Georgia state senators overwhelmingly passed a bill that will prohibit energy plants in Franklin and Madison counties from burning railroad crossties. After the 48-0 passing the measure was sent to Gov. Brian
A Norfolk Southern (NS) train carrying various chemicals derailed the night of Sunday, Jan. 6, near Bartow, a small town in east Georgia, causing some of the chemicals being transported to spill.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and more than 350 state and local officials celebrated the opening Aug. 22 of the new Appalachian Regional Port (ARP) in Northwest Georgia.