NEW YORK (AP) - Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low.
ATLANTA (AP) - Crews were repairing damage to some businesses in downtown Atlanta on Wednesday, a day after protesters filled the streets in mostly peaceful opposition to the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision.
ATLANTA (AP) - More than 1.3 million Georgians are expected to travel on state highways and use the world's busiest airport through Sunday for Thanksgiving.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - There's no need for any extra motivation when Georgia faces Georgia Tech.
ATLANTA (AP) - Activists plan to rally in downtown Atlanta in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's highest court ruled Monday that a state law allowing courts to contract with private probation companies to supervise misdemeanor offenders is constitutional but does not allow for additional requirements beyond what is imposed by the courts.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say the Atlanta Streetcar has been involved in two crashes with vehicles while being tested before next month's expected launch.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Power reports that fewer than 300 of its customers remain without power after severe storms crossed the state.
ITHONIA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a woman was in critical condition after being shot at a MARTA bus stop in the Lithonia area of DeKalb County.
PERRY, Ga. (AP) - Despite criticism, former Gov. Sonny Perdue says he's proud of his efforts to support fishing, including committing the state government to borrow $14 million for an aquarium in rural Georgia.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Forecasters say severe weather is possible in the Southern Plains and across the Deep South over the next few days.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police and leaders in the Atlanta area were preparing Thursday for protests and possible unrest as a grand jury in Missouri decides whether to criminally charge a white officer who fatally shot a black man.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7.7 percent.
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC says it has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development, the second outlet within a day to put off or abandon a Cosby project after another sexual assault allegation against the comic emerged.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Employers went on a hiring spree in January and drove down the unemployment rate for a fifth straight month to 8.3 percent, its lowest point in nearly three years.
IN BRIEF: A Rockdale County Sheriff's Office School Resource Officer working at Heritage High School has been placed on administrative leave during an internal investigation into accusations of an "inappropriate relationship" with a student.
LILBURN, Ga. (AP) - The South's iconic groundhog, Gen. Beauregard Lee, waddled out of his "Weathering Heights" mansion and failed to see his shadow on the Georgia red dirt.
AUGUSTA (AP) - The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice has announced another firing at the Augusta Youth Development Campus.
MIAMI (AP) - In its initial review of No Child Left Behind waiver requests, the U.S. Education Department highlighted a similar weakness in nearly every application: States did not do enough to ensure schools would be held accountable for the performance of all students.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. home prices fell for a third straight month in nearly all cities tracked by a major index. The declines show that most homeowners are not reaping the benefits from some signs of an improving housing market.
State attorneys are appealing a judge's order that favored five fathers who are targeting Georgia's practice of jailing parents who don't pay child support.
A Georgia inmate is set to be put to death for the 2001 murders of a Paulding County woman and her 3-year-old daughter.
LAWRENCEVILLE (AP) - A Gwinnett County jury has awarded $2.3 million in damages after a judge determined that Kroger destroyed and manipulated key video evidence involving an injured customer.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia will limit the number of wild turtles that hunters can capture because of fears that increased demand from markets in East Asia could hurt local populations.
Ben Jones, the actor who played "Crazy" Cooter Davenport in "The Dukes of Hazzard," is credited with having helped destroy Newt Gingrich's Congressional career by leveling accusations of tax dodging at him, which ultimately led to his resignation from the speakership, according to an article on The Guardian's website.
ATLANTA (AP) - More than 1,500 students, teachers, parents and advocates of school choice stormed the Georgia Capitol on Wednesday, telling lawmakers that the state's children deserve educational options.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Stone Mountain woman has been charged with first-degree homicide by vehicle, drunken driving and reckless driving after an Atlanta police officer was struck and killed by a car late Tuesday night, authorities said.
NEW YORK (AP) - J.C. Penney is permanently marking down all of its merchandise by at least 40 percent so shoppers will no longer have to wait for a sale to get the lowest prices in its stores.
ATLANTA (AP) - Senate Democratic Chairman Doug Stoner is proposing legislation that would make the state's ethics commission an independent agency.