ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 7.4 percent in December amid strong job growth in the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - A state lawmaker behind an effort to overhaul Georgia's civil forfeiture laws has made key changes to the bill, which stalled last year amid objections from law enforcement.
LOGANVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police in an Atlanta suburb are evacuating some residents near a home where gunshots were fired.
ATLANTA (AP) - Temperatures dropped to 7 degrees in the north Georgia mountains and 17 degrees in Atlanta as arctic air settled over Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - Another blast of arctic air is expected to move into the state, bringing temperatures that will feel as cold as 10 degrees below zero to parts of the northeast Georgia mountains.
ATLANTA (AP) - Hundreds of people filled Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Monday to remember and reflect on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., who preached at the church.
ATLANTA (AP) - Haleigh Cox's seizure disorder makes all her days hard. She has up to 100 seizures a day. When her breathing stopped earlier this month, her mom, Janea Cox, thought she had lost her only child.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A jury has convicted two Georgia men of plotting to make the poison ricin to target government officials.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - One of the worst shrimp seasons in decades has Smith & Sons Seafood owner Walker "Big John" Smith Jr. fearing what will happen if his business has to suffer through another year like 2013.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers have agreed to move up the state primary to May 20, and the bill now heads to the governor for his signature.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four states - Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas - would again have to get approval from the Justice Department before making any changes in the way they hold elections under a bipartisan bill introduced Thursday to restore parts of the Voting Rights Act that the Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing the state employee health plan cover treatment of autism, a move applauded by advocates who say early intervention can improve behavior and quality of life.
ATLANTA (AP) - The NAACP is looking to collect 1,000 firearms during a gun buyback at Turner Field in Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - State Sen. Jason Carter says Gov. Nathan Deal is forgetting about the middle class in favor of big businesses and arguing state education cuts have forced an increase in local property taxes.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Jeremy Pruitt says he didn't have to think twice about leaving Florida State for Georgia after he learned coach Mark Richt was looking for a new defensive coordinator.
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.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta's High Museum of Art acquired three new pieces during its annual Collectors Evening.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia father is pleading with whoever stole an urn that held his newborn daughter's ashes to return it to the family.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say results of an autopsy are expected as early as Tuesday as police investigate the death of a woman whose body was found underneath a fallen tree in southeast Atlanta.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The Savannah Film Office says an upcoming zombie movie filming in the Georgia city involves a Civil War-era story line.
By KATE BRUMBACK and RAY HENRY, Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - The owner of a small Jewish publication in Atlanta is resigning over a column he wrote suggesting Israel might consider a hit on President Barack Obama.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's top court has unanimously upheld the murder convictions and life prison sentences given to a metro Atlanta couple for strangling and beating to death the woman's young daughter.