AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A trip to county jail or state prison might not be the worst sight ahead for some of Augusta's poorest criminal defendants.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia school district will provide every student with free breakfast and lunch starting next year.
NEW YORK (AP) - Oh, those puppy eyes.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new government report shows smoking by teens hit a new low last year while the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Power is shuttering coal and oil powered units throughout the state as part of a plan that was approved by the Georgia Public Service Commission.
ATLANTA (AP) - An emotional Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that permits the use of medical marijuana to treat eight serious health problems.
NEW YORK (AP) - For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 6.3 percent is unchanged from the previous month, and still well below the 7.3 percent rate from a year ago.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say a dog was found trembling after someone discarded the animal and his bed in a Dumpster behind a metro Atlanta Goodwill store.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lottery officials say more than $261 million in proceeds was used to fund education initiatives during the third quarter of 2014.
ATLANTA (AP) - A firefighter training exercise is expected to create smoke plumes near the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) - Fast-food workers rallied in College Park and planned another demonstration in Atlanta as they and others across the nation called for the federal minimum wage to be raised to $15.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say the hunt for a 10-foot metal rooster stolen from outside an Athens business has ended in a Georgia forest, where Rocket the Rusty Roster was discovered under a pile of wood.
DUBLIN, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's NAACP chapter president is calling for a middle Georgia teacher and her husband - a local school board member - to resign after allegations that the teacher made negative comments about President Barack Obama during class.
ATLANTA (AP) - Students at Georgia's public colleges and universities will see tuition increases this fall, after university system officials Tuesday backed increases including a 9 percent per semester boost at Georgia Tech and the University of Georgia.
LifePoint Hospitals, which owns Rockdale Medical Center, and Duke University Health System have expanded their collaborative effort by entering into a national quality agreement to enhance patient safety.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta city officials say they're preparing to conduct a count of the city's homeless population.
LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 14, 2015--Out of an abundance of caution, Publix Super Markets is issuing a voluntary recall for ready-to-cook beef and chicken fajitas and pork chorizo burgers because they may contain peanuts that are not declared on the packaging. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the products which include:
ATLANTA (AP) - The chairman of Georgia's parole board says he backs Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal to create a new agency to supervise people on parole or probation.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Police in Athens are investigating the shooting death of a University of Georgia student who was killed off-campus.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal is urging lawmakers to take dramatic action on transportation and education issues facing Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Vidalia onion farmer's lawsuit challenging the Georgia agriculture commissioner's authority to regulate the famous crop is going back to court.
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) - A man who fatally shot a sheriff's deputy who stopped him for speeding on a Georgia interstate was put to death Tuesday for the 1998 killing, which was captured on the patrol car's video camera.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police and funeral directors in Gainesville have a mystery on their hands: Someone is breaking into hearses and stealing the stretchers used to carry deceased people.
VALLEY, Ala. (AP) - A middle school principal in eastern Alabama wants to stockpile cans of food such as corn and peas in classrooms so that students could hurl them as weapons in a last-resort confrontation with a school intruder.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia state government's top leaders are united on one point: Something must be done this year to pay for the state's transportation needs.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say parts of northeast Georgia and eastern parts of the state remain under a dense fog advisory.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge in Atlanta is set to hear arguments in a dispute over who owns the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and traveling Bible.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Georgia death row inmate who killed a sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop is set to be executed.
NEW YORK (AP) - Energy companies are leading a decline on the stock market as crude oil continues to tumble.