Doris T. Mitchell Bowie of Covington, passed away July 16, 2014, at the age of 93. Mrs. Bowie was a lifelong resident of Newton County, and faithful member of Voice of Pentecost, in Covington. Additionally, she was a former member of United Pentecostal Church, where she served as youth director, the ladies auxiliary leader and Sunday School Teacher. Mrs. Bowie was a published song writer and poet, and proud member of the National Poetry Society of Who's Who. She enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time with those she loved. Mrs. Bowie was preceded in death by her first husband ...
ATLANTA (AP) - A lawyer for a suburban Atlanta woman whose husband was arrested after their son was left for hours in a hot SUV said Tuesday that she is devastated by the boy's death.
ATLANTA (AP) - City officials say Atlanta's new streetcar system will not begin operations this summer as planned. They now say it won't start rolling until November.
MACON, Ga. (AP) - The owner and several employees of a middle Georgia massage parlor have been sentenced on prostitution, conspiracy and money laundering charges.
ATLANTA (AP) - Democrat Jason Carter is seizing on a memo written by the head of the state ethics commission in which she says an attorney for Gov. Nathan Deal threatened her agency during its investigation of ethics complaints against the governor.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia forward Brandon Morris has been kicked off the basketball team following his arrest on a marijuana charge.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say nine people have been injured in a crash involving at least two tractor trailers on I-285 in DeKalb County.
ATLANTA (AP) - The head of the state ethics commission claims in a memo sent last year that an attorney for Gov. Nathan Deal once threatened to thwart legislative efforts to expand the agency's authority unless she made complaints against the governor "go away."
ATLANTA (AP) - A new report shows Georgia has ended the fiscal year with an increase in revenues of about $879 million, a 5.2 percent increase over the previous year.
TLANTA (AP) - An emergency management official says two people have died in the crash of an amateur-built experimental biplane in west Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - The wife of a Georgia man facing charges after their son was left in a hot car and died has retained a criminal defense attorney for herself.
ATLANTA (AP) - A judge has decided that an upcoming trial in Atlanta's school cheating case will go on as scheduled in August without former school superintendent Beverly Hall, who is battling cancer.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Animal control officers say a 10-week-old kitten that was thrown over the railing of a bridge and into the Intracoastal Waterway survived and is recovering at an animal shelter, and police seeking the person who tossed him.
ATLANTA (AP) - Police in suburban Atlanta say results of a toxicology report on a Georgia toddler who died in a hot car have come back with negative results, but officials won't specify which substances they tested for.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - The mayor of Tybee Island says more than 800 people who signed a petition calling for a nude friendly section of beach will need to keep their clothes on as long as he's in office.
An aggressive parking enforcement strategy in Atlanta has more than doubled the number of parking citations, boosting revenue for the city.
ATLANTA (AP) - A federal agency's decision might lead to thousands of Georgia bus drivers, cafeteria workers and private school teachers getting summer unemployment benefits after the state denied them the money.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia schools Superintendent John Barge will oppose a constitutional amendment that would guarantee the state's authority to charter independent schools.
CARROLLTON (AP) - A west Georgia school system is the latest to add school bus cameras aimed at nabbing motorists who break traffic laws, officials said.
A Fulton County prosecutor says a man has pleaded guilty to using a dead dog to beat his girlfriend.
After most Georgia voters decided against a transportation tax, political attention is shifting to a new battle involving charter schools.
The University of Georgia plans to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the graduation of the first African-American to earn a degree from the school.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesian zookeepers have moved an orangutan out of visitors' sight so she'll no longer smoke lit cigarettes people regularly throw into her cage.
The gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin before being shot to death by police was identified Monday as a 40-year-old Army veteran and former leader of a white supremacist heavy metal band.
Georgia, struggling with a drought of its own, also has to worry about earth-parched conditions in other states, particularly the Corn Belt states of the Midwest.
WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Contractors working on a first-of-its-kind nuclear plant are suing Georgia Power and the group of cooperative and municipal utilities building the new reactors near Waynesboro.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gay rights activists and other supporters of marriage equality planned a national "Kiss In" at Chick-fil-A restaurants Friday to protest the fast-food chain owners' opposition to same-sex unions.
ATLANTA (AP) - The parents of two high school football players who died after collapsing during practice drills in the heat say they plan to sue school or county officials.
A state official says the agency in charge of protecting Georgia children from abuse is revamping its protocols after an investigation found that a teenage girl who died was severely malnourished.
High school football teams across Georgia are doing a new "heat-conditioning" period under new rules designed to reduce the number of heat-related deaths and injuries.