DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Taxpayers in one metro Atlanta county are paying about $16,000 a month to a suspended leader because of a state law requiring compensation until a public corruption case he's involved in is resolved.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - A federal judge has rejected a plea agreement for Georgia businesswoman Edna Goble, who was indicted for bribing a former Greenville Public Schools superintendent to use her reading program for children.
ATLANTA (AP) - Republican lawmakers abandoned a push Tuesday to decriminalize carrying a gun on Georgia's college campuses as they try to rally support for legislation that would allow firearms in churches, bars and arm school teachers.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia Senate Committee has narrowly approved a bill requiring food stamp recipients who are suspected of drug abuse to submit to drug testing.
ATLANTA (AP) - A lawyer involved in the dispute over Martin Luther King Jr.'s Bible and Nobel Peace Prize says few words were exchanged as King's daughter Bernice quietly surrendered the items so they could be placed in a safe deposit box.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate has passed a bill criminalizing "revenge porn," a trend involving explicit photographs being posted without permission to the Internet.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Savannah has kicked off the week leading to its massive St. Patrick's Day celebration with a much more quiet ceremony honoring the city's Irish heritage.
ATLANTA (AP) - The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has warned Georgia's governor it wants input on any monument to the slain civil rights icon that might be erected on the grounds of the state Capitol.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - As kingsnakes decline in localized areas of the Southeast, the abundance of one of their common meals - the venomous copperhead - seems to be increasing.
ATLANTA (AP) - State officials say a recent study shows that Georgia's pre-kindergarten program increased school readiness, and children who participated scored higher in language and math evaluations.
ATLANTA (AP) - The daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. plans to speak out about a judge's order that she turn over her father's Bible and Nobel Peace Prize to the court's control pending the outcome of a legal dispute.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's unemployment rate has declined to 7.3 percent.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say snow is possible in parts of the north Georgia mountains, with widespread heavy rain expected across other parts of the state.
NORCROSS, Ga. (AP) - Police in suburban Atlanta say a man accused of throwing his 2-year-old dog from a second-floor balcony has been charged with animal cruelty.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia State Patrol promises to ramp up New Year's Eve patrols on the lookout for drunk drivers, and authorities are encouraging residents to plan ahead and avoid the dangers of impaired driving.
ATLANTA (AP) - Many people who visit Atlanta for the hundreds of conventions the city hosts each year never make it out of the few blocks around their hotels. But the city has much more to offer, and some attractions are even free.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a 27-year-old middle Georgia man has pleaded guilty to prostituting three juveniles from motel rooms in Macon and Tybee Island.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - An ex-DeKalb County police sergeant has been sentenced to 10-years of probation for pulling a gun during a dispute at a drive-thru window.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The weather may have been gloomy in Savannah on Dec. 14, but Georgia Benton was all smiles as she was inducted into the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
ATLANTA (AP) - A jury on Thursday acquitted a state lawmaker accused of illegally claiming mileage and expense reimbursement from the state and will return to his Senate duties.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state is expecting to receive more than $50 million in federal education grants over the next four years.
ATLANTA (AP) - U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston is defending comments he made suggesting that poor students who are part of the nation's school lunch program should sweep cafeteria floors.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Department of Labor officials say extended federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed in Georgia will expire soon without congressional intervention.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says his office is going to review a task force's recommendations to use digitally-based programs to improve student achievement.
TLANTA (AP) - On her way to work, Ira Curry heard on the radio that one of the winning lottery ticket numbers was her family's lucky No. 7. She called home, her daughter checked the ticket and in an instant, Curry was a multi-millionaire.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate dropped to 7.7 percent in November, its lowest mark since November 2008.
ATLANTA (AP) - The latest wreck on a metro Atlanta freeway system that features names such as Spaghetti Junction, Peach Passes and HOT lanes involved a ham jam.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - State agents are investigating social media accounts where nude photos of metro Atlanta teenagers are being shared.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A north Georgia school board has approved a measure allowing some resource officers to carry long-range rifles.