ATLANTA (AP) - The interim director of the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services has ordered mandatory overtime to address backlogged child protective services investigations.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - One of the biggest producers of Vidalia onions has agreed to pay nearly $100,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a group of farmworkers.
ATLANTA (AP) - Libertarian candidates running for U.S. Senate and governor qualified Tuesday for the November ballot with the hope that their message of small government and fiscal restraint will resonate with Georgia voters.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say 71 people were arrested and 11 juveniles were rescued from prostitution in Georgia as part of a national undercover child sex trafficking sting.
ATLANTA (AP) - A new museum highlighting historic and modern struggles for equality is scheduled to open to the public.
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) - A Southern cleric has been picked as the new archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "The Hunger Games" has filled fan appetites with a $155 million opening weekend that puts it near the top of the domestic record book.
ATLANTA (AP) - The state of Georgia and the Atlanta Regional Commission have spent about $18.7 million in outside legal fees during two decades of legal battles involving Florida and Alabama over access to drinking water.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court's ruling on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is likely to shake the presidential election race in early summer. But the winners in the court will not necessarily be the winners in the political arena.
ABERDEEN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey school superintendent says there's no policy against huggingin the district, and says the issue of middle schoolers being told by their principal not to hug each other anymore is being blown out of proportion.
Are we there yet? Not quite. Mitt Romney's two steps forward, one flub back campaign continues its tantalizing progress toward a total victory that always seems just ahead.
RICHMOND HILL, Ga. (AP) - As Fort McAllister fell to the Union Army of Gen. William T. Sherman days before Christmas in 1864, one of his artillery officers seized the Confederate flag of a vanquished company of Georgia riflemen. The officer carried the silk banner home to Maine as a souvenir, and it stayed in his family for three generations in a box along with a handwritten note: "To be return to Savannah or Atlanta sometime."
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Friday nominated Dartmouth College president and global health expert Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank, an unconventional pick that could help to quell criticism in the developing world of the U.S. stranglehold on the international organization's top post.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid fell to a four-year low last week, bolstering the view that the job market is strengthening.
ATLANTA (AP) - A suburban Atlanta high school student says in a federal lawsuit that administrators removed him as student body president after he promoted changes aimed at making the prom more inclusive to gay students.
ATLANTA (AP) - Organizers are planning to march through downtown Atlanta in memory of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager whose shooting by a neighborhood watch captain has led to protests nationwide.
WESLEY CHAPEL – A Wesley Chapel man is serving jail time - all because he wanted to check his Facebook page.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to a three-year low, state labor officials said Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia lawmakers are debating whether some people should be exempt from a proposal that would force those applying for welfare to take drug tests.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Two local Republican Party leaders have told police they've been threatened by supporters of presidential candidate Ron Paul.