ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia House has passed a bill that would establish an age requirement for children enrolling in kindergarten.
ATLANTA (AP) - The College Board's new Advanced Placement U.S. history test is strongly biased to the left and should be scrapped, Republican Sen. William Ligon said Wednesday in an argument that has also been made by lawmakers in at least three other states.
ATLANTA (AP) - Local governments could continue collecting some sales tax on motor fuel, but the money would have to be used for transportation purposes, including school bus service, under an amended transportation bill that won approval Wednesday in a state House committee.
ATLANTA (AP) - Utility companies say more than 20,000 Georgia customers remain without power after this week's ice storm as low temperatures dipped into the single-digits in northern parts of the state.
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - A coroner says a mix-up at the state crime lab led to a family burying the wrong body during a closed-casket funeral.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A former suburban Atlanta girls' high school track coach has been given a five year sentence for sexting a student.
ATLANTA (AP) - Utility companies say more than 67,000 Georgia customers remain without power as crews work to clear downed trees and power lines.
ATLANTA (AP) - Charter school supporters want the schools to be exempt from a state-run district that Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing to take over chronically failing institutions.
ATLANTA (AP) - Power companies say more than 185,000 customers in Georgia were still without power as crews worked to clear downed trees and power lines.
The past couple of weeks have been fairly busy for legislators under the Gold Dome. We have now completed 15 days of the Legislative Session and have passed seven bills on the Senate floor. We are moving quickly and I look forward to keeping you updated as we move forward at the Gold Dome.
ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Nathan Deal says state agencies will delay opening until 10 a.m. on Tuesday in metro Atlanta to prevent problems with black ice on roadways.
ATLANTA (AP) - On Sunday Gov. Nathan Deal issued a State of Emergency until Tuesday ahead of a wintry mix expected to hit areas of northern Georgia.
ATLANTA (AP) - When a big storm or tornado devastates a community, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) usually steps in to help state and local officials. But in recent years, FEMA has been getting some help of its own from an unexpected source - one you see on almost every highway throughout the Southeast: Waffle House.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia would become one of several states authorized to take over "chronically failing" schools if Republican Gov. Nathan Deal can hold members of his own party while attracting Democrats and placating some school officials frustrated by the proposal.
ATLANTA (AP) - Snow falling steadily in parts of Kentucky turned roads hazardous Monday as a major winter storm system also threatened to spew ice, sleet and freezing rain across several Southern states.
MILLEN, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a 5-year-old east Georgia girl has died after a candle sparked a fire in her home, which had lost power after this week's ice storm.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities are urging Georgia drivers to be cautious on streets and highways, as melting snow and ice forms treacherous conditions in some spots.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia utility companies report that about 382,000 customers in the state were without power Thursday morning, as the total number of customers who lost power since the storm began approached 700,000.
ATLANTA (AP) - Fire officials say the poor condition of a historic building in midtown Atlanta contributed to its partial collapse during an ice storm.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia utility companies report that nearly 200,000 customers were without power as ice coated trees and branches are bringing power lines down across the state.
ATLANTA (AP) - Here's a look by the numbers at how some agencies are responding to a storm that is supposed to bring snow, "catastrophic" ice and widespread power outages to Georgia, including the Atlanta metro area.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's state climatologist Bill Murphey recalls the snapping of trees under the weight of ice during an epic storm in January 1973. It left an estimated 200,000 people without electricity for several days.
ATLANTA (AP) - State lawmakers in Georgia are planning to end their legislative year on March 20.
ATLANTA (AP) - In a dire warning Tuesday, forecasters said a "catastrophic" winter storm threatened to bring a thick layer of ice to Georgia and other parts of the South, causing widespread power outages that could leave people in the dark for days.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The Savannah Airport Commission has voted unanimously to approve an airline lease and operating agreement with JetBlue Airways Corp.
CALHOUN, Ga. (AP) - State transportation officials say that some lanes of Interstate 75 between Chattanooga, Tenn., and Atlanta's northwest suburbs were becoming impassable as snow spreads across north Georgia.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police are investigating a shooting that took place inside a suburban Atlanta grocery store.
ATLANTA (AP) - With memories of gridlock on icy Atlanta highways still fresh, Georgia officials got a second chance Monday to prove the state could prepare for winter weather. The governor declared a state of emergency hours ahead of the storm, something he didn't do two weeks ago.
ATLANTA (AP) - Medical marijuana has been a non-starter in recent years in the Deep South, where many Republican lawmakers feared it could lead to widespread drug use and social ills. That now appears to be changing, with proposals to allow a form of medical marijuana gaining momentum in a handful of Southern states.
ATLANTA (AP) - With memories of thousands of vehicles gridlocked for hours on icy metro Atlanta highways fresh in their minds, emergency officials and elected leaders in north Georgia were preparing Monday for another round of winter weather.