Former Georgia Gov. Zell Miller dies

Zell Miller, a former two-term Georgia governor and U.S. senator, has died at the age of 86, his family said Friday, March 23 in a statement. According to his family, Miller passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones following treatment for Parkinson's Disease. Miller served as the 79th Governor of Georgia from 1991-1999 and went on to serve in the U.S. Senate from 2000-2005. During his time as governor, Miller created Georgia’s HOPE scholarship, which helps 1.8 million students attend college