DALLAS (AP) - Willie Pearl Mackey knew how to decipher the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s writing. She was used to his sloppy cursive and large vocabulary.
ATLANTA (AP) - A freezing highway contributed to more than a dozen accidents Friday, raising questions about whether Georgia's transportation officials are prepared for winter weather.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - The parent company of the Marietta Daily Journal has purchased the Rome News Publishing Company at a bankruptcy auction.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge has set a weeklong window for the execution of a Georgia death row inmate convicted of killing a fellow inmate.
ABBEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in southwest Georgia say someone stole nine buses used to haul watermelons and sold them to a scrap yard.
ATLANTA (AP) - State officials are planning to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. ahead of Monday's holiday honoring the civil rights leader.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal has proposed a nearly $45 billion budget for state government as the economy improves and tax collections climb.
Icy road conditions, wrecks reported in northern Georgia
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - A 60-day crowdfunding campaign for Nuci's Space, aimed both at restoring the "R.E.M. steeple" and helping the nonprofit group fund the health care assistance and other services it provides to local musicians, has fallen short of its $250,000 goal.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say they're helping Atlanta's public transit agency recruit 18 new police officers.
ATLANTA (AP) - The man who dialed 911 to report accidentally shooting his wife as she slept in their suburban Atlanta home early New Year's Day waited nearly two minutes to mention where he worked.
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.
ATLANTA (AP) - Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo behind one of the decade's most memorable songs, "Jump," has died at an Atlanta hospital of an apparent drug overdose, authorities said. He was 34.
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A gunshot intended for a rattlesnake led authorities to briefly lock down an elementary school in northeast Georgia.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - A drifter previously convicted of killing and beheading hikers in Florida and Georgia was sentenced Thursday to four additional life sentences in federal prison for kidnapping and murdering a North Carolina couple in a national forest.
BOSTON - The surviving Boston Marathon bombings suspect has been released from a civilian hospital and transferred to a federal medical detention center in central Massachusetts.
CANTON, Ga. (AP) - The former treasurer of a metro Atlanta elementary school's PTA is accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the organization and more than $5,800 from another school's booster club.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the FBI wants to speak with individuals seen in at least one video from the Boston Marathon but says she isn't calling them suspects.
WASHINGTON (AP) - One day after the demise of gun control legislation, Senate supporters of the measure vowed to try again, while a leading opponent accused President Barack Obama of taking the "low road" when he harshly criticized lawmakers who voted against key provisions.
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - A Mississippi man accused of mailing letters with suspected ricin to national leaders believed he had uncovered a conspiracy to sell human body parts on the black market and claimed "various parties within the government" were trying to ruin his reputation.
BOSTON (AP) - The painstaking work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage yielded a possible breakthrough as investigators focused on a man seen dropping off a bag, and then walking away from the site of the second of two deadly explosions.
BOSTON (AP) - The bombs that blew up seconds apart at the finish line of one of the world's most storied races left the streets spattered with blood and glass, three dead, including an 8-year-old boy, more than 140 wounded and gaping questions of who chose to attack at the Boston Marathon and why.
ATLANTA (AP) - Emails show that a Georgia juvenile justice official was angered by a writer's coverage of a bill that would keep some reports of problems in juvenile lockups secret, and she worried that news coverage could derail the legislation.
ATLANTA (AP) - A plan to install cameras in city-owned vehicles in Atlanta is raising privacy concerns from the workers who will be videotaped.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say the Georgia Department of Driver Services has been struggling with a statewide computer outage at licensing and testing centers across the state.
MIAMI (AP) - A Florida couple accused of kidnapping their two young sons and fleeing by boat to Cuba were handed over to the United States and imprisoned and their children were returned to their maternal grandparents, who have official custody, authorities said Wednesday.
BYRON, Ga. (AP) - When the "Dukes of Hazzard" reunion returns to Byron next year, it might be east bound and down and twice as big.