ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House hopes that legalizing fireworks will spark part of the state's economy.
ATLANTA (AP) - Students with legal refugee status could be eligible for special needs scholarships under a bill approved by the Georgia House.
ATLANTA (AP) - A House bill that would remove limitations placed on a for-profit cancer hospital under a 2008 deal with Georgia lawmakers has run into stiff opposition.
State lawmakers took a step forward Thursday on two major priorities for the legislative session.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says the state's net tax collections are up more than 12 percent over this time last year.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a suburban utility vehicle has plunged off a bridge over a creek that flows into Lake Lanier north of Atlanta.
ATLANTA (AP) - The cellphone parking lot at Atlanta's airport will close for a week while improvements are made to roads leading to the terminals.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal's plan to take over schools dubbed "chronically failing" is moving to the Georgia House.
ATLANTA (AP) - A prosecutor said Thursday that he would seek a misdemeanor charge - but no felony - against a suburban Atlanta police chief who reported accidentally shooting his sleeping wife on New Year's Day.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - The state's first known cases of a potentially deadly pig disease have been tied to an event at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry.
ATLANTA (AP) - Three provocative pieces of legislation are on track to floor votes in the General Assembly.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's unemployment rate has dropped to 6.4 percent, its lowest level since July 2008.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters say north Georgia residents can expect a mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet as a new storm system moves across the state.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Brice Ramsey's edge in Georgia's quarterback competition this spring may not be as big as some believed.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia officials waffled on whether to proceed with an execution when the lethal injection drug was discovered to have a cloudy appearance, according to court documents, and one expert said their decision to postpone it was the right move.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia could raise an extra $585 million by increasing its tobacco taxes, according an analysis by Georgia State University that comes as state leaders seek ways to pay for transportation projects.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - Police have charged a homeless man with performing a sex act on a woman's body at a funeral home in Columbus.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn is replacing the Toomer's Corner oak trees that were poisoned by a University of Alabama fan.
ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta police are searching for a person they believe stole almost 800 pairs of panties from a Victoria's Secret store.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House of Representatives has approved a bill letting thousands of Georgians who did not pass high school graduation tests petition local officials for diplomas.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Senate has passed and sent to the House two proposals aimed at cracking down on pimps and others engaged in what lawmakers say is an increasing problem of sexual exploitation of children in Georgia.
Think you might have a hidden treasure in that collection of what other people call junk? The American Pickers, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, of the HBO show on the History Channel, are coming to Georgia looking for junkyards, basements, garages and barns to find hidden treasures, rare artifacts, and vintage collectibles and they want to see what you've got.
ATLANTA (AP) - High winds followed by a surge of cold air this weekend are in store for Georgia as multiple cold fronts move across the South.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal wants lawmakers to create a state-run district to take over failing schools, overseen by an appointed superintendent with broad new powers over those institutions.
ATLANTA (AP) - State lawmakers plan to begin discussing Gov. Nathan Deal's proposal to turn over management of failing schools to a state-run district.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Clark Atlanta University says the killing of a junior chemistry major is a "devastating" loss for the school.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Adreian Payne came to Minnesota on Monday as a seldom-used member of the powerful Atlanta Hawks, languishing on the bench for one of the league's best teams.
NEW YORK (AP) - Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home-improvement retailer, says it has started to hire more than 80,000 seasonal workers for the spring selling season, the company's busiest period.
ATLANTA (AP) - Republican leaders on Monday previewed changes to a bill aiming to raise $1 billion to maintain Georgia's roads and bridges, hoping to placate county and city officials unhappy with their initial plan to raise half that dollar amount by eliminating locals' share of the sales tax on gasoline.
ATLANTA (AP) - A House sub-committee on education has taken the first step toward giving parents more time to enroll their 5-year-olds in pre-kindergarten.