ATLANTA (AP) - With three days left in the year's session, Georgia lawmakers plowed through a packed calendar on Friday sending bills to Gov. Nathan Deal for his signature or across the hall to the other chamber for review.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House has rejected a bill preventing cities from banning plastic bags.
ATLANTA (AP) - A divisive religious freedom bill stalled Thursday in a Georgia House committee after a Republican member of the panel successfully added anti-discrimination language to the proposal.
ATLANTA (AP) - An autism insurance bill considered dead earlier this week got a new lease on life Thursday when two key legislators from the House and Senate announced a compromise plan they hope will pass before the session ends next week.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's largest public beach could become off limits to smoking next year.
WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in northeast Georgia have charged two young men with killing a deer in a pasture where it was known to mingle with a farmer's cows.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state Senate has overwhelmingly passed a slightly tweaked substitute measure to a House bill that apparently clears the way for Uber, Lyft and other ride sharing firms to keep operating in Georgia.
EUHARLEE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a small town police chief and assistant chief in northwest Georgia have been charged with stealing government funds and violating their oaths of office.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal will announce Friday that he plans to sign a hard-fought medical marijuana bill into law after the 2015 General Assembly session ends April 2 and will order state agencies to begin preparing to implement it, his office said Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Members of a Georgia House panel made some changes to a divisive "religious freedom" bill, but left opponents who say it could provide legal cover for discrimination against gays and transgender people dissatisfied.
TLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House approved Gov. Nathan Deal's plan allowing a state takeover of schools dubbed "chronically failing" on Wednesday, setting up a statewide vote in 2016.
ATLANTA (AP) - The chairman of a key House committee says a proposal to require insurance coverage of autism therapy won't receive a floor vote this session.
ATLANTA (AP) - A bill allowing a form of medical marijuana is headed to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal after a two-year legislative battle.
Georgia is home to more than 234,000 Vietnam War veterans, and the state seeks to honor them with a new program to be unveiled next week.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia wildlife officials say they're stocking the state's waterways with fish before the opening of trout fishing season.
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials say a pygmy sperm whale that was stranded on Jekyll Island last month had a digestive tract that was blocked by two pieces of plastic sheeting.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - A Columbus hospital is joining the Mayo Clinic Care Network.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Braves announced Monday they are leaving Turner Field and moving into a new 42,000-seat, $672 million stadium about 10 miles from downtown in 2017. Atlanta's mayor said the city wasn't willing match an offer from suburban Cobb County worth $450 million in taxpayer funding.
ATLANTA (AP) - The head of Georgia's Ethics Commission who is accused of intervening in a case involving Gov. Nathan Deal received pay increases despite being hired as the agency said it had to cut costs.
ARLTON, Ga. (AP) - A giant tortoise that went missing in northeast Georgia has been found after a motorist spotted the 50-pound animal crossing a road.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. women have recovered all the jobs they lost to the Great Recession. The same can't be said for men, who remain 2.1 million jobs short.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia teenager convicted of fatally shooting a baby in the face while trying to rob the child's mother faces sentencing before a judge who could send him to prison for the rest of his life.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Some students who get in trouble in an east Georgia school system will be doing community service projects instead of being suspended.
SENOIA, Ga. (AP) - An actor playing a zombie on the set of the hit cable show "The Walking Dead" is recovering after reports that he was struck by a military vehicle during filming in Georgia.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Braves will host students, parents and employees from a Decatur school where police say a bookkeeper in the front office talked a suspect into surrendering after a gun battle.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Opening a possible diplomatic solution to avoid a U.S. military strike, Syria's foreign minister on Monday welcomed a suggestion floated by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to move all the country's chemical weapons under international control.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio driver who made an online video confessing to causing a fatal wrong-way crash after drinking heavily has turned himself in on charges of aggravated vehicular homicide.
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) - Police say two teenage boys have been hospitalized with serious injuries after they fell several hundred feet from a cliff at Stone Mountain Park.
ATLANTA (AP) - A panel appointed by the Georgia governor decided Friday that state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, who's facing federal wire and mail fraud charges, should not be suspended from office.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.