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.

Friday, January 9, 2009

Weekend Gazette: January 3-4, 2009

Georgia will be well represented at the inauguration festivities for the nation's 44th President.

We'll tell you who's headed to the nation's capitol and why.

And, we revisit the Georgia coast, once a renowned destination for race car enthusiasts.

All of that and more comes your way on Weekend Gazette!