ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate has dropped to 6.8 percent.
ELLIJAY, Ga. (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal is set to sign legislation expanding where people with licenses to carry can bring their guns in Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - A gay rights group filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
DENVER (AP) - Authorities say a convicted child molester from Georgia has been arrested in suburban Denver for trying to lure a teenage girl to have sex with him.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - After a shooting at a mall in suburban Atlanta, the victim died of her injuries and the suspect apparently killed himself, police said Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police in suburban Atlanta say they're investigating a reported shooting in a mall's parking lot.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) - DeKalb County authorities say two teenage girls were shot in the chaos following an unauthorized party in a park.
ATLANTA (AP) - State education officials say Georgia's elementary and middle schools improved overall during the last two years. But high schools on average are struggling to boost their students' performance.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - There are concerns at the Savannah Botanical Gardens that a planned sewage treatment plant will send unpleasant smells wafting over the roses.
SYLVANIA, Ga. (AP) - More than two centuries after a daring British surprise attack routed American forces at Brier Creek, new efforts are underway to preserve one of Georgia's least explored Revolutionary War sites.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police say they've recovered a car belonging to the clerk of the Georgia House of Representatives after it was stolen outside the Georgia Capitol.
ATLANTA (AP) - Zoo Atlanta has a new litter of warthog piglets.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say high winds and heavy rains are expected across much of Georgia.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia man who was found guilty but mentally ill after prosecutors say he threatened to kill and eat a judge's children has been sentenced to prison.
ATLANTA (AP) - Residents are objecting to the Archdiocese of Atlanta's plans to renovate a house in the city's upscale Buckhead neighborhood so it can be a home for a group of priests.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - National park land in central Georgia could be greatly expanded under a plan being considered by the federal government.
MORROW (AP) - An inmate injured during a courtroom fight with Clayton County sheriff's deputies has died.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police in Georgia handcuffed a kindergartner after the girl threw a tantrum and the police chief defended the action.
PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A central Alabama judge ordered a man to serve three days in jail for contempt of court for wearing so-called saggy pants.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that would require some people applying for welfare in Georgia to pass a drug test before they could get benefits.
AUGUSTA (AP) - Authorities are investigating after an infant was found dead in an east Georgia mobile home park.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Wildlife officials say that for the first time, they've documented a bald eagle nest on Lake Lanier.
ATLANTA (AP) - April 17 isn't just this year's deadline to submit a federal return for 2011. It's also the last chance for people who paid income tax in 2008 and didn't file a return for that year to put in a claim for a refund.
WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a Waycross police officer shot an unarmed man while searching for a suspect in a killing.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A yellowfin tuna product used to make dishes like sushi and sashimi sold at restaurants and grocery stores has been linked with an outbreak of salmonella that has sickened more than 100 people in 20 states and the District of Columbia, federal health authorities said Friday.
Glenn Grizzard, cousin of the late renowned author and University of Georgia alumnus Lewis Grizzard, has released a children's book "Uga the Baby Bullpup" about the university's beloved mascot.
The state Department of Labor is shuttering seven of its 53 career centers in a move officials say will save the agency about $3 million.
ATLANTA (AP) - In what amounts to a 21st-century version of the house call, Georgia doctors are increasingly seeing their patients via teleconferencing on personal computers, iPads and, if they have the app, iPhone.
ATLANTA - Health officials say nearly 1 in 4 babies are born to unmarried couples who are living together, a significant jump from a decade ago.
(PYONGYANG, North Korea) - North Korea was poised Thursday to send a rocket into space as the nation's young leader ascended to new top political posts strengthening his hold on power.