DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) - Laurens County closed all of its public schools Friday after an estimated 150 children went home sick the day before with what health officials suspect is highly contagious norovirus.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Five sheriff's deputies have been disciplined for their handling of a case involving fisherman who reported someone shooting at them at a middle Georgia lake.
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) - Employees at a fast-food restaurant in suburban Atlanta saved a woman and others nearby after her SUV burst into flames in the drive-thru.
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia high school teacher has been arrested and charged with having sexual contact with her male students.
ATLANTA (AP) - Longtime Atlanta news anchor Monica Pearson has revealed she's been diagnosed with liver cancer.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say metro Atlanta's unemployment rate has dropped below 6 percent.
ELLABELLE, Ga. (AP) â" Five people died early Wednesday in a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 16 west of Savannah that authorities said began when a tractor-trailer failed to slow down and smashed into stop-and-go traffic.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say Georgia schools are not required to discard Blue Bell ice cream products, but some of the state's largest school systems say they are doing so.
WEST POINT, Ga. (AP) - A shooting inside the Kia Motors auto manufacturing plant in Georgia left one worker wounded and another in custody after armed officers swarmed the site Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Pete Wheeler, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Veterans Service, died Tuesday as the longest-serving state agency head after holding the job for more than six decades.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge plans to resentence three former Atlanta public school educators who got the stiffest sentences after they were convicted in a conspiracy to inflate student scores on standardized tests.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A family attorney says a former Macon pastor who wanted to be buried in a casket was cremated by mistake.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal said he plans to sign legislation Tuesday to allow a state takeover of "chronically failing" schools and set up a statewide vote in 2016 to authorize the move.
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) - Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.
DALLAS, Ga. (AP) - Police say two men accused of stealing 39 iPads from a Georgia Wal-Mart could be part of a larger crime ring. Last week a couple was accused of stealing 33 iPads valued at more than $15,000 at another Wal-Mart store.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The board that governs Georgia's public colleges and universities is taking a close look at banning tobacco from campuses statewide.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities suspect a former south Georgia banker who disappeared 18 months ago and who faces allegations he stole millions of dollars from investors was growing marijuana in a home in Florida.
ATLANTA (AP) - This was supposed to be the time when Georgia fans began to wonder about the Bulldogs' future without four-year starting quarterback Aaron Murray.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta police say a man who was found dead near Interstate 20 got out of a car on the highway after an argument and likely fell down a steep embankment.
ATLANTA (AP) - Power crews were responding to scattered outages across the state as winds howled and temperatures plunged.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a man accidentally fired his gun in a northeast Georgia restaurant, sending the bullet through his seat and ricocheting off the floor.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - A U.S. marshal told a judge that a south Georgia bank director accused of losing millions of investor dollars before vanishing was homeless before his arrest earlier this week.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters are predicting icy roads and light snow in parts of the north Georgia mountains.
ATLANTA (AP) - A giant yellow M&M has been hoisted atop the structure used for Atlanta's Peach Drop New Year's Eve celebration downtown.
ATLANTA (AP) - Frequent showers and storms have made 2013 Atlanta's fifth wettest year on record.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A Columbus man faces battery charges for allegedly attacking his mother after he couldn't control the family dogs.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia charter schools are fighting a proposal that would require the independent public schools to contribute money toward pension debt for the traditional public education system.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta police say that a U.S. Army soldier has died after he and another man were shot during an apparent robbery while walking on an Atlanta bike trail.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Department of Agriculture officials say a recall has been issued for cheeses being sold in Georgia and Florida.
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.