UNION CITY, Ga. (AP) - State officials say a new Georgia distribution center planned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will create more than 400 jobs over the next three years.
ATLANTA (AP) - State labor officials say Georgia's jobless rate has dropped to 7.9 percent.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Georgia coach Mark Richt expects star tailback Todd Gurley's indefinite suspension to stay in place this week.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully buy each new generation of Apple's iPhone and iPad.
DANIELSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - A school board in northeastern Georgia has voted to alter a monument outside a high school football field that contains two Biblical references.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The second Dallas nurse infected with Ebola will be transferred to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta from the Texas hospital where she was infected.
MOLENA, Ga. (AP) - Authorities have arrested the police chief of a small west Georgia city who is accused of soliciting young men for sex.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Jurors are scheduled to begin a sixth day of deliberations in the trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis.
NEW YORK (AP) - For more than two months, health officials have been struggling to understand the size of a national wave of severe respiratory illnesses caused by an unusual virus. This week, they expect the wave to start looking a whole lot bigger.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Customs and health officials at airports in Washington, Chicago, Atlanta and Newark will take the temperatures of passengers from three West African countries starting Thursday.
ATLANTA (AP) - A severe storm system roughed up much of the South for a second day Tuesday, knocking out power to tens of thousands as it snarled morning commutes and kept many under a tornado watch.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California attorney general has announced a $28 million settlement with a furniture and computer rental business that allegedly violated consumer protection and privacy laws.
ATLANTA (AP) - Voters have begun casting their ballots in Georgia's competitive races for U.S. Senate and governor.
ATLANTA (AP) - Forecasters expect damaging winds of up to 60 mph as a line of strong to severe thunderstorms moves across Georgia late Monday/early Tuesday.
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - It's been more than four decades since Jimmy Carter campaigned across Georgia and asked voters to make him governor.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - For the second time this year, police said a man accidentally shot himself while leaving a gun show in downtown Savannah.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Lottery ticket lines swelled Friday as the record Mega Millions jackpot grew to $640 million, thanks to players who cast aside concerns about long odds and opened their wallets for a chance at becoming an overnight millionaire.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Power has filed a request with state regulators to reduce fuel rates by 19 percent and total annual billings by about $567 million.
Mastercard is reporting that there is a possible breach in cardholder account data involving a payment processor, according to Fox News. Visa may also effected.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Experts say a warm winter and early spring will mean an abundance of ticks this summer in Georgia.
MACON (AP) - Hundreds of trees have been planted in an attempt to soak up the pollution from a contaminated industrial site in Macon.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Federal officials have made major progress in cleaning up radioactive waste stored in South Carolina, saying Thursday that two underground tanks that previously stored nuclear waste at the Savannah River Site are being cleaned and filled with concrete.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The House rejected a budget pushed by its most conservative members on Thursday and moved toward approval of a $3.5 trillion plan backed by Republican leaders that would revamp Medicare, slice everything from food stamps to transportation and reject President Barack Obama's call to raise taxes on the rich.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is scheduled to visit a suburban Atlanta church in an appearance sponsored by a Christian organization.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Atlanta declined to 9.0 percent in February, down one-tenth of a percentage point from a revised 9.1 percent in January. The jobless rate in metro Atlanta in February a year ago was 9.9 percent.
As a result of brisk ticket sales, lottery officials announced today that the Mega Millions jackpot has been bumped from $476 million to a staggering $500 million for Friday's drawing. This is the largest lottery jackpot in North American history.
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Federal authorities have charged a JetBlue Airways captain who sprinted down the cabin of a flight screaming about a bomb with interfering with a flight crew.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police departments and law enforcement agencies across Georgia are increasingly using seized cash and property to upgrade their vehicle fleets, weapons and other equipment.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - James Cameron will be one of the stars of his next big-screen adventure, a chronicle of the expedition on which he has made record-setting ocean dives.
EXETER, Calif. (AP) - On his second trip through high school, former C-student Alex Salinas got a lot of A's.