB.

Friday, February 27, 2009

Weekend Gazette February 28-29, 2009

This Saturday at noon, join host Valarie Edwards for the next Weekend Gazette.

We’ll have the latest news from under the Gold Dome. While the Georgia Legislature is in session, we’ll continue to bring you all the latest details on what’s being done that affects you and your community . We also discuss Sonny Perdue addressing the stimulus plan and what that means to Georgians. Below, we have listed contact information for the Governor's office as well as other state entities directly involved with the disbursement of the Stimulus Package.

We’ll have all this and more on this week’s edition of Weekend Gazette this Saturday at noon and again Sunday at four right here on GPB.

Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue
Office of the Governor
Georgia State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334

Office of Planning & Budget
270 Washington Street, S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-3820
Fax: (404) 656-3828

Office of Accounting
Phone: (404) 656-2133
Fax: (404) 463-5089
Suite 1604 (West Tower)
200 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, Georgia 30334-9010

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Weekend Gazette: February 7-8, 2009

On the next Weekend Gazette … lawmakers want to give parents and high school students more options when it comes to choosing a career path. We’ll look at a new bill called "Move On When Ready", targeting 11th and 12th graders. Tune in to Weekend Gazette Saturday at Noon and again Sunday at 4 here on GPB.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Weekend Gazette: January 31, 2009

A Bill that would overhaul the state's indigent defense program is making its way through the General Assembly.

The measure is likely to pit advocates for poor defendants against some state lawmakers who say the program is simply not working.

Join host Valarie Edwards for Weekend Gazette, Saturday at noon and again Sunday at 4 right here on GPB.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Weekend Gazette: January 24-25, 2009

Making good on the promise that no child will be left behind, President Barack Obama has made re-tooling the nation’s public schools a priority for his administration. Coming up on the next Weekend Gazette … a look at how federal policy is likely to play out here in Georgia … just as the state faces a record budget shortfall.

Also, follow this link to see a copy of "The Top Ten Issues to Watch in 2009" by the Georgia Partnership For Excellence in Education.

Friday, January 16, 2009

Weekend Gazette: January 17-18, 2009

On this edition of Weekend Gazette, news from under the Gold Dome at the first week of the 2009 legislative session wraps up.

And, joining us here in the GPB studios, state Senator Emanuel Jones (D-Decatur).

Jones has called on President-elect Barak Obama to come to the aid of minority auto dealers hard hit by the nation's faltering economy.

Plus, a birthday salute to a remarkable Georgian. Eleanor "Sandy" Torrey-West turned 96 years old this week.