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.
ATLANTA (AP) - Admission to all 401 national parks, including the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Atlanta, will be free on Monday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal is set to propose a nearly $547 million increase in state education funding when he submits his budget proposal to state lawmakers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters are warning that a mix of rain and snow could fall across parts of north Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers will be reviving an effort to expand gun rights, but will be starting over with new legislation and weighing the possibility of giving college presidents and religious leaders the option of whether to allow guns on public campuses and in places of worship, according to interviews with key lawmakers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say a wintry mix of precipitation is possible across parts of North Georgia.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Some townspeople on Tybee Island near Savannah are expressing concerns about plans for a wind turbine, but others say the structure represents a unique opportunity for the beach town and should be welcomed.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Southern Christian Leadership Conference is lobbying state lawmakers to approve building a statue of Martin Luther King Jr. on the steps of the state Capitol.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia cornerback Shaq Wiggins has been released on bail following his arrest for driving with a suspended license.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia defensive coordinator Todd Grantham has accepted a similar position on Bobby Petrino's staff at Louisville.
SAVANNAH (AP) - Police say a Savannah businessman is charged with firing gunshots from his Audi convertible into the sport-utility vehicle of a vacationing family traveling on Interstate 95.
ATLANTA - Atlanta police say 17-month-old twin sisters are recovering from mild dehydration after they were locked in their mother's car for over an hour.
ATLANTA - Georgia has been awarded $1 million by Complete College America to help more students in the state finish their degree.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - A classmate of a recent Mercer University law school graduate has been charged with killing her.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two Georgia high school football players have died, one of them after he collapsed while leaving the field after practice.
ATLANTA (AP) - There's no doubt it's going to be hot in Georgia for the rest of the week. The question is whether the heat will be record-breaking.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia University has fallen out of the top five on the Princeton Review's annual party school list.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities who charged a Georgia man with killing his wife are now looking into the death of his first wife in 1990.
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) - The parents of a 2-year-old who died in a hot van outside a Jonesboro day care center have welcomed a judge's order for a teenager to create a memorial to the toddler.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Attorney General's Office has published a list of identification documents that may be used to get benefits and services from state and local agencies.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ending a perilous stalemate, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders announced a historic agreement Sunday night on emergency legislation to avert the nation's first-ever financial default.
The dramatic resolution lifted a cloud that had threatened the still-fragile economic recovery at home - and it instantly powered a rise in financial markets overseas.
ATLANTA (AP) - The arrival of August is not bringing cooler weather to Georgia.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Hall County's district attorney has cleared two sheriff's deputies of wrongdoing in a fatal shooting.
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) - The Henry County Fire Department says a school bus caught fire while picking up students on the morning of the first day of school.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Erroll Davis says the district is starting the school year with $10 million cuts.