ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the gunshot killing of a man in Richmond County.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Officials with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation say an analysis shows the number of deaths they handled in 2013 involving drug overdoses was lower than in each of the previous five years.
ATLANTA (AP) - Visitors to the new College Football Hall of Fame will find 100-year-old artifacts have found a new home in the digital age.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - Democrat Michelle Nunn is ramping up her attacks on Republican David Perdue as the race for Georgia's open Senate seat heats up.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A suburban Atlanta woman says home invaders kicked her disabled 6-year-old daughter in the side and stole medication and specialized equipment that helps the girl communicate.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The cost of flying is headed higher now that Congress has agreed on a budget deal.
ATLANTA (AP) - During a rally at the state Capitol Wednesday, lawyers for the family of a Georgia teenager found dead at school inside a rolled-up gym mat called on the governor to order a coroner's inquest.
ATLANTA (AP) - The graduation rate for the state's public high schools increased by nearly two percentage points over the previous year, state education officials said.
IRWINVILLE, Ga. (AP) - The leaders of a south Georgia county say community members and the Sons of Confederate Veterans group have stepped forward to stave off the closure of a Civil War historical site.
EAST POINT, Ga. (AP) - The mother of a young child who was reported missing and later found safe is now accused of giving police false information.
ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia National Guard will be able to assist members seeking benefits for same-sex spouses under changes announced Monday.
FOREST PARK, Ga. (AP) - Police south of Atlanta are on the lookout for two gunmen who stole Christmas presents and electronic items from a 9-year-old boy and his grandparents.
ATLANTA (AP) - The fundraising arm of the Georgia Senate Republican Caucus has not filed a mid-year campaign finance report nor has it submitted its annual registration with the state ethics commission, records show.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The Spokane Fire Department says a 16-year-old boy who died on a Delta Air Lines flight had a medical condition and was with members of his military family traveling from Seattle to Atlanta.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Nearly 100 demonstrators and their dogs gathered in Augusta on Saturday to protest Georgia Regents University's use of dogs to test human dental implants.
ATLANTA (AP) - A former Newton County sheriff's deputy has pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge.
ATLANTA (AP) - A Wendy's employee who dropped a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.
PERRY, Ga. (AP) - A man who spent 29 years in prison after pleading guilty to a deadly armed robbery has been acquitted by a jury in Houston County.